Meet the team Q&A: Vicki Eastman

by Vicki Eastman

Name: Vicki

Time in business: 7 weeks

Position: Account Manager

1.) Tell us your Clearly PR story

I was working at home in North Devon for a marketing agency and looking for a fresh challenge. I had another interview scheduled which I was dreading when Amy called me to discuss my application – I was so relieved! I instantly felt like I was talking to someone like-minded and we arranged an interview.

2.) How did I feel when I heard I’d got the job?

Honestly, I was a bit surprised! The interview was actually enjoyable – I’d been to so many where it was all about the organisation’s needs, all take and no give, so it was really hard to judge how well it had gone as I had little to compare it to. Once the shock wore off I was very excited.

3.) Tell us a bit about yourself

I love baking and this year I made my first wedding cakes. I speak a bit of French and would love to be able to remove the ‘a bit of’ from that sentence! I also love travelling and exploring new places and always have a trip somewhere planned – next stop is Vienna.

4.) Can you pin point your favourite moment from your interview?

I’m not sure I can pick one moment, but I instantly felt at home at Clearly and had an overwhelming sense of right place, right time.

5.) What did you want to be when you were growing up?

Oh, it varied every week. Actor, chef, journalist, author. I was always most interested in doing something I enjoyed, something creative but I could never quite decide.

6.) Tell us an interesting fact about yourself?

I was once offered a job at Buckingham Palace.

7.) What is your favourite part of your job so far?

Probably arguing with Dougie about utter nonsense. We both like to play Devil’s advocate, so often end up switching sides.

8.) Grass on a colleague and tell us a funny story about them (if you can)

I think some of the team think George is quite quiet and sensible, but he will quite often add a one-liner to the conversation which only I can hear. Then I look mad because I’m laughing at nothing.

9.) Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

I’d love to spend some time working abroad, so maybe I’ll have finally got to grips with French and have moved to Paris to set up a bakery. They can never have too many, right?

10.) Describe Clearly PR in three words

On the ball.

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