DENISE LYRINTZI

gallery assistant

Skills

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Gallery Assistant

National Gallery

Aug 2014
  • • Primarily invigilate the exhibition space, offer information and guidance to visitors • Help to make sure visitors are met in a safe and welcoming environment • Supporting and promoting the gallery’s activities and services, including exhibitions, ticket sales, donations and the various other programmes in the gallery

2014

Projects Administrative Assistant

Iran Heritage Foundation

Sep 2013 - Mar 2014
  • • Updating and amending existing databases • Conduct research for several projects of the foundation • Administration support: ordering supplies, attending meetings, setting up appointments, data entry, stock control of materials • Coordinating booking of meeting rooms

2012

Digital Communications Assistant

Rambert Dance Company

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
  • • Lead the development of a specific campaign of the company including creation of e-flyers and social networking • Responsible for the maintenance of the website and ensuring the information on it was accurate and well presented • Administration support

2014

Development & Creative Assistant

Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece

May 2012 - Apr 2014
  • • Researching new suppliers, audience and in-kind sponsorship leads • Contribute creatively to strategic and practical aspects of the Festival • Assist in the wider development of its innovative work • Main liaison with the festival’s collaborators and deal with venue arrangements

2012

Digital Communications Intern

Rambert Dance Company

Jan 2012 - Jul 2012
  • • Assist the Digital Communications Manager in developing effective online digital marketing campaigns • Social media activity and updating Company's websites • Contribute to the preparation of the monthly e-newsletters and e-flyers of the company • Assist with ad-hoc administration duties for the marketing and press department as required • Worked on a variety of research projects Jan 2012-Aug 2012

2014

Dance Festival Press Assistant

International Dance Festival Kalamata, Greece

Jun 2011 - Jul 2014
  • • Research, prepare and send out press and listings information • Assist Head of Festival Press with setting up interviews, meeting journalists, broadcasters etc. • Assist in managing Artistic Director’s diary • Liaised with artists to provide designated services, as directed

2011

Gallery Assistant

LA Scatola Gallery

May 2011 - Dec 2011
  • • Contribute to the gallery’s blog by providing weekly art reviews • Marketing campaign planning • Attend and facilitate press events at the gallery as required • Establish relations with press, bloggers and chase reviews and listings

2010

Events Assistant

Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

May 2009 - Aug 2010
  • • Assist the Gallery Director in the efficient running of the gallery • Promoting the education programme • Act as an artist liaison

Education

2012

MA Cultural Policy Management

City University London, United Kingdom

Aug 2010 - Dec 2012