Emilie Reed

Gallery Attendant

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  • LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Print Design
  • Copywriting
  • Blogs
  • Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Gallery Attendant

National Galleries Scotland

Jul 2014
  • I ensure safe conditions for both visitors and the galleries’ property, while also providing customer service and information to make sure all visits to the nation’s art galleries are both educational and an exceptional cultural experience.

2014

Education Intern

Peter Potter Gallery

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
  • In this internship I developed and delivered weekly programmes and workshops for all ages and abilities that fit the theme of the gallery’s current exhibition as well as themes of local history. I researched local artists to reach out to, aided the artists in setting up and delivering workshops, created educational materials and craft projects for internally-developed workshops, and wrote blurbs to advertise the gallery and events.

2014

Arts Blogger

Gola

Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
  • For this position I researched new exhibitions and young visual artists in Britain, with a focus on Edinburgh and Glasgow, and wrote weekly articles on their work and activities. I was also responsible for formatting for SEO and uploading the articles to Wordpress.

2013

Social Media Intern

Smithsonian American Art Museum

May 2013 - Jul 2013
  • During this internship I helped with general upkeep of the museum's social media networks by creating and scheduling posts in Hootsuite across Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr to promote museum events as well as formatting and writing mass emails in ConstantContact. I also gathered research materials and generated content for a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, posted on the museum blog, and created and presented analytics reports.

2012

Archives Intern

The Walters Art Museum

Apr 2012 - Jul 2012
  • This placement involved transcribing inventory journals from the early 1900s, using information from journals and photo albums to create spreadsheets in Excel of acquisitions information used for a grant proposal, and safe handling of archival materials.

2011

Photo Department Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland

May 2011 - Jul 2011
  • This internship exposed me to many aspects of museum operation, such as digitizing photo collections, managing a museum database in PastPerfect, moving and photographing collections, writing for the museum blog, and editing museum publications.

Education

2014

MSc Modern and Contemporary Art

The University of Edinburgh

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
  • Modern and Contemporary Art, theory, markets, criticism, curating

2013

Dual BA: History of Art and Creative Writing

Susquehanna University

Aug 2009 - Apr 2013
  • Writing, editing, publishing, and modern and contemporary art