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Sandra Agyapong

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Assistant - Set Designer - Junior Creative

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About me

A creative and highly competent individual, who has over 2 year’s experience as a Wedding & Events Assistant. Well presented, organised and have a proven ability to planning and designing events from small private ceremonies to large corporate events and delivering the highest standard of customer service. Capable of working in fast paced environments as well as adapting quickly to change and use own initiative.

Skills

  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Set Decorator
  • Set Dressers
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Event Assistant

Special Occasion Hire

May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • My role as a wedding and events stylist is to bring the clients vision to life and ensure they have the best event experience. -Attend to client consultations to discuss their requirements for the event, either via phone, face to face or email. Each client consultation would generate sales and increase the SOH database. -Design visual boards based on the client vision and source decor from a range of suppliers -.Liaise and negotiate with suppliers such as wedding planners, florists and caters. - One the day of event, I am responsible for setting up the event according to the floor plans and following any risk assessments required. -I have had the opportunity to work in stunning venues across London, including OXO Tower, Plaisterers Hall, Hilton Syon Park and many more. -Attend to Wedding Fairs to represent the company as the Brand Ambassador promoting their services.

Currently

Junior Project Manager

Ruach City Youth Church

Jan 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I am responsible for approving creative proposals and producing media content for our youth services and conferences. -Seeing all aim of creative projects are met and making sure the quality standard is achieved. -Build internal and stakeholder relationships and collaborate with others to produce visual projects aimed at youth services. -Create content for live shows, including music concerts and guest speakers and create promotional ads using Adobe Premiere Pro. -Manage social media accounts and ensure high levels of engagement. -Creating and modifying documents using Microsoft Office. -Typing documents and distributing memos and setting up and coordinating youth meetings.

2016

Prop Maker

Fiona Leahy Design

May 2016 - May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Here I worked in a small team of designers, to create bespoke centrepieces for Fiona Leahy Designs clientele based in Italy. -Worked on a design brief to create a range of bespoke 50 butterfly mannequin head centrepieces. -Helped source materials for the centrepieces. -Assisted with deliveries with care and packed centrepieces labelled and ready for shipping. Kept the studio clean tidy.

2015

Marketing Intern

Hitched Wedding Music

May 2015 - Jun 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • My job role was to ensure, I updated the company current affairs via social media. -Worked with Hitched Wedding Music owner producing online marketing materials. -Used online software Hootsuite to manage social media channels and achieved high levels of engagement and followers. - Designed marketing materials and sent emails to the company’s clientele using Mailchimp. -Contributed to direct marketing ideas and seeing it through to the end.

2014

Content Administrator

Cannes Lions Festival

Mar 2014 - Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Here I worked in the press team, processing entries to be entered into the Cannes Lion Festival Awards. -Worked in the press team processing entries and updating entrant’s submissions using Excel. -Dealt with incoming international and national enquiries via e-mail and telephone and ensuring they were handled efficiently. -Reviewed creative material submitted by the entrant and ensuring they complied with the submission rules. -Used Mail merge to produce and distribute e-mails and used Intranet to update information. -Travelled to Cannes to set up the exhibition fair and assisted Judges with shortlisted entries.

2014

Event Manager

Room in the Moon

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Worked with a Tech start up company as Event Manager Assistant Intern, organising the company's two-day conference. -Worked with the Company Director and assisted with the planning of the 'International Conference' for Startups. -Coordinated with keynote speakers from BBC, KPMG and Amazon and assisted with enquiries to ensure the smooth running of conferences. -Created an evaluation and monitoring survey to measure the success of the conference and sent thank you emails to guests. -Drafted sponsorship proposals and contracts and assisted with press events at Google Campus. Also created a live streaming with Google Plus. -Updated the Room in the Moon website via WordPress. -Recruited and managed a team of 22 events assistant and dealt with delegates via Eventbrite, email and phone. -Great team player- able to motivate and contribute to ideasAbility to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities. -Outstanding organisational and planning skills -Excellent communication skills both written and oral -Able to work accurately and meet tight deadlines. -Knowledge of good office practices and procedures- minute taking, filing and photocopying. -Strong attention to detail- can grasp new concepts quickly and present information. Adapts well to challenges, resourceful and flexible approach to work -Excellent IT skills- proficient in Microsoft packages, CMS and Adobe Suite

Education

2013

Creative Events:design AND Production

University of Kent

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
  • BA Degree - Creative Events: Design and Production - Upper Second Class

2010

BTEC National Diploma in Art Design (graphic Design

Richmond Upon Thames College

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • BTEC National Diploma: Arts & Design: Graphic Design - DMM