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Jane Gleeson

Project and Events ManagerDublin, Ireland
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Jane Gleeson

Project and Events ManagerDublin, Ireland
About me
I am an energetic and collaborative project manager with 5+ years experience working in various organisations, big and small, but always with a creative focus. I am particularly motivated and enthused by design and creativity.
Projects
  • The Other Podcast
    The Other Podcast is the first in a series of initiatives aimed at empowering women in the creative industries. Through the manifestation of talks, events, workshops and a podcast we intend to equip women with the skills needed to advance in their careers. The first podcast will be recorded live to commemorate one month since the Irish public voted to repeal the Eight Amendment.  This is not another talk series; this is an opportunity for us to position ourselves as equals in this industry.
  • coffee|culture
Work history
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    Communications ExecutiveM.CO
    Dublin, IrelandFull Time
    Working with health care clients to execute internal and external communications, designing and implementing social media strategies, providing communications support at live events, including launches and press releases. Briefing and collaborating with design teams to produce infographics, internal documents and presentations for clients.
    DirectorAbove the Fold
    Dublin, IrelandFreelance
    I am the founder and director of Above the Fold, an events organisation designed to showcase Ireland’s creative industry. Part of our remit is to collaborate with the creative community, local businesses and the public to create a programme of events that celebrate and support culture in Ireland. Working independently with Above the Fold, has given me the flexibility to adapt to a personal schedule working with strategies, systems and budgets. Over the past year I have successfully secured funding and sponsorship allowing us to reach our goals and targets.
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Skills
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Production/project Management
  • Arts Funding
Education
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    ErasmusUMPRUM
     - Prague, Czechia
    One semester undertaken as part of the European Erasmus program. Subjects I took in AAAD consisted of Digital Culture, Graphic Design History, Czech language, Ancient Philosophy, Clay modelling and Bookbinding. During my semester abroad I travelled to neighbouring European cities including Budapest and organised a group trip to Berlin.
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    (BA) Visual Culture National College of Art and Design
     - Dublin, Ireland
    I completed my studies at the National College of Art and Design in May 2105, with a 2.1 honours degree in Visual Culture. Visual Culture is an entirely theoretical course focused on contemporary art and design history, elective subjects consist of critical theory, design history, architecture and film studies. My 2016 graduating class are notable as the first team of cohorts to graduate from NCAD with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Culture.
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