Alice Sewell
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Alice Sewell

Freelance creativeBarcelona, Spain
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Alice Sewell
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Alice Sewell

Freelance creativeBarcelona, Spain
About me
I believe that storytelling and culture have the power to create a positive impact on people and society. I love using creative thinking and good writing to bring brands to life in a meaningful way. I am creative and curious, travel, art and food obsessed, a keen maker, an avid reader and deeply interested in social innovation, 'good' business and social enterprise. Board member: PADA, an artist-led, non-profit arts organisation based in Barreiro in Lisbon’s South Bay Fellow of Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce
Projects
  • Rawthmells displays and exhibitions
    Rawthmells displays and exhibitionsThe coffeehouse atmosphere needed to reflect the mission for the space as a natural home for people interested in social change, a place to make connections, have interesting conversations and discover great new ideas. The surroundings therefore needed to be stimulating, thought provoking and to change, ensuring that a familiar audience (the Fellows of The RSA) would have new materials around them to inspire and provoke curiosity. The permanent pieces on the walls of the coffeehouse were ther
  • Breakfast Club
    Breakfast ClubRSA Breakfast Club offers a monthly opportunity to meet other Fellows and start the day with a purposeful conversation. Breakfast Club was another of the event formats that I introduced whilst Events and Programme Manager for The RSA’s 12st century enlightenment coffeehouse, Rawthmells. The purpose was to bring together members of their community of Fellows, to connect people across industries to share ideas and challenges. The challenging questions that we tackled in conversations at Breakfast
  • Friday Conversations
    Friday ConversationsEvery Friday from midday The Steps, the mini amphitheatre at the heart of Rawthmells coffeehouse, is filled with social change conversations.These conversations provide a weekly opportunity to share inspiring ideas for change, to celebrate a social change project making an impact, or to share learning and expertise on how to make change. Rawthmells is the RSA’s 21st century enlightenment coffeehouse. As Rawthmells Events and Programme Manager my role, starting before the coffeehouse opened, wa
  • Dirty Rotten Socials
    Dirty Rotten Socials Dirty Rotten Socials is a series of events curated for The House of St Barnabas, that invite the audience to roll up their sleeves, get close to the experts and solve a real social challenge. Guests were encouraged to work creatively with speakers and each other to create viable solutions to problems faced by society today, ending the evening with a manifesto that drew together crowd-sourced ideas and insights. The first three events in the series, curated in collaboration with Pioneers Post, l
  • Mini Manifestos
    Mini ManifestosA thought provoking series of lunchtime talks in Soho Square that began as a popular strand of Art Social, The House of St Barnabas' festival of arts and culture. I curated and produced the first series of Mini Manifestos in July 2016 to follow the life-cycle of an idea, with talks from innovators and creators, expanding on the themes start, create, discuss, encourage and disrupt, about how they have overcome challenges and overturned the status quo in their quests to break the mould.
  • Festival Embassy
    Festival EmbassyFestival Embassy was a series of micro-festivals at The House of St Barnabas, in the heart of London’s Soho.
Work history
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    Head of Communications and AudiencesLIFT Festival
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Taking care of marketing, communications and audience development at LIFT, London's International Festival of Theatre.
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    Royal Society of Arts logo
    Rawthmells Event and Programme ManagerRoyal Society of Arts
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    As Rawthmells Events and Programme Manager my role was to establish and produce a dynamic programme for The RSA’s new 21st century enlightenment coffeehouse. The vision for the space was as a place where people could come together, connect, collaborate and discover great ideas to overcome the challenges facing our society. It was conceived as a hub for anyone interested in social change. I started working at The RSA before the coffeehouse opened in October 2018 and developed a regular programme of events, a rotating scheme for inspiring project displays and ad-hoc activity in the coffeehouse, to spark conversation, creativity, collaboration and action. Communications and digital marketing Event curation Exhibitions Community management Operations
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Skills
  • Digital Media
  • Copywriting
  • Brand Management
  • Project Management
  • Proofreading
  • Event Organisation
  • Copyediting
  • Relationship Building and Management
  • Campaign Management
  • Social Media
  • Communication Strategy
  • Events Production
  • Event Curation
  • Marketing
  • Project Delivery
  • Project Development
  • Project Leader
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    English LiteratureNewcastle University
     - Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom