A creative professional qualified to Masters level with broad experience within creative and commercial environments. Committed to pursuing a career within the fine art environment. With excellent technical and IT skills and experience of working at all levels, from co-ordinating and presenting exhibitions, tutoring at undergraduate level, to providing business management and studio support within world leading design studios.
This dual role saw me working as part of the small studio-coordinator team at a world leading architecture and design practice. The majority of my time with Populous was spent providing assistance to the business manager of the London headquarters, assisting with project financing, dealing with contracts for new international projects, producing cash flows for the entire design team, liaising with government bodies within the U.A.E and dealing with administrative duties in relation to the funding of multi-million dollar projects. My responsibilities within this position quickly increased as I was able to demonstrate efficiency and competency with the business management tasks I was asked to assist with. Other duties included providing support to senior principles, and studio staff, organising diaries, travel, meetings etc.
Responsibilities include providing a first point of contact to all customers at the highly successful perfumery, which specialises in the manufacture and sale of organic, handmade perfumes and body care. Working alongside the director and owner in the production of signage and marketing material in order to communicate a clear brand identity to visitors. Other duties include processing transactions, opening and closure of premises, cashing up, maintaining stock, dealing with mail order, telephone enquiries, customer queries and questions, event and course organisation, supervising summer interns and assisting in the manufacture and finishing of products.
Responsible for all administrative and PA support to the practice and its Directors: Providing a first point of contact for all enquiries and maintaining all administrative and financial records and databases. Responsible for issuing reports, contracts, applications and publicity material using Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Maintaining the existing archives and ongoing projects, as well employment contracts, health and safety procedures, mailing lists etc. As the member of staff responsible for the implementation of the quality management system, environmental management system and health and safety policy I am able to demonstrate good knowledge of current procedures within the workplace. My responsibilities at the practice also included providing a point of contact for all HR related matters, I am therefore experienced and committed to safeguarding equality and diversity in the workplace.
Awarded fellowship at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo, Ireland
Shortlisted for Saatchi
Michael Green Scholarship awarded by Burren College of Art, Ireland