Gavin Keenan

Junior Assistant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

A highly resourceful and self-driven office assistant adept in providing administrative support at various levels and acting as a liaison between higher management and department employees. Skilled in diary management, coordinating and extensive assisting duties. Highly adaptable with an exceptional eye for detail.

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Print Design
  • Environment
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Junior Assistant

Department of Social Protection

Jan 2015
  • Providing support to the managing director, effectively performing a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative, analytical, secretarial and research duties. • Arranged and coordinated meetings and conferences. • Coordinated appointments and travel for the managing director. • Organised and prepared agendas for, and taking minutes of board meetings. • Provided secretarial / administrative support to senior managers. • Maintained and effectively updated all files and electronic filing systems. ? • Circulated information reports, meeting notes and other summaries internally and to clients. • Received and interacted with incoming visitors. • Liaised with office suppliers and signed off on all office invoices. • Handled incoming/outgoing post. • Responsible for purchase orders. • Maintained office stationary and catering levels.

2014

Production Assistant

Silverfish Media

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Working as part of a team and supporting the office manager. Responsible for the day-to-day tasks and administrative with additional creative work on film campaigns for clients including AstraZeneca, IBM, The Labour Party, Huawei and Theirworld. • Managed and maintained diaries and meeting schedules. ? • Organised complex worldwide travel and accommodation. • Coordinated project-based work?. • Assisted with talent & location scouting. • Compiled expense reports & handling petty cash floats. • Handled all social media platforms. • Answered and managed incoming calls. • Performed Ad hoc tasks for the director: work permits, legal documents, medical insurance etc.

2014

Media Intern

Annex Films

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
  • A research based internship in which I provided wide-ranging support to the advertisement team on ad campaigns for clients such as Always and Cadbury's. • Extensive research for ad campaigns. • Supporting the production team on project based work. • Ensured that producers had the necessary materials prior to editing/shoots.

2013

Merchandising Intern

Urban Outfitters

Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
  • Supporting and assisting the merchandising team to ensure the brand values and messages are maintained and are consistent in store. • Supported the merchandising team and provided administrative support. • Tracked textile samples and followed up with suppliers. • Assisted with special events such as product launches and promotions. • Assisted merchandiser in completing inventory, reordering product and merchandising store. • Research and reporting on innovative retail marketing practices. • Suggested trends that should be prioritised on the website. ? • Researched competitors and identified emerging fashion styles. ? • Compiled and presented press coverage for the marketing team. • Researched trends and created mood boards for weekly meetings. ? • Unpacked and checked all stock deliveries.? • Organised daily couriers. ? • General assisting duties.

Education

2016

Global Theatre

Regents University London

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
  • A course that involved studying the varying techniques and styles of theatre and film practice on a global scale. Modules completed in Creative Business, Media Technology and Production & Design.