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Anthropology graduate, experienced researcher, writer and assistant producer with a demonstrated history of working in creative industries. Creatively and analytically minded with skills in Project Management, Research, Media Production, Digital Media and Editorial. Currently seeking opportunities in these areas and beyond. Looking to develop my skillset and utilise the skills I have acquired working for a company I believe in.
Worked my way up from Researcher to Assistant Producer at a BAFTA-winning production company, working on various projects for the BBC and other organisations, with briefs ranging from educational to promotional. Project managed effectively with attention to detail, ensuring projects were completed to a high standard ahead of schedule. Demonstrating an ability to stay organised and prioritise in fast-paced environment. Made creative judgements when sourcing teams (going through reels, designs) and throughout (checking animations, offering critique). Worked with Adobe Creative Suite. Creatively problem-solved when dealing with issues under tight time and budget constraints. Managed and worked with a team demonstrating the ability to lead and to work collaboratively. Developed and produced pitching and proposal documents, including visuals. Prepared and presented a project pitch to the BBC which was later commissioned.
In my spare time, I work as a Freelance Journalist writing on a range of arts and culture topics from design to film. Published by Home Journal Magazine, The Upcoming, Word is Cheap, The Tab UCL, Pi Media, We Welcome You Zine, Kolymbao Zine. I have generated ideas for original content for print and online and was in charge of the social media channels for Home Journal magazine in Hong Kong for a period of 9 months. Strong editorial and written skills able to adapt my tone to different audiences and can write in a variety of styles from short creative pieces to interviews.
Sourced and managed locations for advertising campaigns, planning organising and facilitating shoots, and assisting in general production tasks. This involved excellent time-management and organisation. Worked creatively, selecting locations to drive campaign narratives, while remaining on brief and budget. Worked on numerous projects simultaneously demonstrating capabilities in multitasking and prioritising under pressure. Consistently produced results in a high-volume production environment. As the main point of contact for clients and contractors, I used communication and negotiation skills.
Helped to implement tactical marketing plans to achieve maximum exposure for new documentary releases. Worked creatively and collaboratively, brainstorming ideas with the team based on the content of each film. Researched and contacted potential marketing partners, organised events, produced press releases and blog content. Learned to maximise campaign efficiency using traditional PR strategies and simple digital strategies to drive traffic.
I am currently studying for a CIM certified CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing. This has taught me the techniques required to create content and market businesses online.
I studied Anthropology at University College London achieving a 1st class honours in my dissertation focusing on the co-creation of therapeutic narratives through digital communication. I wrote pieces and directed a short film for Pi Media and the Tab while at University.