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Samantha Penton

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPA - Receptionist - Studio Manager


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  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Presenting
  • Client Services
  • Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Reception

Work history


Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Independently managing the studio archive and providing flexible admin support. I have been responsible for liaising with clients and suppliers, scheduling meetings, booking flights and hotels, taking and circulating minutes, filing expenses, and using InDesign and Photoshop to assist with graphic work. Projects: assisting with internal and external events; including exhibitions within the studio and the Christmas party. Social media: managing and creating content through social platforms including Instagram and Linkedin:



Vidal Sassoon

Jun 2016 - Mar 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Front of house in a busy Academy, reporting directly to the Head Directors. Duties involve receiving all incoming calls and booking clients. Welcoming visitors and making sure they are comfortable and looked after. Dealing with enquiries and resolving any problems over the phone or in person. Maintain the high presentation of the reception area and overseeing any maintenance issues with the building.


Bookings Coordinator - Model

LHA Artists

Nov 2015 - Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Sales and appointment settings - Helping with general office duties and acting as a central point of contact. - Basic PA duties for director and Artists Ad hoc assistance with related tasks - Experience using ACT database - Ensuring office is organised and tidy


May 2015 - Jul 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • - Scanning media clippings -Gaining good commercial awareness of hair and beauty PR through one month internship. -Working on press releases, editorial features, and managing mail outs. -Researching current trends, influential bloggers and celebrities. -Handling social media, scanning, compiling cuttings and corresponding with clients.


Model Booker

IMM Models

Feb 2015 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - To manage the professional career of models, assuring that they find castings that match their specific looks, whilst also meeting the requests of various clients. - Administration support - Experience using Media slide


Sales Associate


Sep 2013 - Feb 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Customer Service - Answering phone - Sourcing items - Processing mail orders - Booking couriers - Visual merchandising - Tidying store


Head Makeup Artist


May 2013 - May 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Liaising with members of the design team to ensure the overall look/effect is consistent. - Keeping work areas and equipment clean and tidy - Notes and photos for reference to keep the look throughout - Stamina, patience and concentration


Makeup Artist Assistant

Fresh One Productions Ltd

Mar 2013 - Mar 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Communicating with the production team to ensure sufficient time management and overall look is consistent. - Evaluate environmental characteristics such as venue size and lighting plans in order to determine makeup requirments



BA(Hons) Hair and Makeup Design

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
  • Cultural Studies/History Hair and Makeup/Fashion/Design



  • Upper Class 2:1