Ciaran Clibbens

General Assistant

  • LocationChelmsford, United Kingdom



  • Film
  • Author
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Blogs
  • Blogging
  • Web Content
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history


General Assistant


Sep 2015
  • As a general assistant in the TU clothing department, I have undertaken a number of roles and in particular adopted main responsibility for management of the warehouse: unpacking stock, moving it to racking or railings and readying it for dressing on the shop floor. Within two months of joining, I was recognised by the company for my efforts to improve the order and safety of the working environment,


Research Assistant

University of Oxford

Jul 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Assisted a professor of English in the production of a study guide on critical responses to Tennessee Wiliiams' 'A Streetcar Named Desire', which involved a great deal of close reading and succinct editing and summaries of textual criticism.


General Assistant

Holmes and Gardens

Jul 2013 - Aug 2014
  • For a year between my Bachelor and Master's degrees, I worked alongside Matt Holmes in his gardening, decorating and maintenance company. This experience gave me a broad range of practical skills which I still value, in addition to adapting me to the rigours of work: the difficulty of, for instance, leaving the house at 7am to dig out concrete before putting up fences in a day's heavy rain and so on.



English (1900-present

University of Oxford

Aug 2014 - Jun 2015


    English American Literature

    Manchester Metropolitan University

    Aug 2010 - Apr 2013



      English Prize

      • Won the MMU's prize for English with my first-class dissertation on postmodern deconstructive techniques in the novels of Flann O'Brien.