I have a solid background in various industries such as Advertising, Editorial, E-Commerce, Fashion and Events Management. I am very passionate about the production industry and am very keen to jump in, showcase my skill set and build a successful career in Creative Production.
3 month FTC Managing the creative department for a experiential events agency and responsible for all the creative briefs entering he department, ensuring that they are completed, on time, within budget and per specification. As well as the creative resource element I’m also responsible for freelance recruitment, reconciling freelance invoices and art/prop buying.
Supported all areas of production within Matchesfashion's in-house photo studio & editorial department. Assisted with on set styling and prepping of outfits. Worked closely with the photographers to deliver all online brand imagery and videos that accurately depict the clothing and accessories. Met daily shoot targets and kept any re-shoots to absolute minimum. Co-ordinated wardrobe maintenance and product call ins, to ensure new season product is regularly refreshed for the styling team. Supported the styling/editorial team with all seasonal research and styling notes. Supported new stock co-ordination, ensuring new products to be styled are clearly organised and identifiable. Provided general support to the product editorial department including writing style notes and sourcing samples & props when needed. Help to compile research and inspiration folders. Conducted audits across the site to ensure accuracy and consistency in styling once images are online. Fixed term contract only for busy period before launch of AW16/17.
Resource: Supported the Resource Manager in identifying weekly resource requirements for Creative and gaining sign off approvals for creative briefs. Reporting into and working with HR team and specialist recruitment agencies to get the best possible talent into the agency on freelance or fixed term contracts. Organised all contractual paperwork for freelancer’s commencing work with our agency. Liaise with creative departmental managers in regards to performance appraisals and freelancer extensions and reviews. Collecting and entering time sheets from all freelancers/contractors on a weekly basis. Production: Production support for onsite shoots and voice overs for digital & print media campaigns. Organising call sheet, model sign off contracts and other related production paperwork for day of shoot. Sourcing props equipment and help scout locations for offsite shoots. Sourcing new creative talent and specific production houses for upcoming creative briefs. Assisting with image sourcing. Updating the contacts database. PA to Executive Creative Director: Provided administrative support to the ECD and CD, including diary management, department performance appraisals, expenses, Powerpoint presentations and ad hoc tasks. Assisted the Creative Department with organising social events, HR issues and on any other ad hoc tasks.
Prepared and administered paperwork relating to new starters including offer letters, contracts, references and new starter packs. Entered data into the HR system (People Soft) and ensure accurate records are maintained. Updated and maintain all weekly and monthly HR recording systems and emailed to relevant departments in accordance with agency deadlines. Prepared monthly payroll documentation in close collaboration with the payroll department. Assisted with facilitating the recruiting process- job postings, screenings, interview scheduling, reference and background checks, etc. Administered the agency freelancer process and all supporting documentation. Developed and maintained upkeep of all forms for HR administrative activities Carried out any other ad hoc duties in order to support the smooth running of the HR department. Shown significant experience using HR systems and practices, working knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages and delivering in a busy administration role.
Answered incoming calls Booked couriers and taxi for employees Daily running of the meeting room calendars Assisted Managing Director with various ad hoc tasks Organised PR events for clients and staff social events. Accounts: Entered supplier invoices into QuickBooks. Prepared supplier/debtors invoices for payment Contacted debtors by telephone/email to resolve payment queries Managed and reconciled petty cash Processed employees weekly time sheets for payroll HR Administration: Posted Job ads on recruitment sites. Phone screened 1st round candidates. Prepared new starter paperwork. Conducted police checks, passports checks and education checks. Organised first day inductions. Organised paperwork for yearly appraisals and exit interviews. Maintained HR employee database with holidays, sickness and staff photos. Responded to employee queries and requests.
Managed the daily running of Seed Heritage E-Commerce department. Uploaded product images and garment specifications as well as general maintenance of the website using in-house design software. Attended photo shoots for stock images to load to the image library. Updated social media daily to generate fresh traffic to the website. Updated monthly key looks on website in association with the rest of the marketing department. Responded to online customer inquiries. Managed online warehouse stock levels. Organised over the phone and special request orders (magazine samples). Prepared and sent out monthly store incentives to employees and preparing seasonal hampers to stores and associated media. Organised first day inductions for new starters to the online department. Refill of online stationary supplies. General administration support for the Seed/French Connection online team.
JB Hi-Fi is an Australian Number 1 retailer of consumer electronics, as well as a supplier of video games and of Blu-rays, DVDs, and CDs. Reported back to Head Financial Department Manager (CBD District) in regards to; Daily banking , balancing, creditors, debtors and financial institutions Reported and processed weekly time sheets for payroll. H.R Administration – Preparing paperwork for new employees, organising first day inductions, coordinating yearly appraisals and recording employee discrepancies Prepared monthly store budgets & cost reports. Reconciled petty cash. Participated in in store product launches. Internal staff support General administration support to the Store Managers (CDB District)
Subjects Included: Event Management Event Planning Documentation Event Logistics Management Marketing Event Principles Marketing the Event Event Budget Planning Event Legal and Risk Management Celebrity Events Event Sponsorship Staging an Exhibition Event Evaluation and Reporting Public Relations Wedding Planning
Subjects Included: Marketing for Fashion and Textiles Product Ranging Fashion Distribution and Logistics Fashion Materials Merchandising Maths IT Fashion Illustration and Information Systems Fashion Visual Merchandising Product Specification Marketing Global Fashion Marketing Fashion Apparel Product Development Global Impacts of Fashion Merchandise Fashion Branding Merchandising Planning Fashion Retail and Merchandising Management Fashion and Textiles Industry Research
Subjects Included: Fashion product ranging Pattern development Fashion marketing Textiles Visual merchandising Fashion supply chain Technical CAD skills Sustainability in the textile industry
Subjects Included: Communication Teamwork problem solving initiative and enterprise Planning and organising self-management Learning Technology