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Rosamund Murdoch

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsAdministrator - Art Curation - Writer

About me

Recent arts graduate seeking work in creative organisation

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Skills

  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Research
  • Administraion
  • Art Galleries
  • Gallery Administration
  • Communications
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Teaching
  • Marketing
  • Project Management

Work history

Currently

Administrator

Office Angels

Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Currently working on temporary assignments across London in both administrative and reception roles, within different organisations and industries.

2017

Marketing Intern

Tala LED

Jul 2017 - Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Over 4 months gained full-time, paid marketing, design, content and projects experience at a high-growth, design-focused LED lightbulb start-up. Key responsibilities included: - proposing and planning a "Tala Art Exhibition" combining old stock with emerging artists working with sustainable materials and lighting; - devising and implementing social media strategies to help brand communicate through content; writing blogs for website; curating bespoke website content; - assisting in the planning and preparation for events at London Design Festival (logistics, studio assistance, communication, marketing); - providing studio assistance including project management, events, studio maintenance, day-to-day tasks and studio assistance; - supporting the ops and marketing teams on photoshoots; practical assistance on shoots and design trips.

2016

Gallery Assistant

Ingleby Gallery

Oct 2015 - Apr 2016
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Over 6 months in a part time role I gained communication, administrative, social media and strategy experience at one of Scotland’s leading commercial contemporary art galleries. Key responsibilities included: - providing administrative gallery support including working on databases; updating artists’ CVs and contributing to the gallery’s website; - the development and execution of new social media strategies, including analysing competitor approaches; - providing practical gallery support including assistance with art work handling and packaging; preparation for exhibitions; assistance with the storage and categorisation of art work; attending artists’ studio visits; - interacting with clients and discussing exhibitions with members of public.

2015

Creative Assistant

Henri James

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Provided creative and commercial support for a dynamic FMCG start-up. Responsibilities included: - assisting with the design, build and operation of “pop up” merchandising stalls at festival venues across the UK; - raising brand awareness and selling the product direct to consumers; - contributing to and developing social media - organising photoshoots to create content

2014

Property Manager

Factotum

Jan 2014 - May 2014
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Gained key experience in administration and communication through managing a portfolio of short term lettings for family run property business.

2013

Literacy Agency Work Experience

Andrew Lownie

Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Gained work experience at a boutique London literary agency. Responsibilities included: - reviewing a range of literary works (including manuscripts, proposals) to determine quality of writing and publishing potential; - contributing to the company’s website including a short blog piece reflecting an insight into working for a literary agency and tips for authors to get noticed; - assisting in the production of critiques and feedback on the works to be delivered to authors.

2013

Auction House Assistant

Lyon and Turnbull

Jul 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Gained valuable organisational experience at one of the longest established fine art and antiques auction houses in the United Kingdom. Responsibilities included: - contributed to various research projects to support different departments; - cataloguing art works and providing administrative and inventory support; - assisting with the organisation and delivery of viewings and auctions.

2012

Communications Assistant

Berwin Leighton Paisner

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Gained work experience as a Communications Assistant at an international law firm in London. Responsibilities included supporting on public relations and staff communications; researching global legal issues and analysing market trends on legal graduate recruitment.

Education

2016

Master of Science

The University of Edinburgh

Sep 2015 - Nov 2016
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Master of Science in Modern and Contemporary Art: History, Curating and Criticism. My Masters focused on the disparate ways that modern and contemporary art is produced, displayed and disseminated through curators and cultural platforms. It specifically explored the changing dialogue between those making art and those communicating its stories - as highlighted by my dissertation: The Magazine: A Manipulative, Multivalent and Malleable Space.

2013

Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Master of Arts with Honours History of Art