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Elena Calabro

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  • Location Shoots
  • Photography
  • Broadcast Camera
  • Social Media Management
  • Administraion
  • ESL Teaching
  • Client Engagement
  • Location Scout
  • Research

Work history


office temp

Randstad Recruitment

Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • A variety of roles between contracts, including helping to train employees at a software company on how to conduct interviews for prospective employees and other administrative roles.


Assistant Producer


Sep 2014
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Five years experience with several major channels including The BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Discovery. Working up from a Runner to Assistant Producer. Accumulated skills include: - International experience, working to budget, shooting on a variety of cameras for broadcast, location finding and people management. Close working with edits. - Close engagement with broadcast channels, high profile talent and the general public. - Organisational skills- arranging shoots in UK, USA and Ireland. - Managing Social Media, Effective Research skills. - Photo editing, retouching, making TX cards on Photo Shop. - Writing short biographies of contributors to send to channels to be signed off - Producing programme briefs and literature read by the general public - Strong interpersonal skills, meeting and greeting with an excellent telephone manner. - Working effectively as part of small and large teams - Working under extreme pressure - Adherence to data protection standards - Shooting Press stills on DSLR cameras - Cash management - Assisting Directors on location


Accademic Research Assistant

London school of Economics

May 2011 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Administrative role requiring a high attention to detail at the STICERD (Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines) department in the London School of Economics for two consecutive summers.


Front of House

The Phoenix Cinema

May 2011 - Oct 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Providing a friendly front of house presence and fostering an interest in independent film among clients and the local community.


Youth Support Worker

Laburnum Boat Club

Feb 2010 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Voluntary and paid work as a support worker to children and young adults with learning disabilities and autism at a community- based boating project in Hackney. Enabling children and young adults to socialise by leading inclusive activities and teamwork sessions and encouraging them to spend as much time as possible boating in kayaks and canoes on the Regents Canal all whilst ensuring the children are safe and happy.


Teaching Assistant

Eden Brown

May 2009 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Teaching assistant experience mostly in Severe Learning Difficulty schools. Working closely with children and young adults that have severe disabilities and learning disabilities. Challenging and rewarding in equal measure.



Anthropology and Media

Goldsmiths University Of London

Sep 2006 - Sep 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2:1 Degree in Anthropology and Media. My dissertation was about Art in the Transgender Community.