Carrie Coombe

EA w. 5+ years professional experience at Board & Director-level - Creative Arts & Design sector

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Pro-active, creative and detail-oriented Executive Assistant with 5+ years professional experience at Board and Director level, within the creative arts and design sector. ** I am actively looking for an exciting new role at project or senior support level, specifically within the creative arts and design sector. I am available immediately for initial discussions and interviews, for both permanent and fixed-term opportunities.** I recently completed the second of two fixed-term contracts with children's publishing powerhouse, Penguin Random House Children's, UK, where I provided comprehensive day-to-day support to the Children's Executive team - Managing Director, Art Director, and Brand Director / Creative Director, and by extension assisting with the smooth and effective running of the division.

Skills

 

  • Administration
  • Office Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Relationship Management
  • Executive Assistant
  • Adobe MS Office Suites
  • Event Magagement

Work history

Currently

Executive Assistant with 5, Years Professional Experience at Board and Director-level

Actively Looking for an Exciting new Role Within the Creative Arts Design Sector

Jan 2015
  • I am actively looking for an exciting new role at project or senior support level, specifically within the creative arts and design sector. I am available immediately for initial discussions and interviews, for both permanent and fixed-term opportunities.

2015

Assistant to Children’s Exec. Team Managing Director, Art Director and Brand

Penguin Random House Children’s, UK *fixed Term Contract

Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
  • As Assistant to the Managing Director, Brand and Creative Director, and Art Director of the newly merged Penguin Random House Children's division, I was responsible for providing high level day-to-day support to the Children’s Executive, and by extension ensuring the smooth and effective running of the division:

2013

Executive Assistant to Agency Managing Partners

Pilcher Hershman Partnership

Mar 2012 - Dec 2013
  • Pilcher Hershman are London’s leading bespoke, creative property consultant. Working closely with a broad range of world renowned, highly creative clients - architects, international art galleries, museums, fashion brands, photographers, and advertising agencies. Pilcher Hershman successfully matches buildings with creative business requirements, based on a proper understanding of the creative, cultural and commercial needs of the client. Clients include Spring Studios, The Design Museum, Stella McCartney, Hauser & Wirth, UsTwo, Vitra, Soho House, and Londonewcastle amongst others.

2011

Team Secretary on Energy (fuel Oil, Crude Oil Desks and Structured Finance Divisions

Glencore Xstrata *fixed Term Contract

Jan 2010 - Jan 2011

2009

Personal Assistant to CEO & Finance Director; Project Coordinator Marketing

THE Trustees OF Borough Market *fixed Term Contract

Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

2008

Personal Assistant to Support, Operations Manager and Learning Design Assistant

Barclays Bank *fixed Term Contract

Mar 2008 - Nov 2008

2008

Personal Assistant, Team Coordinator Information Systems Division and Customer Support

The Wellcome Trust The Wellcome Collection

Jan 2006 - Mar 2008

2006

Assistant Office Manager & Team Administration Coordinator

Markit Group Ltd

Mar 2005 - Jun 2006

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Arts Media Management

Birkbeck College, University of London

Sep 2010 - Sep 2015
  • *part-time night classes. Final year currently deferred.