Steven Sefton

Digital Marketing Director at Zap

Motherwell, United Kingdom
Marketing and Advertising

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Steven Sefton's Overview

  • Social Media Executive & Business Development Executive at September Marketing, Advertising & Design
  • Senior Sales Executive at The HUB Paper
  • Field Sales Executive at Johnston Press
  • Braidhurst High School
  • City of Glasgow College

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Steven Sefton's Summary

Steven Sefton has been building his business, sales and social media marketing knowledge and has worked with companies that helped him develop the necesary skills within marketing, advertising, social media marketing, web & business development.

Steven wants to pass this on to others so they have the opportunity to tackle online marketing in a more advanced way than he did when he first started off.

With Steven's extensive experience he has decided to start a business with his business partner Stevie Jukes who specialises in Graphic and Web Design.

Steven Sefton's Experience

Digital & Social Media Marketing Director


Partnership; 1-10 employees; Internet industry

September 2011Present (3 years 1 month) Motherwell, Glasgow, Wishaw, United Kingdom

Zap are a Design, Marketing & Advertising Company based in Motherwell of Lanarkshire and helping clients throughout the world specialising in helping your business realise your creative and online potential. From one business to another, Zap understand how important it is to feel like your business is Zap's top priority!

Zap specialise within Website Design, Website Development, SEO, PPC, Social Media Management, Social Media Marketing, Photography, Video Production and Music Production.

Zap offer a high quality standard at competitive prices.

Zap would love to work on one of your projects and help you reach your online potential.

If you have a job that you think Zap would be right for, please contact us.

Our advice is FREE and the Zap team love to give away tips and tricks too. Test them and give them a call.

If you have any questions or comments we have a handy contact form on our website, or you can telephone or email us today!

Blog Owner

Sefton Media

September 2012Present (2 years 1 month) Scotland

A small business blog to educate small business owners on how to market themselves and their business online. I share information on how to use social media and other web platforms to generate more leads online. The topics of discussion are social media, email marketing, SEO, PPC, web design & development, digital marketing and small business success. If there is anything you would like me to write about, please email me at

Deputy Chief Editor

The Social Penguin Blog

Self-Employed; 1-10 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months) Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Social Penguin Blog is a social media, content and digital marketing blog based in Edinburgh with readers all over world. Our writers are based from all over the UK with also a writer from Canada.

My role with The Social Penguin Blog is to source out new writers whilst keeping our current writers motivated and producing great content our readers will love. Along with Mike McGrail the blog owner, we manage the social media platforms and sharing only the best content around.

Every few weeks I also write for the blog with my speciality in the business side of social media and focussing on how you can implement those tactics I use everyday.

Our content is regularly featured on Social Media Today and this shows our dedication to our readers by producing the best content around.

HootSuite UK Diplomat


Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

February 2013Present (1 year 8 months) Glasgow, United Kingdom

As a HootSuite Diplomat, our role is to organise events for HootSuite Lovers and anyone looking to know more about the social media management platform.

Diplomats along with the Ambassadors connect everyone from the small business using Social Media to the Social Media Managers all the way through to HootSuite HQ in Canada.

Dave Olson from HootSuite HQ says "Community is all about making friends and sharing stories, and the story is at the heart of everything we do." Want to know more please do get in touch.

Social Media Executive & Business Development Executive

September Marketing, Advertising & Design

July 2011October 2011 (4 months) Glasgow, United Kingdom

I developed new relationships for the directors and applied more tenders and created a social media campaign.

My social media marketing tasks included helping the clients September already had and develop new relationships for them through engagement and providing great content.

I learned the difficulties businesses are having these days and the steps to work through the difficult times businesses are having.

Senior Sales Executive

The HUB Paper

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Newspapers industry

October 2010May 2011 (8 months) Lanarkshire

Maximising Sales within a territory, controlling all advertising revenues for the paper on my own, helping with the company brand and developing a new business. I also sold business packs and flyer distribution for the print and design company.

I have helped develop the paper that we were able to get a bigger office and employ more sales and design staff.

I have also built many relationships with business owners and staff throughout Lanarkshire.

Field Sales Executive

Johnston Press

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; jpr; Newspapers industry

January 2010October 2010 (10 months) Motherwell, United Kingdom

Controlling my area and maximizing sales and working towards targets and over achieving.

I helped many businesses achieve success from their advertising by offering different solutions and worked with them to achieve the best design for their adverts and create the biggest impact for their brand.

Within my first 6 months of newspaper advertising sales I was given the highest sales target in the team.

Steven Sefton's Publications

  • George Square Harlem Shake #GSHarlem

    • Zap Designs
    • February 22, 2013

    With the help of social media and great friends we managed to gather around 100 people to create George Square Harlem Shake. It couldn't have happened this quick and with as many people without these great communication skills.

    The # we created for Twitter (#GSHarlem) was trending on Twitter for Glasgow and the Shake made it's way to STV Glasgow website.

    The video was viewed over 12,000 times within 24 hours and currently as of 14/03/2013 the video has been viewed 30,000 times. We now have over 30 people subscribed to our YouTube channel.

    Doing great things that brings people together through social media can bring your business success. It's not always about you, it's what you can do for others.

Steven Sefton's Projects

  • Little Big Shot

    • September 2011 to Present

    Little BIG Shot is a Healthy Energy Drink, specially designed to meet active lifestyle challenges. It’s a refreshing blend of berry fruit juices combined with Ginseng and B vitamins. B vitamins are involved in the release of energy from food, help combat tiredness and fatigue and contribute to the maintenance of various metabolic processes. Little BIG Shot contains no preservatives and no E – numbers.

  • EMPS Lettings

    • May 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Steven Sefton, Stevie Jukes,

    A letting agency based in Lanarkshire working with clients throughout Scotland. Big enough to cope and small enough to care.

Steven Sefton's Courses

  • Independent Coursework

    • Photoshop CS5 Introduction

Steven Sefton's Skills & Expertise

  1. Web Design
  2. Web Development
  3. Graphic Design
  4. SEO
  5. PPC
  6. Social Media Marketing
  7. Social Media
  8. Print Design
  9. Product Design
  10. Video Production
  11. Music Production
  12. Email Marketing
  13. Hosting
  14. Custom Facebook Pages
  15. Facebook Marketing
  16. Twitter
  17. Social Media Strategist
  18. New Business Development
  19. Small Business
  20. Photoshop
  21. Digital Media
  22. Advertising
  23. Digital Marketing
  24. Online Marketing
  25. Blogging
  26. Social Networking
  27. Online Reputation Management
  28. Marketing
  29. Copywriting
  30. SMO
  31. Web 2.0
  32. Online Advertising
  33. Google Analytics
  34. Digital Strategy
  35. SEM
  36. Google Adwords
  37. Web Marketing
  38. Web Analytics
  39. Mobile Marketing
  40. WordPress
  41. Social Media Measurement
  42. SEO copywriting
  43. Website Development
  44. New Media
  45. Facebook
  46. Creative Direction
  47. Organic Search
  48. Logo Design
  49. Affiliate Marketing
  50. Search Advertising

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Steven Sefton's Education

Braidhurst High School


City of Glasgow College

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