Idowu Kukoyi

Project coordinator & Lifestyle photographer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Side Hustles

About me

Sports media project coordinating I am a creative problem solver, a lover of logistic who has a flare for finding solutions to any given problem.   I have 3 plus years in project coordinating who has experience in sports media startup within the UK. I am experienced in finding solutions on a daily basis, whether this Is finding affordable production crews, overseeing projects, managing small teams, experienced in generating and sticking to project budgets. With over 3 years’ experience as a project coordinator in broadcast media (Sport and history programs) I am now looking for challenging project coordinator / Junior project manager in the creative sector.   Instagram management Alongside my career endeavours, I am also the founder of 'Idowu Kukoyi' an advice service for Nigeria based creatives. I offer useful tips and advice (currently on Instagram @idowukukoyi) so individuals have clear guidelines and directions on what to do to take the next steps in becoming a better creatives, from portfolio reviews, exposure to creative theories, useful events and finally advice on how creatives can create a more sustainable and financially viable creative career in Nigeria.

Skills

  • Strongly Believe That the Team is one of the key Points
  • Organised
  • Ability to Work Productively and Effectively with all Levels
  • am a Very Hard Worker
  • Problem Solving
  • Budget Management
  • Negotiation
  • Enterpreneurship
  • Social Media
  • Microsoft Office

Companies I’ve worked with

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    October Films

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      Premier League Productions

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        Like a Shot

        Work history

        2019

        Project coordinator

        Like a Shot

        Aug 2018 - Feb 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • ABANDONED ENGINEERING- a 6-part documentary on Abandoned structured for the the Yesterday channel and Discovery USA - Effectively organised the provision of drone operators, filming permits and suitable accommodation for UK crews based in Bodie, California, whilst based remotely in the UK - Supported project manager with the reconciliation of cash and credit floats on ad-hoc projects - Developed relationships with international fixers by providing flued communication - Coordinated international travel logistics such as booking flights with travel agents, obtained visas for varying crew sizes across 5 projects at a time - Managed the working order of the office which included taking post, scheduled specialist cleaning work and oversaw office repairs - Responsible for organising office activities such as team lunches and team activities - Ensured project variants stayed within the £20,000 overall budget per episode - Accountable for ensuring all risk assessments met the companies’ insurance policy - Increased efficiency within the project through the delegation of various tasks to the project assistant and researcher which aided in a much quicker project turnaround

        2018

        Junior Project coordinator

        October Films

        Jun 2018 - Aug 2018
        • Benwell Rd, London N7, UK
        • Freelance
        • THIS IS FOOTBALL - a 6 part documentary that explored football’s impact on global culture (Will air on Netflix or Amazon prime TBC) - Contributed updates on project to team meetings - Successfully negotiated lower hotel rates with hotel sales teams in San Jose, Kansas City and Washington State - Logged all costs for hotels, visa’s, crew consumables into a specialist broadcast spreadsheet - Handled processing invoices and reconciling project credit and o credit and debit cards - Responsible for distributing travel floats across projects

        2018

        Junior Project coordinator

        Like a Shot

        May 2018 - Jun 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • RAILWAY SECRETS – a documentary about unpublished history on railways across Europe - Gained drone permits in Sweden and Norway - Assisted producer on an ad-hoc project to supervise actors and costume department - Located relevant contacts to secure archive material

        2018

        Junior Project Coordinator

        Premier League Productions

        Jul 2016 - Apr 2018
        • Stockley Park, Uxbridge UB11 1FW, UK
        • Freelance
        • PREMIER LEAGUE WORLD SHOW – A fast-paced magazine show about ex-Premier League players around the world - Planned 3-5 shoots on a weekly basis - Coordinated shoots to Melbourne and Sydney, Kochi, New Delhi, New York, creating detailed travel itineraries - Initiated a training programme for project assistants to fill in skills gaps during the Premier League international break PREMIER LEAGUE PROMOS - Promotional videos to promote upcoming Premier League Fixtures - Oversaw location filming in specialist studio ensuring health and safety guideline were met - Recruited external talent on talent agency sites and on social media PREMIER LEAGUE NEWS- Daily news bulletin on Premier league news - Headed up sending questions to Premier league clubs media teams to be asked

        Education

        2016

        Digital TV Production

        Ravensbourne University

        Sep 2013 - Nov 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Digital Television production degree, obtained a first class

        2013

        UAL Level 3 Foundation Diploma Art and Design

        Ravensbourne University

        Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Media production foundation, pass grade obtained

        2012

        Oct 2010 - Jun 2012
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Subject studies and grades awarded; Media studies (B) Sociology (C) Geography (E)

        2010

        Sep 2005 - Jun 2010
        • London, United Kingdom
        • 7 GCSE’S GRADE B-C with Mathematics (C), English Language (C BTEC: Science (Distinction)

        Awards

        2019

        The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing

        Google

        • Online certifications on how to use Digital marketing to advance businesses.

        2019

        Google Analytics for beginners

        Google

        • Basic online course on how to use Google analytics.