Universal Pictures – Marketing Assistant • Organised all travel, conferences and meetings, taking minutes where necessary as Assistant to the Group Marketing Director, • Organised all internal marketing team events and managed filmmaker screenings. • Assisted at premieres, after parties, experiential events and press screenings. • Talent handling at UK premieres and press junkets. • Built to a high level the UK Filmmaker presentations and campaign summaries using PowerPoint. • Communicated with vendors to raise PO’s. • Managed the UK CRM programme
• Booked £750k worth of print business and £100k of digital business. • Responsible for lead generation of sales for the London and South-East section of House & Garden magazine. This included maintaining client relationships and contracts, in addition to sourcing and presenting to new clients. • Wealth of contacts within multiple industries, including venues, food & beverage and interiors.
• Confident when communicating at a senior management level and managing a team. Proven when I managed the subscription stands at the House & Garden Festival, Spirit of Christmas Fair, Decorex International and FOCUS. • Organised and executed parties from pre-planning to finish for over 500 guests at Sotheby’s in September 2015 and at the Mandarin Oriental in May 2017. This included working with external catering companies, florists, photographers and beverage companies, keeping the overall cost within budget. • Organised all The List events from pre-planning to finish. This included a Champagne Evening at The Royal Academy at the London Original Print Fair with Louis Roederer. • Negotiated and maintained contracts with media/fair partners, including Clarion Events, UBM, PAD London and LAPADA Fair.
• Organised and executed the office move when the House & Garden team merged with The World of Interiors commercial department. This included moving a team of fifteen, while continuing my Personal Assistant duties, beginning my role as Account Manager and ensuring limited disruption to the advertising team. • Assisted the Publishing Director & Advertising team with diary bookings using Outlook, transport bookings, sales bookings and various administrative tasks to ensure the general smooth running of the office. • Organised overseas travel for the Publishing Director and other team members, which included ordering cash advances, booking hotels and flights, arranging overseas client meetings and organising itineraries for a team of six.