Christabel Dodman-Lear

PR - Account Executive

United Kingdom
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Side Hustles

About me

I am a PR professional, working in London for Mercury Communications, a boutque agency based in Mayfair, focused on luxury and corporate communications and PR. Other side projects include: - website design - copywriting - content management and creation for the sustainability section of Cleopatras Worldwide - taking on commissions for my oil and watercolour paintings.

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  • Microsoft Word/excel/powerpoint
  • Website Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Academic Writing
  • Illustration
  • Office Administration
  • Oil Painter
  • Copywriting
  • Content Writing
  • Brand Tone
  • Art Creation
  • Events PR
  • PR Campaigns
  • PR Strategy

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Gagosian Gallery

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      42 M&P

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        New Vellum

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          Mercury Communications Ltd

          Work history


          Jan 2020
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Mercury Communications is a creative, boutique luxury PR agency offering access to senior advisory and consultancy 100 percent of the time – experts across both corporate and luxury lifestyle sectors with a particular forté in both the UK and GCC markets.


          Account Manager

          New Vellum

          Aug 2018 - Nov 2019
          • United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Account Manager at copywriting agency, New Vellum, where I create content for COMO Hotels and Resorts. I create content that is both elegant and engaging while delivering brand tone of voice.


          Office Intern

          42 M&P

          Sep 2016 - Oct 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • • Manned the reception which involved directing phone inquiries and visitors to the appropriate departments. • Assisted with script development and casting, analysing scripts and providing feedback to the literary assistant. Proofreading actor’s CVs on behalf of the management team. • Assisted with various administrative tasks including managing the post and carrying out deliveries around central London. • Helped process expenses.


          Office Intern

          Gagosian Gallery

          Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Six weeks during the opening of Richard Serra and Walter de la Maria exhibitions, Frieze fair and summer and autumn auction weeks. Reference available. • Represented the Gagosian at auction houses, new exhibition openings and at the Frieze fair. Attended auctions in order to record the selling prices which were later marked up and presented to Larry Gagosian. • Managed the gallery’s public correspondence email and the post. • Reorganized the extensive catalogue library. • Archived Gagosian artists’ press releases which appeared in the morning newspapers. Assisted the archivist in searching for images in catalogues. • Supported the office in day to day running including keeping a tidy work environment.



          Short Course in Portraiture

          Heatherley School of Fine Art

          Jan 2018 - Mar 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • A three-month, short course in portrait painting at Heatherley School of Fine Art, Chelsea.


          BA (Hons) English Literature

          University College London (UCL)

          Sep 2013 - Sep 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Achieved a high 2:1 in English Literature and Language from University College London in 2016. Selected courses included: Old English, Romantics, Victorians, Mods 2


          Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
          • United Kingdom
          • I attended the three-year A Level programme at Colyton Grammar, where I achieved 3 x A* in English Literature, Art and History, as well as an A in French.