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About me

A driven and diligent worker who understands the demands of an office environment and those of a client- facing role. I have proven my ability to work expertly under-pressure and remain highly organised; consistently achieving high grades and balancing my professional workload alongside other voluntary responsibilities. I am an attentive learner and perform with confidence, both independently and within a team dynamic; adapting as necessary to accomplish the best result. I have extensive experience in organising events and exhibitions. I like doing things and getting stuck in.

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Work history


Gallery Manager

Open Gallery

Mar 2015
  • Full Time
  • Open Gallery is a moving image specialist gallery. Within my role I am responsible for Gallery administration Developing and maintaining a database of the gallery's client base and sales partnerships. Generating sales leads with top level decision makers in organisations across multiple sectors Pitching to prospective clients, including technical set-up and demonstrations Exhibition and events scheduling, co-ordination and production, including art fairs Writing and implementing social media and marketing strategies to address potential and existing clients, the public and the press Developing online and printed communications including press releases, exhibition brochures, newsletters and website content Maintaining relationships with current artists and researching new talent and opportunities Upkeeping maintenance records and the safe transportation of artworks Negotiating the procurement of materials and services, raising POs and invoices


Engage Volunteer

The Horniman Museum

Mar 2016 - Mar 2016
  • Freelance
  • Engage volunteers enable visitors to have closer contact with the museum’s displays, artefacts and activities, using object-oriented learning, hands-on displays and activities. Volunteers also help visitors in the temporary exhibitions and with visiting groups.


Sep 2014 - Mar 2016
  • Freelance
  • Arts Emergency aim to ensure the doors of the university are kept open for those most able to benefit from, but least able to pay for education. Student members work with a mentor over the course of a year, meeting up with them once a week with additional support in between. + Provided with accreditation level training in communication and child protection.


Jun 2011 - Oct 2011
  • Internship
  • Installation of work and preparation of gallery space; scheduling and budgeting Liaising with artists, gallerists, visitors and retail staff Marketing - social media and listings websites - Maintaining the mailing list and newsletter subscription and writing press releases Running interactive community out-reach sessions


May 2011 - Sep 2011
  • Internship
  • Security of the artworks / opening up and closing down space First point of contact with the public / front of house and administration duties Greeting and liaising with collectors, artists and visitors Accepting deliveries and ordering materials Hard copy mail-outs and mailing list Art Handling


Jan 2011 - Nov 2012
  • Internship
  • Working independently for a client, conducting client meetings and fulfilling the brief to a deadline Graphic design, web animation and concept development using software such as Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro. Formatting content and calibrating colours for different platforms i.e. web, print & social media frames Office administration - organising VAT receipts, procuring office materials, scheduling meetings, taking minutes and actioning plans


Events Photographer & Video-editor

Trinity Music

Jan 2011 - Nov 2012
  • Internship
  • Professional documentation of events, music, photography and video Writing applications for funding in line with the company manifesto Devising PR strategies / social media content and scheduling Front of house duties and administration


Exhibitions Assistant

Deptford X

Sep 2008 - Oct 2008
  • Internship
  • Art handling Tour guide - research of artists and work Health and Safety Promotion and marketing of events and artists



MA Contemporary Art Theory

Goldsmiths College

Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Specialising in Film, cyborgs and AI Modules Thinking The Sensuous - Simon O'Sulivan Vocalities - Mark Fisher


Art Practice

Goldsmiths College

Sep 2008 - Sep 2011