Hester Connell

Arts Assistant

  • LocationCobham, Gravesend, United Kingdom



  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Promotions
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Market Research
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Social Media

Work history


Arts Assistant

NOW Gallery

May 2016
  • My primary role as an Arts Assistant is to support the gallery curators and culture and events team to ensure the organisation of exhibitions, instillations and events run seamlessly. A snippet of my role involves: * Running and updating NOW Gallery’s social media pages, with greater control during launch periods * Liaising between in house marketing teams and PR agencies to ensure effective promotional techniques * Creating and meticulously proofreading press releases and exhibition marketing materials


Brand Warrior

Tribe Marketing

Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
  • As a Brand Warrior my role involves: * Representing renowned brands, including, Coca-Cola and Boux Avenue * Approaching passersby in a positive and warm manner to maximise campaign interest


Campus Representative

Yik Yak

Aug 2015 - May 2016
  • As a campus representative my role entails nurturing an accepting, diverse and constructive community in order to promote the social media app to the student body. My role as a Campus Representative includes: * Coordinating promotional on-campus marketing campaigns * Embodying Yik Yak’s positive and enthusiastic attitude in order to build brand awareness


Social Media Associate


Dec 2013 - Sep 2014
  • During my time at OutdoorBuzz my role entailed: * Regularly updating the Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages * Selecting and choosing specific sporting orientated articles to post on the social media sites * Contacting potential contributors for the site


Market Research Intern


Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
  • During my internship my duties included: * Collecting data and figures from analytical platforms such as, ComScore and AdDynamix * Drafting informative research reports on specific advertising campaigns for senior professionals



Media and Cultural Politics

University of Hull

Aug 2013 - May 2016