Grace Mitchell

PR & Marketing Manager

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  • LocationDorking, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Google Analytics
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Cms
  • Gorkana
  • Cision
  • Html CSS Basic Knowledge
  • Mailchimp Newsletter Integration

Work history

Currently

PR & Marketing Manager

Buttercloud Technology Development

Aug 2013
  • • I am responsible for creating and executing all PR, Marketing and Social Media plans for Buttercloud and client projects. • I also lead content creation and work closely with our designer as the chief Art Director for all relevant projects. • I build relationships with potential investors and marketing partners in b2b projects whilst communicating with consumers with b2c marketing campaigns. • I have doubled website traffic since I started and as a freelancer I am disciplined in time management and practiced at keeping cool during impromptu deadlines and client crises.

2015

Marketing & Press Assistant Intern

Gazelli Art House

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
  • • Assisting the Marketing & Press Director in promoting the gallery during its five year anniversary, Frieze art festival and fairs in Istanbul, Silicon Valley and Miami. • Relationship-building at key art events, writing press releases and reaching out to key press, bloggers and online platforms for coverage (examples below) • WSI Magazine: http://ow.ly/Trgw2 Aesthetica magazine: http://ow.ly/Trggq, Gallery Website: http://ow.ly/TrhEv. • Daily management of online sales platforms as well as key administration roles such as social media, database management and updating website CMS.

2015

Art Gallery Assistant

Mark Hix’s CNB Gallery

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
  • • Organising exhibitions and events, which bring together notorious artists such as Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst & Andy Warhol with the next big thing in Contemporary art. • Developing marketing, publications, business strategy and proposals for future gallery projects. • Assisting the Curator in art direction, curation and installation of new exhibitions – sometimes on a weekly basis. • Researching and archiving all art work in the HIX collection and conducting regular gallery tours for large businesses

2014

Research Assistant

Kingston College of Art and Design

Nov 2014 - Nov 2014
  • • Combining my personal and academic knowledge of the city, I was responsible for collating and programming a Berlin study trip guide complete with sites for cultural exploration and theories on the historical, social and artistic framework. Link: http://ow.ly/Trdw0.

2014

Community Manager

Agorique

Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
  • • Curating designers collections’ in our online showroom according to our high-end stylistic vision. • Responsible for my own intern, at Agorique I was able to build on my management skills whilst playing an important part in a small creative and collaborative team. • Due to the transparency of the small business, I was able to learn about how companies work, grow and even fail.

2012

Junior Account Executive

Green Row PR

May 2012 - Aug 2012
  • • This was a 3 month placement with a key focus on the launch of South African Liqueur Vodka brand Lovoka. In this role my key achievements were: • Initiating a partnership between Lovoka and Harvey Nichols, which resulted in Lovoka’s exclusive national launch in store at Christmas 2012. • Coordinating Lovoka’s press launch at London Cocktail week. For this I met with contributors, organised logistics and was present at LCW each evening to ensure the smooth running of the event.

2012

Design, Events and Promotions Director

Cropup Gallery, Nottingham University

Jan 2012 - May 2012
  • • As a founding member of Nottingham University’s first curatorial team I worked in a small team to establish business strategy, choose exhibition themes and artists as well as source and physically install artworks in gallery spaces.

2012

Promotions & Marketing

Backlit Gallery

Aug 2011 - May 2012
  • I analysed competing art galleries and researched and suggested local contemporary artists for upcoming exhibitions. My key role in promotions and marketing was to create a buzz around the gallery in the local community whilst consistently reinforcing the humble Backlit ‘not for profit’ culture.

Education

2013

The History of Art

The University of Nottingham

Aug 2010 - Jun 2013