Rebecca Halliwell-Sutton


  • LocationManchester, United Kingdom

About me


I pride myself on my conscientious nature, patience and excellent collaboration and communication skills, written and verbal. I am an instigator, gatherer of ideas and people, meticulous researcher, and a self-motivated creative thinker who is also ambitious and dedicated with an analytical mind. I am looking for work in the following fields: Arts Organisation, PR & Communications and Publishing which would suit my skill set.



  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Fine Art
  • Design
  • Project Management
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history



Self Initiated Projects

Aug 2014
  • Manchester School of Art - Fine Art Catalogue Editor & Organiser (Sept 2015 to June 2016) Fig Collective -Monthly discussion group, crits and talks Founder and Organiser (2015 till present) Manchester Feminist Fresher’s Fair Instigator and Co-organiser of event and programme (Sept 2015) Soft Matter Publication Co-edited and organised (May 2015) Grrrl Talk Art Workshop & Presentation Manchester School of Art (October 2014) Curation- Soft Matter Exhibition, Wonder Inn, Manchester (May 2015)


Fine Art Graduate

Manchester School of Art

Sep 2013


Editorial Assistant Intern

Practical Publishing

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Designed web banners and in-house advertisements. • Scouted locations online for photoshoots. • Researched and complied interview questions. • Found products and images for shopping pages. • Researched trends, sourced garments and wrote copy for style page. • Researched events and wrote copy for ‘What’s On’ section. • Created visuals and copy for blogposts. • Catalogued competing magazines for market research. • Assisted on cover shoot.


Customer Service & Despatch Team Leader


Mar 2012 - Aug 2013
  • Managing the Despatch Team • Customer Service - answering emails, calls and complaints. Building a good relationship with retailers. • Working with business management software Brightpearl on a daily basis, fulfilling orders, invoicing and following up payment, and updating stock levels and the website. • Responsibility of stock checking and re-ordering stock. • Creating advertisements for national magazines ie.Craft Stamper. Creating product labels and Information Leaflets. • Product photography for website and marketing.



Fine Art

Manchester Metropolitan University

Aug 2013 - May 2016



    Leonard Little Prize,

    • Art award for work presented at the Manchester School of Art Degree Show


    Studentship Award

    • Outstanding contribution to the Ba (hons) Fine Art Course 2013-2016


    Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize Shortlist

    • National art graduate competition