Assisted with organisation and running of various events with the City of London including two major banquets: The Chinese State Visit (21st October 2015) and The Lord Mayor’s Banquet (16th November 2015) Organising the participation of the Aldermen and Members of the City of London Common Council in events such as the Remembrance Sunday Service at St Paul’s Cathedral (8th Nov), Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Lunch at Mansion House (26th Oct.), the Unveiling of the Crystal Sceptre at Guildhall (28th Oct.) Dealing with guest list and guest requirements for events. Correspondence with guests, caterers, security and function teams for the running of events.
Fundraising for the University scholarship and research programmes. Providing a link between the University and its Alumni. Developed a good phone manner whilst representing the University. Typing correspondence to the sponsors.
Managing the Box Office, including taking bookings via phone, managing online bookings and selling tickets on the door. Responsible for sales. Managing phone calls and mail, particularly with Friends of the theatre. Typing all necessary documents and correspondence as required. Some experience managing the theatre finances in Excel. Running professional errands. Proof reading incoming scripts. Contacting talent agencies to organise auditions and to cast roles. Managing the theatre space itself, assisting with lighting and sound when required and some set building. Occasionally assisted with production requirements.
Presenting a professional and friendly first impression to all visitors and clients. Opening and closing the bar. Replenishing and restocking the bar, always ensuring high level of stock management efficiency