Elizabeth Willis

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Retouching
  • Fine Art
  • Environment
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Office Co-ordinator

Foxtons

Aug 2015
  • Responsible for the administration and smooth running of the office. Working closely with the Sales and Lettings Managers. keep up to date with new properties and updating records as necessary. Dealing with a wide variety of enquiries on a daily basis, from customers wanting to buy or rent properties or those meeting their Negotiator to go on viewings.

2016

London Editor & Link Up Magazine

Link Up Magazine

Apr 2015 - Jan 2016
  • London Editor for Link Up visual culture magazine. Link Up is based in Hong Kong, but has now begun to move toward a UK market.My role is to manage London media output, journalists liaison, content, copywriting, advertising and publication.

2015

Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Curated exhibition for inaugural front of house gallery for Metro Imaging. Curated environmental exhibition in line with UN summit on climate change, COP21. Review can be found here http://www.pylotmagazine.com/you-will-end-by-destroying-the-earth/.

2015

Gallery Intern & Gagosian

Gagosian

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Required to work across all three London galleries during the period in which the new gallery at Grosvenor Hill was opened. Worked for the gallery during Frieze at Masters and Contemporary. Responsibilities included working at front desk on all general administration tasks, research projects and art auctions. This role required strong communication skills, a professional manner, reliability and intelligence.

2015

Curator & Auction Organiser

The Old Truman Brewery

Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Delegation, large group management, events organisation, gallery liaison, artist liaison. Personally secured donations from artists including Wolfgang Tilmans & Phillip Hughes. Led a team who ran a silent & hammer auction raising £7,000. Curated small group exhibitions; marketed, advertised and organised. Curated subsidiary group show at The Austin Forum, Hammersmith in the lead up to the final show "Sprawl" at Free Range Festival, The Truman Brewery.

2015

Gallery Assistant, The Gallery and Arts University Bournemouth

The Gallery, Arts University Bournemouth

Mar 2012 - May 2015
  • Administration, social media, events management, publication design, educational workshops, archiving, research and conservation.

2015

Arts Library Assistant

The Arts Library Bournemouth

Mar 2012 - Mar 2015
  • Cataloging, conservation, referencing, general administration, customer service. This included the care of very rare art books.

2013

In House Photographer

TATE

Dec 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Photographed and documented walking gallery tours.

2012

Curator of Solo Show

The William Morris Gallery

Sep 2012 - Nov 2012
  • Curated solo show of my photography at their Vestry House location. Gallery liaison, marketing, advertising, private view, sponsorship and funding and hanging of the show.

2012

Assistant Photographer

XFM

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • Assisted in house photographer.

2011

Photographer

I-D Magazine

Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
  • Photographed for events such as Underage Festival, street style fashion photos and promotional images for Claire's accessories, online content.

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Fine Art Photography

The Arts University Bournemouth

Aug 2011 - Jun 2015
  • Photography with a Fine Art and Critical Analysis emphasis.

2011

A Level Photography, Politics and English Language

City and Islington College

Aug 2009 - Jul 2011
  • A Levels including Photography and Politics, English Language. Studied extra curricular Mandarin Chinese and Journalism.