Adwoa Okyere

Coordinator/PA/Administrative & Creative

Level
Mid Level
Location
Mitcham, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

  • Coordinator/PA/Administrative & Creative
  • Coordinator/PA/Administrative & Creative

About me

An articulate, intelligent person with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, versatile and result orientated Coordinator. With extensive Administrative/Project managing experience. Creative, easy going and confident individual, with a can-do attitude and great organizational/multi-tasking skills. Currently looking for permanent work within a creative environment where I can settle.

Skills

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

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Universal Music UK

    Universal Music UK

    • Music
  • M

    MEC

    • Levi's

      Levi's

      • Retail
    • urban outfitters

      urban outfitters

      • Retail

    Work history

    2018

    Studio Samples Assistant

    Levi's

    Nov 2018 - Nov 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • o Studio duties; assisting with merchandising, studio deliveries, shoot set ups

    2018

    Project Coordinator

    mcgraw hill education

    Oct 2018 - Oct 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • o Managed file management in archives and on ftp site o Responsible for file transfer to and from vendors and MHE Dubai team o Working closely with the PM team to provide support on file management o Managed email queries o Use of INDD, Excel, and SmartSheet on a daily basis

    2018

    Interim Senior Publishing Coordinator

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists

    Oct 2017 - Aug 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • o Organize and attend, take notes and present updates (if required) at the Publications Management Board, journal Editorial Boards and Books Committee. o Manage the administration of BJPsych and BJPsych Bulletin magazine, website, book reviews o Liaise with the book review editors/ Process royalty payments for book authors/Editors o Established and maintained efficient administrative processes for the Publishing team, Scholar One, NG o Supported and attended activities of the Publishing Unit at conferences and events o Ensured that archives for the Publishing Unit are up to date in accordance with the College records retention policy o Brief freelancers, consultant editors and authors, collate proofs, check revises and complete a Passed for Press Checklist o Support Digital team, Publication Editor, InDesign artwork, printer queries, liaise with warehouse support team o Commission and brief freelance proof-readers o General correspondence for the department and any ad-hoc duties related to the job purpose and/or the College

    2017

    Interim Office Manager/Head Receptionist (Contract)

    The Team

    Feb 2017 - Apr 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • o Facilities and supplier management and Administrative duties o Coordinator for new staff/clients to our office space dept. o Booking flights, Taxis, couriers, scheduling meeting locations o Managing office interns and temporary reception staff o Raising POs for all areas of the business, expenses processing, artwork, printing/binding and preparing documents

    2017

    Studio Coordinator

    Method

    Jan 2017 - Feb 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • o Provide support to the studio manager, creative and design team o Organized a busy reception area, taking calls, setting up meetings and greeting new clients/guests o Collaborate with other Studio Coordinators , plan & produce both weekly and daily studio schedules o Data Management: track and monitor workflow daily. o Implement new work flows for efficiently

    2016

    Mar 2015 - Jun 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • oo Customer Relationship Management (CRM) o Assigning/booking accommodation for delegates for the festival o Support the in-house Press team o Managed European/USA delegates, high profile companies as well as individuals attendees o Review/update creative entry submissions and delegate, artwork/film submitted

    2014

    Bank Administrator for Musculoskeletal Care Service Dept

    Virgin Care

    Sep 2013 - Mar 2014
    • United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • 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

    2013

    Honorary Educational Psychologist Assistant

    Dyslexia Centre

    Sep 2012 - May 2013
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • 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

    2012

    Administrator for the Front of House Team

    MEC

    Mar 2010 - Jun 2012
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • 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.

    2010

    Returns Assistant

    urban outfitters

    Jan 2010 - Mar 2010
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • 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

    2009

    PA to Legal Director, Central Team and Audit

    Emap / Bauer

    Jun 2007 - Jun 2009
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • 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

    2007

    Art Director & Assistant Editor-freelancer

    EBR Media

    Mar 2005 - Jun 2007
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • 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

    2006

    Administrator Advisor-oyster Helpline & Refunds

    Transport for London

    Mar 2005 - Nov 2006
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • 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

    2004

    PA to the Commercial & Business Development Team

    UCL /IOE

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

    2004

    Assistant to On Air Producer

    Universal Music UK

    Jan 2003 - Jan 2004
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • 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

    Education

    2015

    Sep 2010 - Jun 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • o MA Psychology

    2002

    BSc Media Technology

    Thames Valley University

    Jul 1999 - May 2002
    • London, United Kingdom
    • o BSc Hon Media Technology.

    1995

    Jun 1993 - May 1995
    • London, United Kingdom
    • o Diploma in Performing Arts

    1993

    NVQ Business Administration

    Sight & Sound Business School

    May 1993 - Aug 1993
    • London, United Kingdom
    • o NVQ Grade 1&2 - Business Admin