Lauren Ashdown

Fashion Assistant

London, United Kingdom
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About me

I am a dynamic and driven fashion communicator who enjoys the entire creative process, from the initial concept and realisation to the development and final delivery. I have an enthusiasm for fashion PR, marketing and events. I have been able to develop and refine a vast array of skills through my time working at M&C Saatchi, supported by my studies. I am an extremely organised and hard-working individual that works well both independently and within a team. My education along with my working experience has given me a broad and adaptable skill set along with strong and professional communication skills. During my time studying Fashion Communication at Northumbria University I have been able to develop a diverse portfolio of work. With a keen eye for creating alluring visual and written content, my creative portfolio displays an extensive range of work including PR campaigns, fashion films, editorials, and event planning ; featuring live briefs with real-world application. With hobbies including traveling, festival going and capturing moments though imagery and writing, I especially like to create thought provoking visuals and content that take inspiration from cultural, artistic, musical and fashion influences. I think that the merging of the industries is a really exciting and important area to explore within fashion because the experiential aspect has been lifted through social media and technology.

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  • Marketing
  • Event Administration
  • Research
  • Photography
  • Admin Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Communication
  • Press Releases
  • Public Relations

Companies I’ve worked with

  • M&C Saatchi

    M&C Saatchi

    • Advertising
  • M

    Massive Interactive

    Work history


    Admin Assistant

    Massive Interactive

    Jun 2018 - Dec 2018
    • Sydney, Australia
    • Full Time
    • Event organising including arranging career events, woman hack events and office events. Organising social committee and helping to prepare social activities. Office and building management; including kitchen management, invoice approval, ad-hoc requests, recruitment tasks, mail distribution and greeting clients.


    Admin Assistant with PR Internship

    M&C Saatchi

    Apr 2017 - Oct 2017
    • Sydney, Australia
    • Full Time
    • PR INTERNSHIP- HIDDEN CHARACTERS September - October Writing press releases and pitches to journalists. Creating media lists. Influencer research. Event assisting. Achievements- Getting positive responses from top journalists and editors for interview pitches (including fashion features editor of Australian Vogue- Alice Birrell for an interview with Michelle Clapton regarding the costume design of The Crown) Admin Assistant April - September Agency admin including mail distribution and organising, meeting room/event set-up, responding to ad hoc requests (email/phone/directly), making welcome packs, booking couriers, assisting PR with mail outs, kitchen restocking/ordering. Concierge break covering/assisting- Answering phone, transferring calls, responding to emails, booking meeting rooms, greeting clients. .



    Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (Social Media)


    Feb 2018
    • Sydney, Australia


    Fashion Communication Promotion BA (hons

    University of Northumbria

    Sep 2013 - May 2016
    • Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom


    Sep 2011 - May 2013
    • Huntingdon, United Kingdom
    • English language and literature, Textiles, Psychology