Adwoa Okyere


  • LocationMitcham, United Kingdom

About me


I am an articulate, intelligent and easy going person with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to work to deadlines. I enjoy working in a team however equally as productive working on my own. I enjoy working within a busy environment and the have the confidence, a can-do attitude with great organisational skills and can multi-task with ease.



  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history


CS, Registration and Data Administrator

Cannes Lions

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
  • o Contacting delegates to ensure information given on the system is accurate via phone and email correspondence o Assigning/booking accommodation for delegates for the festival o Responsible for delegates participating from different countries as well as sponsors and reps. o Project managing high profile companies as well as individuals wishing to attend the festival o Reviewing company and contact details associated with incoming creative entry submissions and delegate registrations o Assessing the validity of each data submitted is correct and accurate o Identifying discrepancies, correcting and liaising with customers on regular basis to ensure all data is updated o Assisting the Press dept


Bank Administrator for Musculoskeletal Care Service Dept

Virgin Care

Sep 2013 - Mar 2015
  • o Book new appointments/referrals received into the Triage service, physiotherapy and rehabilitation. o Maintain patients confidentiality information, input/update into electronic system o Support patients, general practitioners, purchasers and consultants by handling clerical tasks and providing an effective and efficient service in a polite, positive and courteous manner o Liaise with the MSK triage team ensuring clinical capacity matches demand for appointments


Honorary Educational Psychologist Assistant

Dyslexia Centre

Sep 2012 - May 2013
  • Diagnostic assessor for dyslexic students under Tim Francis Educational Psychologist; B.Ed, B.Sc., M.Sc., C.Psychol, AFBPsS o Handwriting assessment under a number of different stressors o Scotopic Sensitivity screening (coloured overlays) o Reading assessment o Spelling assessment o Reading comprehension assessment o Assessment of phonological processing o Reading speed measurement o Full psychometric assessment using Wechsler Test appropriate to age (WPPSI, WISC, WAIS). Identification of areas of specific weakness and strength and specific learning difficulties or general learning difficulties


Administrator for the Front of House Team


Mar 2010 - Jun 2012
  • o Communicating and responding to client calls/email requests o Administrative duties; faxing, printing, mailing, scanning and maintaining office supplies; e.g. stationery o Client liaison as well as booking taxis, meeting rooms, catering etc. o Assisting the reception manager and facility manager with external engineers, press pitches etc.


Returns Assistant

Urban Outfitters

Jan 2010 - Mar 2010
  • o Managed the process and returns, using the data system reports / answering stock queries o Ad-hoc duties; upload & migrate online content for website, updating the site with new styles o Liaising with the web operation manager, website support; co-coordinating e- communications, editorial administration


PA to Legal Director, Central Team and Audit


Jun 2007 - Jun 2009
  • o Extensive diary management for Director/Finance Team & Central team and In-house Legal seminars for the company and assisted with monthly Board pack/meetings; proof reading, printing o Dealt with Emap’s Travel web site, booking UK/Europe/Asia travels, uploads, set-ups, queries, logins etc. o Creating and updating content for the legal team’s internal web site uploads of images/text, copy editing, proofreading o Dealt with incoming emails, faxes & post, taxi bookings, catering & room bookings, up- dating stationary invoicing i.e. business card orders o Assisting HR department duties: i.e. writing confirmation letters for employees, promotions, pay- raises, etc. as well as People-soft trained - for invoicing (SAP) o Adhoc duties for WGSN: i.e. assisting on print projects, fashion pages etc. o Managed the training and recruiting of new members of staff


Art Director & Assistant Editor-freelancer

European Business Review

Mar 2005 - Jun 2007
  • o Developed ideas and layout concepts and writing articles for the magazine o To manage and co-ordinate press image requests; ensuring consistency of style in the diagrams with regards to typeface, type size and the overall style o Assisting web-designers with logos, designs as well as picture resizing, page formatting, uploading images etc. o Prepare sets, checking that all equipment is functioning, setting up appropriate lighting and keeping accurate daily capture records o Dealing with recruiting new members of art workers; web designers, admin staff ?


Administrator Advisor-oyster Helpline & Refunds


Mar 2005 - Nov 2006
  • : o Answering and responding to call requests via telephone o Customer queries via email/fax & post, o Refunding claims involving the Oyster cards via post/email ?


PA to the Commercial & Business Development Team

Edexcel University Of London

Mar 2004 - Aug 2004
  • o PA/Administrative duties for the Commercial Managers for Director o Extensive diary management, booking taxis, meeting rooms, appointments, travel booking etc


Assistant to On Air Producer

Sci-fi Channel

Jan 2003 - Jan 2004
  • o Organized Music Archives for promos and series, send out mail out o Travel arrangements, coordinating materials between the studios o Assisting the Press department; email communications, with merging, printing o Assist with PR/Marketing highlights on request, dubbing, encoding, booking voice-over artists



MA Psychology

Birkbeck University

Sep 2010 - Jun 2015
  • o MA Psychology


BSc Media Technology

Thames Valley University

Jul 1999 - May 2002
  • o BSc Hon Media Technology.


Performing Arts

Hammer Smith and West London College

Jun 1993 - May 1995
  • o Diploma in Performing Arts


NVQ Business Administration

Sight Sound Business Administration

May 1993 - Aug 1993
  • o NVQ Grade 1&2 - Business Admin