Premier League CVs

Imagine a world without football? I know, it’s scary. But what’s even scarier is that the Premier League stars we know and love would all be searching for jobs. Normal jobs like the ones you and I have. No scouts, youth academies or agents, just a good ole’ CV. In this column, we provide insight into what those job applications would actually look like. This is ‘Premier League CVs’.

Paul Labile Pogba

Profile:

I am an outgoing Millennial with a passion for marketing. I pride myself on my 3S system; social media, self-promotion, and style. If you want something done normally, I’m not your guy. Hire me and be prepared for the unexpected.

Education:

Marketing and International Relations (B.A.)
Ecole de Commerce International, Paris
(2009 – 2011)

At Ecole de Commerce International I studied under some of the top marketing professionals in France. Going into the program I already had a strong marketing instinct. However, the program allowed me to align my skills with a company’s core values. I finished the program with honours and a recommendation letter from the dean.

Work Experience:

Mailroom Intern
Wati B Records, Paris
(2011 – 2012)

  • Sorting incoming and outgoing mail
  • Fetching coffee for management
  • Waiting for my chance to breakthrough
  • Delivering mail to people within the company
  • Shadowed the Social Media Manager

Background Dancer
Hostile Records, Paris
(2012 – 2016)

  • Lit up the show from behind the scenes
  • Eventually became the star of every video I featured in
  • Made notable connections with people in the music industry

Social Media Manager
Wati B Records, Paris
(2016 – present)

  • Have attempted to push the boundaries of Wati B’s social media strategy
  • Referred numerous employees to the company who have made an instant impact
  • Raised Wati B’s global influence with a younger generation

Notable Skills:

  • Great dancer
  • Social media marketing
  • Hairstyling
  • Fashion
  • Dabbing

References:

Cover Letter:

To whom it concerns,

I started my career in Wati B Records’ mailroom while I studied marketing in Paris. The company was my passion and I learned a ton under my manager, but he never gave me the chance to step up into a more senior role. I knew I was ready for a promotion but he kept giving opportunities to other staff. I was patient for so long but couldn’t wait any longer.

It wasn’t long before I made the swap to Hostile Records. They were willing to offer me an opportunity to be in the limelight. As a background dancer, I developed an incredible sense of showmanship which has helped me network with some of the best within the music business. My career at Hostile Records was doing phenomenally well, and then Wati B came knocking.

Since I moved from Wati B, the manager whom I worked under had long but retired. The record label offered me the chance to come back and take on a more senior role at the company. I couldn’t refuse and made the swap.

As Social Media Manager at Wati B, I have greatly impacted the company’s online presence. Despite this, there have inconsistencies in the engagement of our accounts due to my current manager’s tight leash. I have suggested we take a more offensive style of social media marketing by offering more creative content. Unfortunately, I have been told to ‘play it safe’ which results in underwhelming engagement results.

That’s why I want to make the switch to your company. If you give me the foundation to be creative, I know I can make a difference at Barcelona Records.

If you are interested in my proposal and want to discuss this further, please feel free to reach out.

Regards,
Paul Labile Pogba