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Maria Oliver-Smith

StudentEdinburgh, United Kingdom
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Maria Oliver-Smith

StudentEdinburgh, United Kingdom
About me
My objective is to pursue a career in an area that supports a creative outlook on business development. To that end I am currently in my final year of studies at Edinburgh College of Art studying BA Fine Art (Painting). I am interested in expanding my experience to encompass work in local communities and charitable organisations.
Projects
  • Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show: Shoots 2019
Work history
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    Volunteer Co-ordinatorVolunteer Riders UK
    United KingdomPart Time
    Edinburgh based co-ordinator for Volunteer Riders UK: a courier initiative working with motorcyclists throughout the UK to distribute PPE to frontline service staff from doorstep to doorstep. Co-ordination involves matching riders to requested tasks and having a fundamental knowledge of geography in order to best match rider to PPE provider.
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    Edinburgh Co-ordinatorNHS: For The Love of Gowns
    Edinburgh, United KingdomPart Time
    Voluntary position co-ordinating an Edinburgh based team of volunteers for the UK wide group, NHS: For The Love of Gowns. Combatting the PPE crisis during the Coronavirus pandemic, I co-ordinate over 40 volunteers each sewing gowns and scrub sets for essential NHS health services in Edinburgh and the Lothians. As the initiative expanded, I managed a fundraising project raising over £1,290 to support the purchasing of fabrics for further projects. Further duties included managing requests, collection and delivery of garments and managing the team's fundraising budget, reporting our progress to the 'core' For The Love of Gowns team.
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Skills
  • Exhibition Organisation
  • Art Curation
  • PR