Afolake Abu

Events Assistant

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me


I am a highly motivated and creative multi-media enthusiast determined to meet all personal and professional goals. I have the required education, along with comparable experience of working to the highest standard. A track record of delivering high quality work and a true passion for the job. I am currently seeking a junior position in an organization that can provide opportunities for career growth and progression in exchange for solid work ethic, diligence, and commitment to superior performance.



  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Budgeting
  • Research
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Powerpoint
  • Premier Pro
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Adobe After Effects Flash Photoshop Illustrator
  • Orgainised
  • Sales and Marketing Skills

Work history


Account Manager & Events Cord

Vision PR

Apr 2016 - Aug 2016
  • •Supporting the Head of Events to plan and deliver a busy event calendar. •Planning and facilitating events for the B2B, B2C Marketing, PR and Sales teams for clients. •Overseeing all aspects of event management and production, including logistics, supplier management, AV, delegate management, post-event reporting and more. •Coordinating detailed travel arrangements and itineraries as well as meetings and event planning on behalf of the client team. •Organise and participate in admin team meetings/events. •PR: writing press releases pitches and assist in all pre- event preparation. •Administrative: Adeptly handle administrative matters including screening calls, composing documents faxing, filling and organizing offices for efficiency.


Events Assistant

Apex Crown West Africa

Nov 2015 - Mar 2016
  • •Produce detailed proposals for events with the ability to ensure excellent customer service and quality delivery. •Liaising with clients to ascertain their precise event requirements; •Communicating, maintaining and developing client relationships. •Travelling to onsite inspections and assisting with on the day project management. •Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project. •Preparation of agendas for meetings and schedules, attend and take minutes as required.


Video Editor & Production Assistant

C.b.n Africa

Jul 2014 - Oct 2015
  • • Edit with minimal script supervision. • Create and edit video content into compelling storytelling. • Serve as on-set videographer during location shoots and other events. • Worked within the Programme Office and was responsible for the entire co-ordination and tracking of project processes. • Execute sound treatments including music editing, mixing and audio. • Ensure all work produced is of a high quality, taking responsibility for the consistency, deadline management, accuracy and quality. • Writing purchase orders, signing off and process invoices for payment. • Compile estimates and reconcile projects when complete.


Junior Production Assistant


Mar 2013 - Aug 2014
  • •Typing, editing, copying and distributing scripts and schedules. •Responsible for managing lower level administrative staff. •Organizing travel arrangements for cast, crew and executives. •Researching, Securing and booking a suitable venue or location for shoots. •Transcribing / logging support for the creative team as and when required.



Events Management

Metro Academy

Jul 2016 - Jul 2016


    Broadcast Journalism (documentary Making

    University of Westminster

    Aug 2012 - May 2014
    • MA


    Law and Business

    Middlesex University

    Aug 2007 - Jul 2010
    • BA


    Government and Politics, Psycoholgy

    Brooke House Sixth Form

    Aug 2004 - Jun 2007
    • A Levels