Chanelle Best-Williams

Business Administrator

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Administration
  • Styling
  • Popular Culture
  • Creative Writing
  • Adobe Photoshop Illustrator Indesign
  • Novel Writing
  • Literary Journalism
  • PR Media Communications
  • Journalism Copywriting Skills
  • Microsoft Word Powerpoint Excel Outlook

Work history

Currently

Editor

Cardigan Life

Jan 2015
  • Cardigan Life is a fashion and culture blog highlighting up-coming industry professionals whilst celebration industry veterans.

Currently

Business Administrator

Hmp/yoi ISIS

Apr 2014
  • The role requires providing full administrative support for Offender Management, including dealing with offender records and supporting the OASys and Sentencing Planning process, ensuring that the relevant policies, public protection and OM procedures, applications and administration processes are followed. Maintaining effective work systems and take minutes at meetings/boards as required, ensuring that all correspondence and documentation, including allocated Public Protection Policy, HDC, parole, ROTL and custody based administration is dealt with in a professional & timely manner ensuring audit standards and appropriate KPT’s are met.

2014

Assistant Merchandise Supervisor

AEG Worldwide

Dec 2007 - Dec 2014
  • Customer service and hospitality, visual merchandising, team-working, merchandise stand and team supervising, stock control. Data entry and front-of-house duties.

2013

Freelance Fashion Editor

Cdclifestyle.com

Sep 2012 - Nov 2013
  • This role involved writing an array of fashion pieces, attending catwalk shows, press events and salon prives on behalf of the website. Being a luxury lifestyle website, my main role was to oversee and direct the overall tone and direction of the fashion department. General admin and office duties.

2012

Events Assistant & Office Assistant

Stylus.com

May 2012 - Jul 2012
  • Attended art, design and technology shows to scout for potential talent to promote to clients. Provided written show coverage for the site and researched new and promising talent within the design industry. Office assistant duties.

2011

Fashion Intern & Office Assistant

Wonderland Magazine

Mar 2011 - Nov 2011
  • Made mood boards for clothing requests, as well as library research. Called in samples for all shoots. Made requests from the international press offices. Handled requests for credit. Arranged the prompt and efficient return of all samples to the press offices. Worked closely with the Fashion Assistant to send all items of clothing abroad for international shoots, including organising customs documentation and any paperwork relating to the goods. Assisted with production of shoots. Maintained Wonderland's styling kit and archives. Built and maintained strong working relationships with the European and US press offices. Handled international hotel and private car bookings. Worked on international Fashion Week schedules.

2011

Show Reporter & Street Style Photographer

Fashion156.com

Aug 2011 - Sep 2011
  • Provided street style photography for S/S 12 London Fashion Week. Attended shows and exhibitions and reported to tight deadlines. Provided catwalk reports during New York fashion week whilst based in London office.

2011

Intern & Office Assistant

Surgery PR

Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
  • Sample returns and collections, inventory, liaising with stylists and publishing houses, organising the show room, updating contact database, completing industry research, tracking samples and handling showroom pulls with stylists, contacting members of the press, general office and admin duties.

2010

Stylist’s Assistant to Head Stylist Naomi Mdudu

Fashpack

Mar 2010 - Nov 2010
  • First assistant and PA to head stylist. Returns and collections, store appointments, assisting on shoots, inventory, liaising with PR companies. General admin duties.

Education

2012

Fashion Journalism

University for the Creative Arts

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012