Heather Welsh

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Blogs
  • Twitter
  • Creative
  • Email Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Communications
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Copy Writing and Editing

Work history

Currently

Writer

Discover Benelux Magazine

Dec 2013
  • I write arts features for the magazine, which focuses on art and culture from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Recently covered the re-opening of the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague.

2014

Writer

Northern Transmissions

Sep 2011 - Nov 2014
  • I write album and show reviews and contribute to news features for the site.

2014

Gallery Invigilator

Pace Gallery

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
  • I invigilated at the commercial gallery; liaised with the public and answered questions about exhibitions.

2014

Hub Manager

Art Licks

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Managed the Bethnal Green hub (2013) and Bermondsey hub (2014) spaces as part of the Art Licks Weekend, a 3-day event promoting young artists, galleries and curators. Managed volunteers, dealt with enquiries, informed the public about the event, exhibitions and performances in the local area.

2013

Editorial Assistant

Time Out

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Assisted in research and writing for the Eating and Drinking Guide to London 2014, The Guide to London 2014 and map work for the Las Vegas Guide 2014. Writing included London in a day itineraries, area highlights, free London, restaurant reviews and museum feature pieces. Checked listings in person and over the phone and used Quark publishing software.

2013

Contributor

Paperwork Magazine

Mar 2013 - Aug 2013
  • I contributed works for the print magazine, helped with the editing process and compiled other artists’ contributions. I also helped with the set up and prep for launch events in Bristol and London. I controlled the Twitter account for the launch of the magazine and helped promote its events online.

2013

Digital Marketing & Production Assistant

Youth Music Theatre UK

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Set up a 3 month social media plan for the company, controlled the Twitter account for 5 weeks and increased followers by 20%. Wrote articles and engaging content for their new website and Facebook page. Interviewed directors and actors for content surrounding upcoming shows. Set up listings with relevant publications. I also worked as a production assistant for 1 a day week and: Liaised with theatres and set up contracts for auditions 2014, prepared documentation for pastoral events and followed up on payments and documentation for skills courses.

Education

2014

Art Writing

Goldsmiths, University of London

Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
  • Creative and Critical Writing

2009

Combined Studies; Fine History of Art and Linguistics

Newcastle University

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

    2006

    BTEC Diploma in Art and Design

    Loughborough University

    Sep 2005 - Jun 2006
    • Foundation course in Art and Design