Olivia Kirsch
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Olivia Kirsch

Freelance Events / Partnerships / Project ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Olivia Kirsch

Freelance Events / Partnerships / Project ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an experienced Brand Marketing / Communications professional specialising in Events, Partnerships and Project Management, with a demonstrated history of working successfully across the creative fields of art, design and fashion. With drive and intuition, I founded and developed the first specialist global team within COS’ Communications Department. I thrive working in a fast-paced collaborative environment, where my strong interpersonal skills, as well as high level of strategic and creative acumen have resulted in many notable outcomes.
Projects
  • COS x Spring Summer 2020 Look Book
    COS x Spring Summer 2020 Look BookWith sustainability and the ever evolving digital landscape in mind, for SS20 COS created their first ever digital-only look book with a newly elevated art direction. Unlike all previous seasons since the brand's launch in 2007, where high-quality materials have been printed and shipped globally, this 'teaser' for the season to come was formatted as an 'interactive' PDF and distributed to international media via email only. Another first, was this pivotal asset's successful debut on Vogue.com
  • COS x Serpentine Galleries Park Nights, London 2019
    COS x Serpentine Galleries Park Nights, London 2019In September 2019, COS hosted the first specially conceived off-site COS x Serpentine Park Night at the brand’s store in Coal Drops Yard, London. The Park Night featured a rare DJ set by artist Klein, whose neoteric vision has seen her quickly become one of the UK’s most intriguing producers and performers. The event marked the culmination of COS’ seven years supporting the Serpentine Galleries with the interdisciplinary Park Nights programme.
  • COS x Studio Swine in Milan, Miami and Shangai (2017 - 2018)
    COS x Studio Swine in Milan, Miami and Shangai (2017 - 2018)The COS x Studio Swine collaboration was initiated in 2017, when the brand partnered with Japanese Architect Azusa Murakami and British Artist Alexander Groves, to conceive an installation to be exhibited at the brand’s 6th annual Milan Design Week activity. Studio Swine created ‘New Spring’, an ephemeral installation centred around a focal sculpture that emitted scented mist-filled blossoms. The interactive piece was hosted at Cinema Arti, and drew upon the natural and the industrial, while m
  • COS x Snarkitecture, DTLA 2015
    COS x Snarkitecture, DTLA 2015In November 2015, COS launched a pop-up store in Downtown Los Angeles, created in collaboration with Daniel Arsham and Alex Mustonen of Snarkitecture. Located within Austere, a space for Scandinavian design, the week-long monochromatic pop-up transformed the industrial space. Visitors found themselves in a reflected world with a floor-to-ceiling mirror dissecting the room and the two near identical halves completely monochromatic. To celebrate this launch, on the evening prior to opening, the b
  • COS AW15 Presentation, Hong Kong 2015
    COS AW15 Presentation, Hong Kong 2015COS collaborated with esteemed Hong Kong architect André Fu and his studio AFSO, to create an Urban Landscape installation upon which the brand showcased their Autumn Winter 2015. The model presentation took place on the upper deck of Central Ferry Pier No. 4 with spectacular views across Victoria Harbour.
  • COS SS20 Press Day, London 2019
    COS SS20 Press Day, London 2019In October 2019, COS showcased their SS20 collection to press at their flagship press day in London. Held at The Swiss Church, this was the first time in 3 years that the brand had hosted the seasonal event outside of its Head Office. Many CSR initiatives were implemented as part of this activity, including guests being encouraged to bring with them food-items, that would then be used as part of a weekly breakfast held at the venue for the local homeless community. The event also presented
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Projects credited in
  • COS Coal Drops Yard
    COS Coal Drops YardA curated space where art and design coexist alongside the COS collection. The store launched at Coal Drops Yard, the reinvented King's Cross shopping destination designed by Heatherwick Studio, with an installation by artist Paul Cocksedge
  • COS x Phillip K Smith III - Salone del Mobile 2018
    COS x Phillip K Smith III - Salone del Mobile 2018To celebrate its seventh year at Salone del Mobile, COS partnered with American artist, Phillip K. Smith III to create Open Sky – a light and reflection-based art installation
  • Cos x Pitti Uomo - Wayne Mcgreggor
    Cos x Pitti Uomo - Wayne Mcgreggor
Work history
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    Event ProducerCOS
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    - Event management of the COS AW21 show at London Fashion Week
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    Global Events and Partnerships ManagerCOS
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    - Formulation of annual brand marketing / event strategies that align with objectives of Department and Brand - Fostering collaboration within Department, Brand and Group to best execute holistic strategies - Composition and presentation of strategic and analytical documentation pre and post-event - Forecasting, administration and analysis of owned budget areas - Partnership research, selection, management and evaluation i.e. Artists, Talent, Institutions, Organisations, Venues, Suppliers and Producers (Event & Content) - Management of all event production for global experiences, from conception to conclusion - Supervision of all event production for regional activities - Project management of global assets and initiatives - Creation of best practice methodology for company-wide implementation - Driving the adoption of a more sustainable mind-set - Establishment, recruitment and development of the Events Team - Provision of effective leadership and mentorship - Creation of a supportive and inclusive environment
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Skills
  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Creative Event
  • Brand Management
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Brand Strategy
  • Brand Marketing
  • Arts
  • Relationship Management
  • Budget Management
  • Budgeting Forecasting
  • Team Collaboration
  • Team Development
  • Team Management
  • Creative Production
  • Building Relationships
  • Creative Partnerships
  • Procurement
  • Partnerships
  • Brand Partnerships
  • Project Management
Education
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    Fashion Marketing and CommuniationsNottingham Trent
     - United Kingdom