Rachel Clegg

TV, Film and Creative Industries

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  • LocationRochdale, United Kingdom

About me

 

An inquisitive, enthusiastic and creative Theatre graduate who is highly motivated, with an excellent work ethic and determination to succeed. I have a friendly and positive personality teamed with confidence and the ability to adapt which makes working with others an enjoyable task. I love the quirky and the unusual and aim to bring energy and a fresh perspective to everything I do. Seeking a future career in the Film, TV and media industry, I am looking for an internship or work to gain experience that is both challenging and rewarding.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Film
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Design
  • Digital Video
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

TV Extra & Actor

Mint TV Casting Agency

Aug 2012
  • - Working as an Extra/Actor in the TV industry for clients such as ITV and Channel 4 - Liaising with directors, actors and film and camera crew has enabled me to learn the necessity for the appropriate discipline, resilience and hardworking attitude that operates a professional environment. - Managing my time effectively and efficiently to commute to different studios in the UK at short notice and a call time of 7am, I understand the requirement for punctuality and reliability. - It has given me the incredible opportunity to see what happens behind the scenes of a TV set in terms of production and creation and how certain processes contribute to a successful show.

2015

Administrator

10ten Marketing

Aug 2015 - Nov 2015
  • - Duties included overseeing insurance claims paperwork, answering inbound calls and using Microsoft programmes. - Gained organisational skills creating accurate documentation for claimants and ensured all personal details were entered accurately and promptly. - Worked well with internal teams such as management, phone reps, administrators as well as liaising with solicitors to ensure all relevant documentation had been fully completed and signed.

2015

PR Rep

Baybar, Ibiza

Apr 2014 - Sep 2015
  • - Worked as a PR Rep for the summer in Ibiza, Spain promoting club nights, selling tickets and Shisha. - Working in a multicultural environment encouraged me to adapt to a foreign culture, language and lifestyle that helped develop my communication skills whilst also learning some Spanish. - Ability to work with and meet people from a diverse range of backgrounds with ease.

2015

Box Office Assistant

Just The Tonic Comedy Club, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • - Worked at one of the largest Arts and Cultural Festivals in the world for a comedy club where responsibilities included dealing with ticket sales over the counter, general enquires and promoting shows. - Coordinated well as part of a large supportive team and maintained a positive attitude that created a fun and welcoming atmosphere for the public as well as building friendships with other volunteers. - Given responsibility to work independently and learn how to use a computerised ticketing system called Red62 as well as cash handling and reconciliation of till balances. - Worked at the highest level of customer service dealing with general enquiries regarding the festivals venues and became familiar with the shows in order to assist and give recommendations. - Hugely rewarding and one of my biggest achievements to date as allowed me to gain a professional perspective of how a festival is run.

2014

Sales Advisor

River Island

Aug 2016 - May 2014
  • - Duties included working behind cash desk, as part of the product team, stockroom and regularly maintaining a presence on the shop floor in handling any customer queries. - My ability to work well under pressure assists me in exerting an excellent level of customer service and resolving difficult problems both quickly and attentively. - Acquired great knowledge of the brand to assist customers through my own initiative and was responsible for dressing mannequins and maintaining display walls through my own creativity.

Education

2016

Theatre Performance

The University Of Leeds

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
  • Three Year BA Course in Theatre - Participated in Yoga and Actor Training Workshops published by Routledge - Wrote my dissertation on Independent Cinema and French New Wave - Shot, edited and cut a small film trailer for a final year performance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEMCDJRFXW0 - Designed and edited a blog for my Third Year Performance - http://pcimlights.tumblr.com/ - Created, devised and performed in a number of productions including M/Lights a final year intermedial production

Awards

2010

Duke of Edinburgh Gold

Duke of Edinburgh

2008

Duke of Edinburgh Silver

Duke of Edinburgh

2007

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze

Duke of Edinburgh