Sounds of Country is a Tumblr based music scrapbook that aims to create highly shareable, bite-size content that covers the world of country music.
This short-term employment involved preparing Henham Park to host Latitude Music Festival. Duties included painting all signage for the event and working closely within an arena crew team to arrange the festival grounds.
Working as an intern for Partisan PR involved assisting colleagues on the running of media campaigns, maintaining contacts within the industry and general administrative tasks.
Over a period of three years, I managed to take The Music Intro from a fledgling blog to a well-respected music discovery platform that particularly excelled within the niche of country, folk and Americana music. My duties as the site's owner/editor included writing daily posts that covered a range of topics, fostering and maintaining professional relationships within the industry, and constantly tweaking the website's design to increase traffic and user accessibility. During my time working on the site, The Music Intro was shortlisted for Best Irish Music Blog and Best Irish Youth Blog two years running in the Irish Blog Awards, as well as receiving nominations for the Irish Web Awards.
As a front-end supervisor, my duties included dealing with customer queries/complaints, handling substantial sums of cash, leading a large team of colleagues and ensuring department standards were maintained at all times.
This summer placement within the administrative office of a construction company involved handling invoices, customer queries, filing and general admin tasks.