Esther Hills

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Key Skills An educated, hard-working, enthusiastic person who has worked in the UK and abroad. Team Work & Adaptability – A practical, hands on close-knit team member who works well under pressure, both to instruction and on initiative. Willingness to Learn – Embraces the challenge of learning new skills. Proactive – Motivated by roles which are challenging. Has worked in varied environments in a proactive manner demonstrating flexibility. Communication Skills – Organised and efficient with excellent research, written and verbal skills. Experienced in extracting core concepts and explaining complex ideas.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Film
  • Writing
  • Office
  • Word
  • Sales
  • Events Organisation
  • Event Coordinator
  • Administrative Organisational Skills
  • Events Assistant
  • VIP Care
  • Events Admin
  • Volunteering in Arts
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Photography
  • Socail Media
  • Copy Writing and Editing

Work history

2015

PA

Ashlins Natural Health

Nov 2010 - Mar 2015
  • Walthamstow, London, UK
  • Freelance
  • Diary management and reception duties, including money handling. Word processing, updating database and excel documents. Gatekeeping, emailing, admin and research.

2015

May 2008 - Mar 2015
  • Walthamstow, London, UK
  • Freelance
  • PA to artist, animator and international award winning film maker. Gate-keeping – email, post and phone. Helping to maintain Pay roll documents. Adhoc project administration. Writing and editing copy for correspondence and website. Research and IT skills. Staffing and set up at showing events and exhibitions.

2008

Editor

EMMA Interactive

Feb 2009 - Jun 2008
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Working closely with Founder, MD, Chief Exec, & Board of EMMA (Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards) Interactive and EMMA.tv. Supporting management of a team of journalists. Researching and delegating stories. Monitoring team deadlines. Editing online content for publication, updating online documents. Quality control of website. Writing articles and copy for the website. Responsible for Members only content. Gate-keeping – email, post and phone lines. Regularly used outlook, powerpoint, excel, word and internet. Office admin, budgeting and handling petty cash. Adhoc project administration.

2008

Private Client Associate

Private

Nov 2007 - Apr 2008
  • Full Time
  • Management role. Organising department including budgeting. Delegating tasks. Maintaining department records. Provisioning and buying for the vessel, researching products and companies. Working closely with upper management of the vessel and liaising with on-shore staff.

2007

Runner

Michael Clark Company

Jul 2007 - Dec 2007
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Administrative tasks, updating and maintaining Excel databases. Research and sourcing, press archiving, press packs. Helping to organise fundraising events, greeting and directing VIP guests.

2007

Event Assistant

Various

Dec 2005 - Sep 2007
  • Norwich, UK
  • Freelance
  • Volunteering with BBC, Norwich. Working with MS Publisher to a high standard. Events staff at Latitude Festival, Suffolk. Working with the New Writing Partnership, Norwich: marketing, ticket sales and events set up and venue logistics as well conference organisation and follow up. For the NWP Norwich City of Refuge project: researched and assembled Welcome packs and liaison for the visiting VIPs.

Education

2008

Diploma

University of East Anglia

Feb 2007 - Feb 2008
  • Norwich, UK
  • Creative Writing: Advanced Fiction

2004

Women’s Studies

Anglia Ruskin University

Sep 2002 - Sep 2004
  • Cambridge, UK
  • Post Graduate Diploma

2000

B A Cultural Studies, Creative Arts

Norwich University of the Arts

Sep 1997 - Jul 2000
  • Norwich, UK