Saina Johnson

Head Receptionist

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

A confident, articulate and methodical graduate with strong administrative, customer service and organisational skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication ability utilised to initiate, develop and foster professional working relationships both internally and externally. Proactive and collaborative team player, responding well under pressure and tight deadlines. Passionate and enthusiastic with a keen interest in developing a long-term career within an energised and creative environment.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Marketing
  • Producing
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Head Receptionist

AKQA

Jul 2014
  • Serves as client-facing ambassador and first point of call for a staff of more than 400 Manages a small team and is responsible for reception duties being carried out correctly Responsible for interviewing and selecting new team members Coordinates all travel booking across European and US offices and manages all related finances Supports the Managing Director with the planning and execution of events at the Emirates. Provides PA support for senior management on a daily basis Manages multiple inboxes Builds and maintains relationships with hotels in the UK and internationally

2014

Receptionist

ANV

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Worked in a small team on front of house duties such as greeting clients and controlling the switchboard Diary management for members of staff and meeting rooms * Organised travel and accommodation arrangements for members of staff, both UK and internationally * Maintained office supplies to ensure the office is always running smoothly PA duties to the Chief of Operations Processed invoices and company credit card expenses Created and edited documents for senior management

2013

Marketing & Administration Assistant

Yellow Earth Theatre

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Assisted the Artistic Director with marketing and administration associated with the production of Dim Sum Nights Built spread sheets and Doodle Polls to create audition and rehearsal schedules Maintained and updated databases of contacts Liaised with members of press Constructed newsletters to send to our mailing list using Mailchimp Used social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WordPress to promote Dim Sum Nights in a fun creative way Organised and carried out mail outs that reach members of our database across the country. Created a report of feedback and attendance of Dim Sum Nights

2013

Arts Administrative Assistant

Kali Theatre

Sep 2012 - Dec 2013
  • Assisted the Artistic Director and assisted with administration and marketing associated with the preparation of current projects Liaised with actors and agents via telephone and email to secure bookings for performances Accurately up dated hard copy and electronic records and files in an accessible manner Contributed creative and innovative ideas to the festival programme by gathering and collating each participants information i.e. biographies, photos etc Used spread sheets and databases to create contact sheets and records of payment to facility a smooth administrative process Restructured the existing archive system to allow for a more easily accessible format and ease of filing Researched target audiences and disseminated information to relevant colleagues Researched and filed press clippings/coverage Co-managed social media accounts

Education

2013

BA Drama and Theatre Arts

Goldsmiths, University of London

Sep 2010 - May 2013