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A proactive and adaptable Media Communications graduate of the University of the Arts London, seeking a position in line with my cross-disciplinary experience and interest in the creative industries. During my undergraduate studies, I successfully combined academics with work experience - ranging from self-initiated entrepreneurship to skill-building internships - and other commitments, proving myself to be efficient, goal oriented, creative and structured, with good organisational and soft skills. Benefitting from a multi-cultural as well as multilingual background and education, I am looking to offer my services to a company with a like-minded ethos.
Bi-monthly club night promoting up-and-coming as well as already established DJs and artists. I work through the whole process, from finding artists and liaising with the venue, to creating an online platform and promoting, using my own designs. This experience has taught me management, negotiation and team work, legal and finance skills as well as marketing and entrepreneurship. I also take photos and DJ on the night.
Approaching potential buyers by initiating contacts and finalising sales at the ArtSpan launch event.
Assisting artists in the installation of their art work in the preparation of forthcoming exhibition "Día de los Muertos".
Conducting flight sales & customer services by supplying assistance to clients by phone or via direct online chat in order to do problem solving and offer information. Assisting with public relations & marketing via social media updates, campaigns and newsletter launch initiatives. Responsibility for content creation & proof reading for the company website on Wordpress.
Overseeing gallery & artist registration for over 50 international established galleries at ArtMiami’s West Coast fair. Processing work orders & client welcoming: assuring smooth communication, liaison and satisfaction for all exhibitors.
Hiring and training independent internal sales staff and technical support staff. Managing sales by setting up accounts with clients and other outlets. Defining marketing strategy and orchestrating integrated marketing campaigns. Participating in business planning meetings.
Researching and compiling of press contacts and publications databases, to secure partners and exposure. Organising and cataloguing physical inventory of the gallery collection and updating artist files in digital archives. Conducting administrative tasks and assistance with bookings, invoicing, data entry and social media updates.
Welcoming visitors and providing information on current curations. Collecting feedback forms and mailing list contact information, simultaneously updating the database. Facilitating the management of a small team of volunteers for the coordination of various openings, talks and events.
Operating liaison between the artists and the venue, at Oxjam Dalston Takeover, a music festival for charity. Supervising and coordinating both the running order and ticket sales.
Dealing with office work and tasks such as data entry, social media, blog updates, email & phone correspondence. Gaining on-field experience filming and editing using Final Cut Pro on several on-going projects. Converting analogue video footage to digital format. Attending weekly office meetings, writing up the minutes and relating gathered information to the parties concerned.
Liaising with artists and helping in the preparation of riders, while setting up and clearing equipment on and off stage at underground music festival in Pula, Croatia.
Initiating creative research for current projects. Optimising productivity of the 15 members of staff in the office by handling administrative duties such as bookings, data entry, spreadsheets, social media, email & phone correspondence, invoicing, filing and welcoming clients.
Assisting at various events, talks, exhibitions and openings, as well as conducting tours of the university for potential students.
Contributing text and images with music feature articles and fashion shoots. Creating promotional video material, documenting new event partnership with a London based club night. Facilitating promotion via social media outreach and branding assistance.
First Class Honours Degree (Bachelor of the Arts)
Winner of the Barbican "Photographing your world" photography competition. http://blog.barbican.org.uk/2015/01/photographing-your-world/