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With a background in Business Management and History of Art, I have worked for arts organisations in Edinburgh, New York, Melbourne and London. I am currently working as the Exhibition and Events Coordinator at The City Centre, a gallery and events space run in partnership by New London Architecture and The City of London Corporation.Locked Pro Plan feature
In this public facing role I am responsible for assisting with the delivery of the organisation’s broad programme of activity including private and public events, exhibitions, the education programme, marketing, social media, finance and general administrative and receptionist duties. As we are small organisation I am solely responsible for assisting the Director with the research and generation of exhibition content. My role requires me to liaise with suppliers, designers and technicians throughout the process of exhibition development from conception to installation and de-installation. I undertake research and develop content as well as organising and commissioning exhibition materials. My regular Marketing tasks include designing and compiling The City Centre newsletter twice per month, assisting with overall website management, including the events diary, and researching, managing and generating content for the Centre’s social media. I also assist the Director and the Head of Learning in the planning and delivery of public events. I generate concepts for new events and lead on the event where appropriate by engaging with and briefing speakers. I deal with enquiries from the public, manage guest lists and the Eventbrite booking system. With Private Events am in charge of dealing with bookings and enquiries via phone and email and am responsible for diary management, providing quotes for catering and hire costs and issuing booking forms. I invoice our external clients and suppliers and have experience using Xero. I also prepare event logistics, tech and AV.
In this role I provided administrative support for a residential factoring company during a busy takeover period. I was the first point of contact with clients and visitors. I provided specialist customer service in person and via the telephone. My duties included managing reception and the switchboard, handling the distribution of correspondence, updating the client database, creating and maintaining filing systems and customary clerical tasks to support a large team of property managers.
In this role I worked as part of the Marketing team for a small arts venue where I was responsible for supporting and assisting the Gallery's Director. I provided in-depth information to interested performers and artists and acted as a representative for the organisation. I was responsible for scouting new acts and performers and increased attendance at performances through effective social media campaigns. I communicated with various media buyers, advertising agencies and printers. I liaised with performers and artists during busy Melbourne Fringe period, created weekly and monthly performance reports and received and screened a high volume of internal and external communications. I approved and oversaw the creative development of promotional materials, website content, advertisements, and other marketing-related projects.
In this role I supported the senior staff of a growing Arts non-profit. I managed the reception area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests. I increased the charity’s visibility and outreach via social media platforms. I assisted with events programming and fundraising campaigns. I was responsible for ensuring careful packing and global delivery of Artis editions to galleries and collectors. My duties also included keeping files organised, conducting substantive research for upcoming projects, compiling statistics and maintained the client/donor database.
In this seasonal role I hired, trained and managed the promotions team of one the biggest venues of the Edinburgh Fringe. In this position my duties included increasing ticket sales for both Assembly and visiting company's performances, arranging flyering and distribution and liaising with higher management and employees to ensure targets were met with promotional materials. I generated staff rotas and clearly reported back to the finance team. I worked closely with select performers, venues and producers within a very fast paced and busy environment to give maximum exposure for their shows. I organized promotional material and managed storage facilities while provided the rest of the marketing team with administrative support when needed.
Business Management: Dissertation Course (Gender Discrimination in The Workplace: A Case Study of Central Scotland), Marketing, Finance, Internationalisation, The Art of Influencing, Management and Organizational Behaviour History of Art: Photography and Modernism, Roman Art, Greek Art, Fin de Siècle Vienna, Chinese Art, Gothic Cathedrals, Renaissance Painting - 18th Century Painting, 18th Century Painting - Mid 20th Century Painting
Delivered by McCrudden Training - The teaching of this course was delivered in accordance with nationally accepted First Aid practice. The certificate is issued for the purposes of complying with the requirements of the Health and Safety (first-aid) Regulations 1981 and is valid for a period of three years.