Just incase you hadn’t noticed, the Giraffe Social Media team has been growing lately. Over the past couple of months we’ve had the privilege of welcoming Sam, Jess, Harry and Mo to our office of joy, and we’re incredibly excited about the parts they are going to play in helping to evolve our service. But there’s more to a team than it’s newest members…
There are a few key people in the team who have played big roles in catapulting the Giraffe vision to where it is now. Earlier today we were flabbergasted to realise that we’d never properly introduced you to one of those people - our social advertising manager Naomi Couper!
Naomi has played a number of different parts since she started here back in 2013. To give you a better idea of who she is, what she does and what makes her tick, we politely forced her to answer one or two obscure questions....
Hello there! What’s your name and where do you come from?
Hello! My name is Naomi and I’m from Portsmouth!
Naomi - is that short for anything?
Funny you should ask, it’s actually short for Naomiflan. It’s not really. That’s a joke...
Fair enough. Tell us a little about the roles that you’ve taken since you started back in 2013…
Well I started off as a social media manager which was super fun, but I have always had an interest in social advertising. So back in January 2016 I took on the role of social advertising manager.
What does your current role entail?
I look after the paid advertising of every client at Giraffe, ensuring that every advert is achieving the best results possible!
Describe yourself in three words, one adjective, one verb and one abstract noun.
Oh! Okay, err… Alive, pottering and... imagination?
What is your favourite temperature in degrees centigrade?
12 degrees. 100 percent 12 degrees.
What’s your favourite word to pronounce?
Blancmange. I absolutely love blancmange and saying the word blancmange. Blancmange.
What’s the weirdest dream you’ve ever had?
I once had a dream that my mum was in the Spice Girls and her stage name was Old Spice. I recall that was both strange and amusing.
If you could have a pet anything what would it be?
I’d quite like a raccoon to sit on my shoulder! You see the YouTube videos of people with them and I’ve always been quite jealous. I’d name him Artemis.
If you were in a circus how would you ensure your act had the most pzazz?
Fire. Fire everywhere. Pyrotechnics are the one
What's your least favourite colour and why?
Probably magnolia - because it can’t make up it’s mind between yellow and white.
Any dietary requirements we should be aware of?
I hate seafood and sometimes I pretend to be allergic to it at soireés to avoid eating it… that’s when I get invited to soireés.
Duly noted. Where is the coolest place you've ever visited?
The Giraffe Social Media garden! It’s the place of legends.
What first comes to mind when I use the word palpable?
Lastly, what would your superhero name and superpower be?
Okay, my name would be WhitNae, and I would have the power of song!