Dania Arafeh

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Design
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Cooking
  • Sociable and Open to new Opportunities
  • Socail Media
  • Mail Chimp
  • BA History Of Art
  • Creative and Innovative

Work history

Currently

Sales Marketing Executive

Arganic

Sep 2015
  • 68-80 Hanbury St, London E1 5JL, UK
  • Full Time
  • - Promoted from part-time Sales Representative (Sept - March 2016) to in-house Assistant. - Managing client relationships including major stock-lists such as: Planet Organic, Whole Foods, Selfridges and Ottolenghi Online, ensuring they are supported and updated with Arganic’s news. - Conducting extensive research to proactively pitch to clients, resulting in partnerships and sales. - Designing PR and marketing materials such as: postcards, logos, newsletters and press releases. - Operating media outlets: designing and uploading online content to social media. - Comprehensive organisational skills including PA, financial and general administrative support. - Supporting the logistical organisation of high profile press events. - Training new Sales Representatives including managing their schedule and booking samplings. - Collaborating with other startups in the diverse and creative work environment of Second Home.

2016

Work Experience

Baku Magazine, Condé Nast

Mar 2016 - Mar 2016
  • - Insight into production of contemporary art magazine. - Conducted extensive research for articles; wrote and edited features for the Spring issue. - Provided administrative support: compiled contents and writers list, logged new and surplus magazines, re-organised archives and shelves, researched press contacts on Fashion Monitor and sent mail-outs.

2016

Work Experience

Guardian

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
  • - Insight into fast-paced, high-pressured journalism; attended meetings, podcasts and conferences. - Edited teen reviews and sourced images; imbedded links and uploaded content using Composer. - Brainstormed, researched and published articles - Evaluated success using data analytics (Ophan); reached 10,000+ shares.

2015

Volunteer

SOFAR Sounds, Nottingham

Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
  • - Transformed empty gallery space into vibrant performance area; designed posters for event.

2015

Work Experience

Penguin Press

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • - Gained invaluable insight into publishing processes; shared ideas in cross-departmental meetings. - Created book proofs, flyers, showcards and presentations with Photoshop, PowerPoint and Word. - Updated and sourced information from publishing systems such as Biblio B3. - Utilised Gorkana and Sysomos when researching and generating targeted press marketing lists. - Enhanced editorial skills: wrote press releases and amended blurbs for different platforms. - Produced Excel spreadsheets to log books and organise information for a busy team. - Accepted invitation to extend placement by three weeks following successful commencement.

2015

Marketing & Communications Intern

Fresh-range

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
  • - Created online marketing strategy, implemented through weekly newsletters (MailChimp), daily blog posts (WordPress) and social media (Twitter/ Instagram). - Wrote ‘How to Cook’ segments and sourced accompanying images of ingredients for the website. - Re-designed customer touch-points; designed packaging, boxes and promotional artwork. - Organised meetings, supervised schedules and managed office telephone and email enquiries. - Balanced work and university with efficient time management; attended weekly review meetings and collaborated with colleagues to ensure daily, weekly and monthly objectives were met.

2015

Graphic Designer

Freelance

Aug 2013 - May 2015
  • - Designed logos, posters and T-shirts for societies and events at Bristol University.

2015

Volunteer

The Bristol Art Club

Aug 2013 - May 2015
  • - Organised, advertised and managed monthly workshops for disabled children.

2015

Writer & Editor

Helicon Magazine

Aug 2013 - May 2015
  • - Progressed my creative writing skills in poetry and prose, my analytical skills required for art, film, music, and food reviews, and my attention to fine detail in the editing process.

2015

Illustrator

Helicon Magazine

Aug 2013 - May 2015
  • - Developed my drawing skills, fluency in Photoshop and ability to adapt when creating pictorial accompaniments for different writers; often assembling mood boards for more complex pieces.

2014

Volunteer

Skipchen

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
  • - Volunteered in a fulfilling cause; offered comforting food and conversation to those in need.

2014

Front of House

Somerset House

Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
  • - Prearranged viewing and seating area, greeted and ushered visitors and managed the VIP zone.

2014

Freelance Writer

Don’t Panic Magazine Bristol

Mar 2014 - May 2014
  • - Strengthened my professional prowess in researching features and conducting interviews, copywriting and sourcing images, and working under pressure whilst adhering to strict deadlines.

2014

Gallery Assistant

Bristol Art Gallery and Museum

Aug 2013 - May 2014
  • - Volunteered twice a week; working at the cashier, checking tickets and directing visitors.

2013

Graphic Design Internship

House of MB

May 2013 - Jun 2013
  • - Designed silk scarves for a luxury fashion label, turning paintings into prints using Photoshop. - Twenty-eight out of thirty of our creations were used for the final collection.

2012

Creative Director

Young Enterprise Company

Sep 2011 - Jul 2012
  • Freelance
  • - Designed fashionable school jumpers through a scheme enabling students to run a business. - Subsequently hired to create T-shirts for London Business School’s charity initiative in Ghana.

Education

2015

BA History of Art 2:1

Bristol University

Aug 2012 - May 2015

    2010

    A-levels: English Literature (a*), Fine Art (a), GCE History of Art (a), Psychology AS (a

    Queen’s College London

    Aug 2008 - Jun 2010

      2010

      Gcses A*, A*, A, A, A, A, A, B,

      Queen’s College London

      Aug 2008 - May 2010

        Awards

        2010

        Art Scholarship

        • - Awarded by Queen's College

        2010

        Grade 6 Singing Exam

        • - Achieved a Distinction