Cecilia Tricker

Cuttings Assistant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Writing
  • Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Cuttings Assistant

Penguin Random House

Aug 2015
  • Since last September I have been working one-day-a-week at Ebury Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House. Based in the imprint’s Publicity department, I am in charge of collating and organising both digital and print cuttings. I also create press-books when required. Responsibilities include: - Designing and writing press releases for new titles. - Conducting research and other tasks on an ad-hoc basis. - Vetting and forwarding author post.

2016

Administrative Intern

The Poetry Book Society

Nov 2015 - Apr 2016
  • Through the Creative Employment Scheme I was awarded a six-month internship at the PBS, a literary charity established by T.S. Eliot in 1953 with the aim of engaging new audiences for poetry. As part of a small organisation with three permanent staff members, I am expected to undertake a diverse range of responsibilities. In January 2016 I helped coordinate the annual T.S. Eliot Prize readings, which took place at the Southbank Centre. Other tasks include: - Writing manuscript reviews for our quarterly Bulletin publication. - Editing and uploading digital content to the charity’s website and social media platforms. - Ongoing research into fundraising prospects. - Events management, including booking of travel and accommodation for poets. - Assisting the charity’s Director with day-to-day office administration. - Processing online and phone-based book orders alongside membership signups.

Education

2014

English Literature

University of Manchester

Aug 2011 - Jun 2014

    2010

    A-levels, GCSE

    Godolphin and Latymer School

    Aug 2003 - May 2010
    • A-Levels in English Literature [A], Philosophy [A] and French [A] AS level in Italian [A] 10 GCSEs including Maths and English, all at Grade A* or A

    Awards

    2013

    Thomas Maguire Prize

    • I was awarded the Thomas Maguire Prize after I obtained the highest grade in the Medieval Studies department, with an essay written on the subject of female sexuality in Chaucer's 'The Reeve's Tale'. http://ceciliatricker.tumblr.com/