Recently graduated from history at the University of Edinburgh. Looking for work in the creative industries. Work experience as a production assistant, invigilator for a photography gallery and various customer service related roles. Currently employed as a care assistant.
Providing personal care according to individualized care plans. Working as a team to meet deadlines on the floor. Using manual handling and nutrition training to make sure residents are well looked after. Filling in daily charts and relevant paperwork e.g. dental plans. Assisting with meal times and helping out at in-house organised activities.
Voluntary front of house position included monitoring the artworks and providing information for visitors on current and upcoming exhibitions. Involved dealing with general inquiries and promoting downstairs photography sales and photography courses. Assisting with opening nights and monitoring audience figures for Creative Scotland data.
Bartender at Cabaret Voltaire nightclub/live music venue. Serving drinks and food to customers. providing a friendly service and taking on promotional tasks. Also involved basic cash handling, maintaining stock and cleaning up throughout and at closing time.
Work experience as a production assistant for a student film. Involved two weeks in house office role including maintaining crew lists, phoning film companies to organise hire and keeping databases for the director. I also assisted with casting sessions and was solely responsible for finding the extras cast (no budget, had to be 65+ and willing to do night shoots). I also helped throughout the shooting of the film, acting as a runner and second assistant director. Also responsible for maintaining the well-being of the cast and catering on set.
Four year undergraduate history degree