Cleo Obioha

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am a dedicated, organized and enthusiastic individual with experience in the arts, administration and customer service . I have great interpersonal skills, am an excellent team worker and am keen and very willing to learn and develop new skills. I am reliable and dependable and often seek new responsibilities within a wide range of employment areas. I have an proactive approach to work and a sunny disposition that would brighten up any work environment. I am determined and decisive, am an honest and friendly and I am outgoing and tactful am always up for new challenges. I am very much known for maintaining a helpful and enthusiastic disposition, even when under pressure and can be flexible and adaptable given any situation. I am an proficient user of Microsoft programmes and Adobe creative suites and currently seeking roles to extend my administrative/ creative experiences.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Client Services
  • Customer Services
  • Marketing
  • Problem Solving
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Team Assistant

Gala Bingo, Surrey Quays, London

Dec 2011
  • Front of house and reception duties such as data entry, customer service, answering/directing enquiries and general admin. Also greeting clients and maintaining all levels of service and standards. Additional duties: ? Assisting colleagues and management in the general running of the premises. ? Coordinating promotional events/social media ? Stock-take ? Cash handling ? Presenting

Currently

Gallery Invigilator & Assistant

The Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts

Aug 2015
  • Welcoming and giving information to public Checking works and exhibition space, keeping it clean and information updated Overseeing visitor groups Updating online platforms and social media Shop Assistance Cash handling Assisting on the operations and installations of major events

2014

Gallery Assistant

Continiartuk Gallery

Sep 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Front of house and reception duties, data entry, customer service, answering/directing enquiries and general admin. Also greeting clients and maintaining all levels of service and standards. Updating social media and online resources and conducting auction result research.

2012

Tate Britain Tour Guide

Gallery@oxo

Aug 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Tate Britain tour guide during the Thames Festivals representing the Gallery@oxo. • Ensuring tour members are booked in and are in attendance • Providing detailed information on the tour subject as well as local sites and travel information. • Providing support for tour members as necessary

2011

Promotions & Box Office Team Member

The London Bridge Experience

Jul 2011 - Dec 2011
  • This role involved conducting B2C street sales while recording own performance and order information. While undertaking this role I was also actively advertising current special promotions and discussing forthcoming product developments with customers. My other duties also involved assisting colleagues and management in general running of the attraction as well as ushering duties such as front of house, ticket collection and entrance management.

2011

Gallery Invigilation

Spike Island-uwe Studios/bristol Diving School Gallery

Mar 2011 - May 2011
  • • Greeting visitors to the gallery, and proffering of information/catalogues or assistance as required. • Invigilation of the art gallery during public opening hours and occasional evening bookings • Handling enquiries by telephone and in person at the gallery desk. • Recording daily visitor figures. • Handling and packing/unpacking valuable works of art. • Installation of exhibitions and occasional hanging of art works elsewhere in the gallery. • Gaining a comprehensive knowledge of each exhibition by reading the catalogue and related information to be able to answer queries from visitors.

2011

Gallery Invigilator

Southbank, Bristol

Mar 2011 - Mar 2011
  • • Welcoming the public to the gallery and answering any general queries. • Patrolling the galleries to ensure that visitors abide by the Gallery’s regulations and ensuring the premises remain clean and tidy throughout the day. • Assisting gallery assistants with clearing visitors from the premises at public closing time. • Occasionally assisting with set up for various Gallery events. • Promoting and applying the Gallery’s policies on health and safety, security, child protection, equality & diversity, etc.

2011

Admissions Assistant

University Of The West Of England

Mar 2011 - Mar 2011
  • • Reviewing information obtained from interviews for accuracy and completeness • Asking questions of respondents about their suitability for the position. • Updating the records and files of completed applications. • Maintaining records of work completed. • Performing simple clerical work including copying and collating • Reviewing completed applications and helping in forming the final decision of the successfulness of candidates

2010

Administration Intern

Situations, Art Commissioning And Research Program, Spike Island, Bristol

Feb 2010 - May 2010
  • Appointed administrative assistant to colleague and management with general office coordination. Core duties included archiving the programme extensive library collection and images onto a visual online databases and managing client’s enquiries. Further responsibilities included management of incoming and outgoing correspondence, including post and emails and supporting staff in assigned project bases artwork. Additional duties: ? Inventorying office equipment and supplies ? Implemented a new filing system ? cataloguing the entire programme’s library collection onto an online database

2008

Prespective Student Tour Guide

Camberwell College Of Arts

Feb 2008 - Jun 2008
  • • Ensuring tour members are booked in and are in attendance • Providing detailed information on the university and it’s courses as well as local leisure sites and travel information. • Promoting the university and their facilities • Providing support for tour members as necessary • Reporting of updates and issues to head manager

2004

Administrative Assistant

Global Action Plan

Mar 2004 - Mar 2004
  • • Writing and dispatching routine letters /sorting and opening post • Answering general queries by telephone • Photocopying documents • Maintaining records, filing systems and computer files /ordering stationery • Assisting Administrative Officer as necessary

2004

Office & Admin Assistant

Global Action Plan

Mar 2004 - Mar 2004
  • • Writing and dispatching routine letters /sorting and opening post • Answering general queries by telephone • Photocopying documents • Maintaining records, filing systems and computer files /ordering stationery • Assisting Administration officer as necessary

Education

2011

Art and Visual Culture

University of the West of England, Bristol

Aug 2008 - Jul 2011
  • BA (Hons) Art and Visual Culture, 2:1 A studio and work placement based Contemporary arts degree which required a high level of critical engagement with current contemporary Art. The industrial transferable skills gained from this degree were marketing and research, creative writing and administration. While undertaking this degree I continuously took advantage of opportunities to exhibit work and participation in student-led publications and other initiatives such as residencies and work experiences which form part of a wide programme of professional development.

2008

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Camberwell College of Arts

Aug 2007 - Jun 2008
  • Foundation Diploma: Diploma in Art and Design (UAL Lv 4) in addition gaining an ABC Award Lv 3 in Life drawing, Design Visualisation, Narrative Structure and Communication Drawing.

2007

A-levels

Crossways Academy

Aug 2005 - Aug 2007
  • A-level Sociology, Art and design and Biology grade C

2005

GCSE

Deptford Green Secondary School

Aug 2000 - Jun 2005
  • 13 GCSES, grade A-B, including Maths, English and Science and additional Fine Art