John Furno

Partnerships Manager at General Assembly

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

John is an Australian wanderer who can’t function without coffee. Dabbling in design, he has overcome his quarter life crisis where he is now working as Partnerships Manager for tech education company General Assembly London. There, he helps to organise and curate events by using his experience in both customer service and the creative industry. On the side, John is also the creator of LGBT publication & community A Bundle of Sticks- a chance for like-minded people to share their stories and hardships, letting them be heard to support and inspire others who feel frightened and scared to come out of the closet. Before making the big move to London, John gained his experience in publication for sexual diversity magazine Archer, LGBT role model for The Reach Foundation, graphic designer for Snap Fitness, Watch & Grow and Oracle Creative Media, as well as lastly developing leadership skills as a supervisor for retail companies New Look and Kmart Australia.

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  • Graphic Design
  • Advertising
  • Public Speaking
  • Events Planning
  • Partnerships
  • Marketing

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • General Assembly

    General Assembly

    • Design

Work history


Jul 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for high quality audience growth and partnerships through execution of local digital marketing campaigns and events programming across creative, technology and digital industries.



Advanced Diploma Graphic Design

Tractor Design School

Mar 2013 - Nov 2014
  • Melbourne, Australia