Susi Castle

France | Germany | Japan | UK

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I ama linguist.a snowboarder.a creator.a coffee lover.a fitness fan.
I’ve also lived in Belgium, France, Germany and Japan and I’m now lucky enough to be working at Primesight in London as a Communications Executive. This site is a chance for me to play around with WordPress, Google Analytics and all of the other things I wouldn’t dare to test on a company website!

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Tokyo Barista

Tokyo Barista

Public-speaking

Public-speaking

Let’s Listen! Original listening curriculum design

Let’s Listen! Original listening curriculum design

The very first original Joetsu ALT Scavenger Hunt

The very first original Joetsu ALT Scavenger Hunt

My first business card design

My first business card design

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WORK HISTORY

2016

Communications Executive

PRIMESIGHT

At Primesight I’m responsible for making sure that all of the amazing work my colleagues do is recognised and spread far and wide. Whether that’s liaising with our PR agency or publishing developments on LinkedIn, my job includes¬†many elements of the marketing mix. One minute I’m tweeting about the latest developments in the OOH world and the next I’m putting together content ideas for our website. Oh, and did I mention I love it?

2016

Account Manager

SPRING

Promoted to Account Manager just over a year after joining this Southwold-based communications design company. I managed 15 accounts across multiple industries, helping them to grow their business through Spring’s beautiful, strategic design. I was the go-to for all things SEO and social media and loved talking shop with our clients.

2011

Assistant Language Teacher

JET Programme

I taught English to 1,400 students in four schools in Japan. I had to plan ahead but think on my feet. Creative: My worksheets were the most beautiful in town. Innovative: I made a Google Drive database to share resources; Challenged myself: I wrote articles for my local newspaper in Japanese.

2013

Regional Adviser

JET Programme

I looked after the welfare, social calendar and professional development of 30 ALTs in my area for one year.

2010

Intern

European Parliament, Brussels

Tri-lingual (EN, FR, DE)  work experience in the office of a German MEP.

EDUCATION HISTORY

2014

CLAIR Translation & Interpretation Course

JET Programme

One of only 150 JET participants.
Passed all 6 exams with an average of 95% over six months of study.

2011

BA French with Japanese

University of Sheffield

2:1
During my year abroad I taught English at a school in Alsace, working in a French-speaking environment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

French

German

Japanese

TESTIMONIALS

YOSHIKO KOIDE

YOSHIKO KOIDE PRINCIPAL / KOKUFU PRIMARY SCHOOL

It is clearly part of Susi’s character to be passionate about work and she consistently delivered the best performance possible, never running out of energy to devote to her job.

MASAO YOKOYAMA

MASAO YOKOYAMA PRINCIPAL / NAOETSUMINAMI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Susi is an industrious and hard-working member of staff. Even by Japanese standards I was impressed by her. She was always brimming with energy and full of ideas.

TSUTOMU YOSHIKOSHI

TSUTOMU YOSHIKOSHI PRINCIPAL / NAOETSU PRIMARY SCHOOL

Susi placed great importance on the value of teamwork.

JORGO CHATZIMARKAKIS

JORGO CHATZIMARKAKIS MEP / EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

I am convinced that Susi’s outstanding competencies will be a good foundation for her future.

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Interested in what I did before 2010, or just looking for a little more information? You’ll soon be able to download my CV from here.
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