Recommendations from Colleagues
During her time in the European Commission, Lorraine demonstrated an in-depth knowledge of the role of spokesperson and the workings of a press office…I have no hesitation in recommending her highly.
Lorraine has a superb work-ethic. One of those people that goes the extra mile and always seeks to add something extra. Perhaps the most striking feature of her communications work is her creativity. In NESC we work on complex problems and seek to provide advice to the Prime Minister’s Office and in doing so to influence wider public through the media. This is where Lorraine has been crucial. She has helped us to simplify and bring our messages to life. She has been key to our improving relations with mainstream media and has led our efforts to use social media more effectively. I would recommend Lorraine very highly and feel she will make an energetic and valuable contribution to any organisation.
In my few years working with Lorraine I always found her to be hard-working, reliable, and very concise in delivering what could often be complex information under considerable time pressure.
Lorraine achieved substantial increases in our social media interaction and increased the amount we raised for charity by over 35%. Lorraine’s work contributed greatly to this. Lorraine is easy to work with and fun but is also very committed to the tasks she takes on, maintaining focus through to completion in a very noisy environment. Lorraine is also capable of letting you know what she expects from you in order to get best results, both in terms of action and resources, a very useful talent. At the end of the broadcast period she produced a valuable summary document providing metrics and insights into which activities had produced the best results and offering suggestions as to new activities for the coming year. If you need someone really sharp and inventive to drive your communications activities I would recommend you talk to Lorraine.
Since joining NESC Lorraine greatly advanced our social media presence. Lorraine very quickly picked up the nature of our work and our key audiences and communicated our work appropriately through social media. Lorraine is creative and what I would call a ‘technical whizz’ drawing together striking images to convey complex messages simply. Lorraine is a pleasure to work with – pleasant, conscientious, full of ideas, supportive and fun.
Lorraine took on a role within our organisation to deal with and develop digital marketing and social media. She launched our Snapchat and Instagram platforms. She also had a role in securing and creating content for our main Twitter and Facebook platforms. I found her extremely passionate, hard working (all hours of day and night) and detail orientated to ensure the product was right. She was always on time and committed to every step of each project. I would have no hesitation in recommending Lorraine for any role within digital marketing and social media.​
Conference Feedback

Wonderful talk from @lorrainelarkin on Story Selling in social media. Interesting to see where social traffic is going and hear all these great tips for communicating with your audience! #TechConnect19


Trending hashtags & sounds, consistent and original content and simply put, fun. #GetSocial2020 RT: @IIDB_ie : Why use TikTok? 500 million active users, 1.5 billion downloads, 90% everyday use and 41% of users aged 16-24. @lorrainelarkin #GETSocial2020 #tiktok #tiktokmarketing


A captivating talk from @lorrainelarkin on how to be effective on social media @techconnectlive . Though we really want to know which of her posts went viral! #TechConnect18 #SocialMedia


Seriously brilliant tips from @lorrainelarkin #socialmediatips. Clever content #vegansausagerolls @rickastley


Getting started with #TikTok. Great attempt to get a group video from @lorrainelarkin #socialmedia #digitalmarketing #GETSocial2020


A great talk by @lorrainelarkin on how to capture attention on Social Media! Will be sure to use some of her tips in the future #NSMSIRE18 #Social #Marketing


Excellent insight into #storytelling on social media from @lorrainelarkin #TechConnect19


Great start to Tech Connect Live at the social media stage ‘ Everything you post tells a story . Everything you post is selling’ @lorrainelarkin @TechConnectire #TechConnect19


Excellent day at #TechConnect18 listened to some brilliant conversations on sales, marketing, pr and social which have have sparked my imagination and given some great tips for best practice! @lorrainelarkin

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