Melissa Remai

Studios Coordinator

  • LocationUnited Kingdom



  • Visual Arts
  • Presenting
  • Administration
  • Office Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Event Organisation
  • Creative Thinking
  • Relationship Management
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Customer Service and Sales

Work history


Studos Coordinator

Hackney Downs Studios

Dec 2013
  • Office, and reception Manager Studio Assistant Manager


Front of House

The Mill CO Project

Jul 2014 - Dec 2014
  • The Mill Co. Project is a social enterprise scheme in the heart of East London’s thriving creative community. With funding from Create they were able to take on unemployed graduates


Work Experience

Mother London

Jun 2013 - Jun 2013
  • Working under the wing of Managing Director, the New Business and PR team, getting to grips with how an agency works, as well assisting in diary management and learning about client management. (And other adhoc activities)


Curitorial Assistant Intern

Cynthia Corbett Gallery

Mar 2013 - Jun 2013
  • Assisting the Curation of up coming Young Masters Arts events - Hanging works, fixing lights - Assist in the planning, organisation of Young Masters exhibitions and events. +Understanding floor plans +Creating Floor plans +Working to deadlines - Assist with writing proposals, fundraising and securing sponsorship. - Work on PR and marketing including social media. + Using Hootsuite + Keeping up to date with events + Updating press releases - Produce publications and printed materials where relevant. + using Word, Photoshop and Illustrator - Artist Liaison. + managing a group of artists + Correspondance + Negotiation on price and arrival of works - Organise logistics, shipping, transport and hanging of artworks. - Researching artists and future projects for the Young Masters Art Prize. - Assist with installation and take down of exhibitions. - Documenting projects and update the website. - Work at events, assisting with sales. - Administrative duties + email, telephone database and diary management


Archive & Administration Assistant Intern

Mandinga Arts

Nov 2012 - Mar 2013
  • Mandinga Arts Archive and Administration Assistant (Internship 4 Months): Mandinga Arts is a small but busy outdoor carnival arts Arts Council England NPO organization. My role can be split into categories: • Archive and Collections Management - Working with the creative director and cataloging the 20year collection. Working from my own time schedule designing the database. Designing and curating the storage space as well as contracting new structures built within the space. • Admin- day-to-day (filing, ordering, updating databases and upkeep of stationary/ other supplies) and responding to general enquires via phone, post and email. • Project Management – Assisting the Company Project Manager in creating the schedule, contracts, call sheets and budget for St. Patrick’s Day Parade. • Marketing - Putting together press releases, leaflets and contacting press on behalf of Mandinga. • Research – For both Art Directors • Events Management – Organizing, contacting press and managing other members to do with the LOFF organization. This was for the LOFF launch.


Freelance Production Manager

Mandinga Arts

Feb 2013 - Feb 2013
  • • Working closely with the Artistic directors to ensure that Mandinga’s section of the carnival is presented to a high and professional standard • First point of contact for performers and crew members • Liaise with other organisations involved with the GBC via telephone and email • Organise and manage the logistics of the arrival of performers, call times and costume assembly according to the schedule • Responsible for inventory checks and updates, ensuring vehicles are packed with equipment • Strict time and schedule management • Updating production documents • Responding quickly and calmly to requests from performers and crew and change in schedule • Chasing any lose ends prior and during the event • Responsible for 30 performers and crew



3D Design

University of Brighton

Jul 2009 - May 2012
  • Practically led course with and in depth study of materials.