I'm an experienced PA, Office Assistant and Tutor. I've worked in the art, charity and retail sectors. My passion is within creative industries, with specific focus on socially engaged projects.
Providing one-to-one instruction based upon individual student’s learning needs, focusing on spelling, reading and comprehension of written and oral language (English). Assisting Office Manager with daily tasks of schedule planning, payments, enrolment agreements, correspondence with clients, ordering office supplies, updating database using Salesforce.
Providing full administrative support to the CEO, including diary management (proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Office 365), making travel arrangements, drafting letters and other communications. Working pro-actively, managing my own workload and managing conflicting priorities. Responsible for communicating with a large number of key stakeholders, such as trustees, corporate partners and other funders, as well at the senior management team and other staff. Leading on all areas of office management to ensure the smooth operational running of School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and ensure that there are effective systems and processes in place. Being the first point of contact for the SSE Central office, taking responsibility for prompt, welcoming and effective communications.
Setting up and running a start-up retail space in Netil Market, Hackney. Responsible for liaising with brands and designers, buying and merchandising. Developing brand’s visual identity and website, developing online shop. Running the shop and being the first point of contact for customers as well as dealing with press inquiries. Engaging in conversations about our brand and promoting the labels and designers we work with, as well promoting conscious consumer mindset and ethical fashion.
Assisting Director or Arts in organising annual national exhibition in Southbank Centre. Framing, curating and organising opening night and liaising with exhibition designers when producing print material, such as invitations, captions and exhibition booklet. Demonstrating meticulous eye to detail and precision while working to tight deadlines. Project management: responsible for curating a gallery space for one of charity’s donors. Working with the budget, selecting artwork, framing, installing artwork in the gallery, liaising with the clients to ensure their satisfaction. Managing volunteers and allocating tasks individually.