Eleanor Affleck

Writer and historian

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Projects

Side Hustles

Companies I’ve worked with

  • V&A

    V&A

    • Arts and Culture
  • Y

    Youth Club Archive

    • N

      National Trust for Scotland

      • M

        Museum of Youth Culture

        Work history

        Currently

        Research Assistant

        Museum of Youth Culture

        Jun 2019
        • Surrey Quays Rd, London SE16 7PJ, UK
        • Freelance
        • - conducting research for exhibitions and brand partnerships using primary material from the Subculture Archives - independently researching, curating, and writing online exhibitions for Google Arts and Culture

        2019

        LGBTQ+ Working Group Student Placement

        V&A

        Jan 2019 - Jul 2019
        • Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL, UK
        • Internship
        • - researching and developing an LGBTQ+ education resource for the Prints, Drawings and Paintings department - conducting research to identify previously hidden LGBTQ+ histories in the V&A’s collection - contributing to the V&A’s “Out in the Museum” blog and social media - supporting the running of LGBTQ+ history month events - maintaining good working group communication across the museum

        2018

        May 2017 - Jan 2018
        • 477B Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, UK
        • Full Time
        • - supporting the Visitor Services Manager in the operation of volunteer-led early modern house tours, a successful shop, and holiday apartments - successfully developing and delivering an education tour programme - training, supporting, and co-ordinating volunteers participating in our guided tour programme - duty managing; opening and closing the property, maintaining the safety of visitors, staff, and collections - supervising and training front of house staff in retail, admissions, and customer service - responsible for property banking, stock and deliveries - additional research and development of written interpretation for the property

        2018

        Jan 2017 - Jan 2018
        • Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
        • Internship
        • - assisting with re-labelling items in the collection with permanent accession numbers - conducting independent academic research - contributing to the University of Edinburgh Anatomical Museum blog - giving guided tours and assisting on public open days

        2017

        Property Assistant

        National Trust for Scotland

        Aug 2015 - May 2017
        • 477B Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, UK
        • Full Time
        • - a member of the front of house team committed to delivering the highest quality of visitor experience. - leading guided tours and invigilating rooms in the property - processing admissions and retail purchases conducting research and writing interpretation for the building, and running social media accounts

        Education

        Currently

        Sep 2018
        • London, United Kingdom

        2017

        MA (First Class Hons) English Literature and History

        University of Edinburgh

        Sep 2013 - Jul 2017
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom