• Assisting in the planning and organisation of shoots and overseeing the creative process from brief right through to the finished artwork. • Working with location scouts and creating online albums of proposed ideas, working to match the images with the photographer’s creative direction. • Responsible for contacting agents and booking models, hair and beauty artists for shoots. • Sourcing props for the set from external companies to match the requirements of the proposed artwork. • Writing and creating artwork for monthly mail outs to worldwide contacts. • Cleaning and organising the office, ordering in new equipment when needed, answering the telephone and dealing with any admin requirements on a day-to-day basis.
• Working alongside the Freshers' Coordinator project managing Freshers' Week, creating fun events to welcome new students. • Using Excel spreadsheets to organise contacts, bookings and invoices. • Communicating and sharing items with my team via Google Docs. • Chasing up invoices, handling email accounts, maintaining relationships with external companies, and building relationships with new ones, selling advertising and stall space at University Campus. • Event managing throughout the week, ensuring all events ran smoothly.
• Managing Facebook and Twitter accounts via HootSuite, boosting audience numbers and online activity. • Creating content that reflected SNAP’s character on both channels. • Monitoring and analysing online participation and compiling my own social media strategies. • Updating the SNAP website, focusing on ideas that would make for a more personal, user-friendly look and feel. • Meeting with and interviewing clients, editing the transcripts into stories for the story section of SNAP's website.
• Researching global brand ‘Reckitt Benckiser’ managing and creating content, both curated and owned, across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ for the client. • Drafting up content plans on Excel. • Adopting the brands unique character and innovating new ways to promote its ethos with a small, creative team. • Brainstorming ways to promote campaigns and start conversations with users, boosting interactivity and online ‘noise’.
The degree consists of 50% media theory and 50% media practice. I had the chance to work in an inspirational learning environemnt in which theory and practice influence and enrich each other in the production of original creative and intellectual work. It is a course which incorporates philosophical perspectives on technology and human life as well as sociological approaches to media production.