Jack Wallington leads The Student Room Group’s community and its 3+ million members. Managing the social, editorial and PR teams as well as its nationwide network of 60 student ambassadors to help 75% of students in the UK with support and their educational choices. The Student Room’s audience has doubled in size to reach 6.5 million visitors a month, making it the world’s largest student community. Jack is currently working on revamping the site’s mobile platform, including a brand new app launching in September. Prior to The Student Room, Jack has worked with social platforms at the IAB and managed social and content marketing for Cancer Research UK, Sony, Universal and many others. He has been named in The Drum’s Social Buzz Top 50 for the last two years running.
“I’m judging The Drum’s Social Buzz Awards to be inspired by and give recognition to the best in class for social media marketing. I’ll be keeping an eye out for the really smart campaigns that manage to mesh today’s data platforms with a human element usually seen in big budget branding campaigns.”