Emily Johnston-Purvis

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

I have had some busy and exciting work experiences in creative companies and would now like to build on those in an editorial/marketing/research position in publishing/film/television. I am hardworking, quick to learn, and reliable, with good organisation and communication skills. I work well independently and as part of a team; as well as being employed in teams I have played Lacrosse for my university and county first team, and worked in a group of volunteer teachers at my local primary school. I am based in London and keen to start work in the above areas as soon as possible.

Skills

 

  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • French

Work history

2015

International Marketing, Editorial and Aquisitions Intern

Canal

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
  • - I researched international television, cinema and streaming markets and content, and presented data to deadlines using Excel and PowerPoint. - I contributed to discussions about UK promotional taglines and campaigns. - I was responsible for selecting webseries for potential acquisition, and as part of a team, selected documentaries, films and television series. - I wrote programme summaries, and translated marketing briefs, subtitles, and digital copy from French to English. - I reached advanced level business French.

2015

Waitress

Petersham Nurseries

Apr 2015 - Aug 2015
  • - I managed my time studying and working. - I worked long hours in busy teams, and was asked to help with hosting private events.

2014

Volunteer Society Representative

University College London Union

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
  • - I worked as part of a small team to promote university charity events to students and the public.

2013

Assistant

EON Productions Ltd

Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
  • - I maintained and updated company records. - I observed meetings with independent art researchers and historians regarding the publication ‘The James Bond Archives: 007’, and the Barbican exhibition ‘Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style’. - I communicated with the archive director and producers.

Education

2016

BA French and Latin: 2.1

University College London

Aug 2012 - Apr 2016
  • French and Latin literature and language

2012

A Levels

The Lady Eleanor Holles School

Aug 2005 - May 2012
  • History (A*) Ancient Greek (A) Latin (A*), French (A)

Awards

2012

Academic scholarship to The Lady Eleanor Holles School

2009

Excel Proficiency Course