Marina Syrmakezi

Social Media Manager | Art • Photography • Interiors

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsSocial Media Manager - Digital Marketer - Marketer
  • Jessica Ly
  • Marko Tadic
  • Louise Rumball
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About me

art + photography lover • passionate about all-things creative With a 10 years’ working experience in the creative industries, the projects I have been involved with vary from social media content management to gallery management / administration, exhibition curating, publications, auctions and sales. I love working with people, especially artists, aiming to form strong professional relationships and successful partnerships. Currently working on a freelance basis for Elizabeth Machin PR, a bespoke London based PR Consultancy specialising in Luxury Interiors & Design, where I manage content for clients' social media accounts. I am also the founder and content curator of Gold Circle, a London based curatorial platform dedicated to contemporary photography www.gold-circle.co.uk

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Skills

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Curating
  • Research Visualisation
  • Social Media Content Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Digital PR
  • Communications

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    • Art Galleries
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    Stanley Gibbons

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      Gold Circle | A Curatorial Platform for Visual Arts & Contemporary Photography

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        Association of Photographers

        Work history

        Currently

        Social Media Manager

        Elizabeth Machin PR

        Feb 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Currently working on a freelance basis as Social Media Manager for Elizabeth Machin PR, a bespoke Interiors PR & Communications consultancy based in London. Led by Elizabeth Machin who works directly with the media and clients, I manage and produce content for clients' social media accounts.

        2016

        Mar 2012 - Aug 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Gold Circle is an online curatorial platform dedicated to the visual arts, with a focus on contemporary photography. Its aim is to showcase exciting new works by both emerging and established professionals, create collaborations between artists and curators, and promote contemporary photography overall. I research and select artists works, liaise with their representative galleries and produce creative writing to accompany their featured works in the 'Showcase' section of the website.

        2012

        Exhibition & Awards Coordinator

        Association of Photographers

        May 2008 - Mar 2012
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Responsible for the coordination and execution of photography competitions, exhibitions and educational events such as talks & seminars. In addition contributing to AOP publications, designing exhibition catalogues and awards books and maintaining relationships with photographers, galleries and organisations.

        2008

        Auctions Administrator

        Stanley Gibbons

        Feb 2007 - May 2008
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Responsible for sales and the organisation of the online auctions at the Rare Manuscripts and Autographs department.

        2007

        Gallery Assistant

        TATE

        Oct 2006 - Feb 2007
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Assisting Museum visitors by, providing information on the museum collection and artwork.

        Education

        2005

        BA(Hons) Theatre Design

        Nottingham Trent University

        Sep 2002 - Jun 2005
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Theatre Design. Dissertation title: The Real and the True in Theatre: Creating the Audience. Final Project: The Art of Nothing_Reality vs Theatricality An examination of the relationship between reality and theatricality.

        2001

        Fine Art Decorative Crafts

        De Montfort University

        Sep 1998 - Jun 2001
        • Lincoln, United Kingdom
        • Modules included: - The Scope of Contemporary Practice - Art and Design History - Visual Research - Issues and Subject in Fine Art Practice - Exhibition and Marketing Practice - Cultural Identity

        1997

        First Certificate in English

        Cambridge University

        Dec 1997 - Dec 1997
        • Athens, Greece
        • Awarded a 'First Certificate in English' from University of Cambridge's Local Examinations Syndicate

        Awards

        2012

        Publicised MAGAZINE ARTICLE: PARIS PHOTO 2012 REVIEW

        Image Magazine

        • Critical Review for Paris Photo 2012. Publicised in Image Magazine, issue 417

        2012

        Judge for the National Geographic Traveler's Photography Competition 2012

        National Geographic

        • National Geographic Photography Competition - acted as Judge Special Supplement: National Geographic Traveller

        2009

        PUBLICISED MAGAZINE ARTICLE: EXHIBITION REVIEW AT AOP Gallery

        Image Magazine

        • Exhibition Review: Portfolio: AOP New Members at AOP Gallery. Image Magazine, issue 401

        2008

        PUBLICISED MAGAZINE ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEW

        Image Magazine

        • Book Showcase: Covent Garden-The Fruit,Vegetable and Flower Markets; Photographs by Clive Boursnell. Image Magazine, issue 395 - August 08.

        2008

        PUBLICISED MAGAZINE ARTICLE: EXHIBITION REVIEW

        Image Magazine

        • Exhibition Review: Ultima Thule by Tiina Itkonen at Michael Hoppen Contemporary. Image Magazine, issue 396 - September 08.