Arizona Smith

events assistant

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Community
  • Youth Engagement
  • Writing Communication
  • Social Media Digital Strategies
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Social Content Strategy

Work history


Digital Support Officer


Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
  • • Intensive Journalism training, writing proposals, articles and video blogs • Consultant on youth homelessness • Represented Radar at 2015 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas • Tweet reporting at political events • Welcome address at a Radar anniversary event at the Guardian, attended by the editor-in-chief- Alan Rusbridger • Qualitative data analysis and report writing • Project support officer to ‘Mobile Lives’ – a project on youth homelessness commissioned by Comic Relief.


Events Assistant

The Creative Society

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • • Social media management for event • Researching guests and creating bios • Coordinating a short film about young unemployed people • Spoke on a panel on youth unemployment at The house of Lords • General admin- photocopying, creating and maintaining databases etc. • Liaising with global guest network including professionals from silicon valley, i4j, Nesta and The House of Lords


Metal Work Assistant

Antony Gormley Studio

May 2015 - Sep 2015
  • • Worked as a trainee metal fabricator • Learned the basics of welding, fettling, casting, fiber-glass and Rhino software • Ran specific projects • Maintained databases of works • Spent two weeks in the studio office achieving and researching Antony’s previous exhibitions and works.




Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
  • • One week on the Comment is Free desk • One week on Global Development desk • Had an article on housing published • Represented The Guardian at a conference at Cambridge University • Received excellent feedback from the editor