Jake Henry McCormack

Actor, Director, Writer

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About me

An experienced runner and crew member with over eight years experience on several large and small-scale productions both in front and behind the camera. I’m experienced in the pressures and personalities encountered within the TV and Film industry. With a love of TV drama, I have the passion, ability and proven track record of coping under extreme pressure and using my own initiative to succeed.

Skills

  • Time Management
  • Organisation
  • Managment
  • Deisgn
  • Creative Arts
  • Social Media
  • Proactivity
  • Short Films

Work history

Currently

District Bench Assistant Manager

Clintons

Mar 2013
  • Full Time
  • - As an Assistant Manager covering 15 different stores I work directly in a customer facing role dealing with members of the public and manager members of staff. - Supporting staff through personal coaching and development with a responsibility for staffing, administration and health and safety. - Liaising with contractors to ensure store refits are completed on time and to a high standard. - Ensure sales targets are met and confidential sales forecasts are implemented and kept private. - Communicating with managers, team members and the public to ensure sales targets are met and excellent customer service is provided.

2016

National Olympic and Paralympic Committee Assistant

ROCOG

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Freelance
  • - Supported a team of over 160 Thai Olympic and Paralympic Athletes who were competing in Rio 2016. - With a responsibility for booking training facilities, meetings, providing kit and transportation. - Accompanying Athletes to training and competitions, providing refreshments and schedules. - Organising transport for athletes and delegates to competitions and ceremonies and guaranteeing arrival to live televised events. - Accompanying VIPs to interviews and functions whilst liaising with the Thailand Embassy in Brazil.

2012

National Olympic and Paralympic Committee Assistant

LOCOG

Jul 2012 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Supporting a team of over 410 Australian Olympic athletes and 65 Thai Paralympic athletes. - Responsible for protecting athletes from interference by members of the public during the filming of live interviews. - Working flexibly to ensue that VIPs are driven to meetings and Events in and around London. - Using cultural awareness and empathy to resolve pressured situations before they escalate. - Dealing with large groups of non English speaking athletes and performers, to ensure they follow the schedule.

2013

Stagehand

Mumford Theatre

Sep 2011 - May 2013
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Providing production support to touring theatre companies, before and during performance. - Helping with erecting and dismantling of set and instillations for different performance. - Ensuring the Auditorium, Stage and back areas were clean and tidy before and after each show. - Supporting front of house staff, dealing with customer both when purchasing tickets and in the auditorium. - Completing administration tasks to aid producer and director.

Education

2013

BA (Hons) in Drama

ARU

Sep 2010 - May 2013
  • BA (Hons) in Drama