Freya Nelson

Drama and Theatre Arts Graduate

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

Recent Drama and Theatre Arts Graduate, passionate about the arts and creative management. I enjoy bringing plans together, and seeing projects through to completion, assisting however is needed to produce the highest levels of success.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Creative Event
  • Promotional Event
  • Administration
  • Budgeting
  • Email Handling
  • Event Planner
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Reception
  • Fundraising
  • Organisation Skills

Work history

2015

Various Voluntary & Paid Roles

The Stag Community Arts Theatre

Dec 2012 - Sep 2015
  • Front of House Manager o Point of communication throughout all aspects of the theatre. o Resolved customer problems. o Always punctual and guaranteed performances started on time. o Distributed promotional documentation for upcoming productions. Stage Door Keeper o Secured the stage door for the safety of the performers and their belongings. o Ensured all members of the company followed fire safety precautions. Sales Assistant o Assisted customers in purchasing drinks, food and merchandise. o Worked well under pressure. o Ensured all customers felt acknowledged and appreciated.

2015

General Intern

Somethin’ Else

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • General Intern o Created and developed documents for radio, television and audio books. o Managed reception, welcoming guests, making bookings, and acting as the point of contact, representing the company internally and externally. o Transcribed interviews and radio shows. o Runner for The Economist Audio Edition, checking articles, proof listening audio, and supporting the team with refreshments.

2015

Studio Manager & Radio Presenter

Burnfm.com

Jan 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Studio Manager o Managed the studio space and maintained the equipment. o Drove station uniformity and built a recognisable station brand. o Created content and managed social media accounts. o Made decisions and created the radio programme and supervision schedules. o Responsible for onsite and offsite risk assessments of all station activities. Presenter o Winner of ‘Best Mainstream Show’ at the BurnFM.com Awards 2015. o Co-presented ‘CatCalls’, a show about youth and student culture with a feline theme. o Operated the mixer and technical system during the show.

2014

Work Experience

Premier PR

May 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Work Experience o Assisted at a large media event. o Made media clippings and organised the clippings files. o Learnt about organising PR events and interviews.

Education

2015

Drama and Theatre Arts BA (hons

University of Birmingham

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Achieved a high 2.1

2015

A Levels

Charles Darwin School

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Theatre Studies - A English Literature - B Dance - B

2015

Gcse’s

Charles Darwin School

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • 10 GCSEs all A* - B (inc English, Maths & Science)

Awards

2015

Best Mainstream Show

  • Awarded Best Mainstream Show at the BurnFM.com Awards 2015 for the radio show 'CatCalls.' https://www.facebook.com/CatCalls-on-BURN-FM-257436987755791/timeline/