Silvia Grisenti

Store and Events Manager

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Store Manager

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  • Street Art, curation, mural, commission, requalification, London, train station

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Film
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Event Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Content Writing
  • Press Office
  • Festival and Events
  • Hospitality Experience
  • Sale
  • Event Logistics
  • Curating

Work history

Currently

Wholesale Manager

Universal Works

Jan 2016
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Universal Works produce contemporary menswear, real, honest clothing. A design based on understanding heritage and context, while looking at contemporary needs and aesthetics. Key areas of responsibility: -regularly attending trade shows, confidently presenting the collection to customers -maintaining a cooperative working relationship and improving customer retention -driving sales growth -processing customer orders and managing products pricing -organising product samples for sales agents -liaising with the finance department on customer balances and budget forecasts preparing seasonal sales and inventory analysis

Currently

Project Manager

MTR Crossrail

Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • MTR Crossrail has commissioned me various art projects for the urban re-qualification of selected Crossrail’s stations that connect the East End to the centre of London. Current and past project have seen involved artists such as Bifido, Mademoiselle Maurice and Robin Mellor. Key areas of responsibility: - Overseeing the project from beginning to end - Curatorial work, commissioning artists - defining and managing budget - arranging artists’ travels and accommodations according to budget, sourcing artists’ materials, organising the artist schedule - coordinating the installation, on site communication with MTR health and safety personnel

Currently

Store and Events Manager

Universal Works

Apr 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Universal Works produce contemporary menswear, real, honest clothing. A design based on understanding heritage and context, while looking at contemporary needs and aesthetics. Key areas of responsibility: - retail buying for the Nottingham store - maintaining the overall image of the store per company’s aesthetics - managing stock orders, cash book reconciliation and analysing sales figures - scheduling staff shifts, staff training, managing and motivating staff to increase sales - confidently engaging and advising customers on the brand and fashion trends promoting the shop through in-store events and collaborative events with Rough Trade and Aesop

2015

Project Manager

Tugberk Selcuk

May 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • In October 2015 Lahd Gallery celebrated its 10th anniversary, in collaboration with The Auction House, showcasing artists from the MENASA region in a unique location in central London. The Turkish artist Tugberk Selcuk presented his work and performed. He is now represented from Lahd Gallery. Key areas of responsibility: - assisting the artist in the preparation of the performance - content writing, presentations, portfolio of the artist - representing the artist in all contractual matters with Lahd Gallery - logistic management of artworks’ shipping, delivery, insurance from Turkey to the UK

2015

Gallery Assistant

Howard Griffin Gallery

Feb 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Internship
  • Howard Griffin Gallery represents a group of contemporary artists who are not wholly dependent on traditional institutions and structures within the art world for success. Howard Griffin Gallery has locations in Shoreditch, London and in Downtown, Los Angeles. Key areas of responsibility: - handling, movement, storage and packing art works - assisting artists and curators in the preparation of the show - support the Gallery Manager in all day to day activities related to the gallery - managing booking process of material necessary to the gallery for openings and events - logistic and artistic support in the creation of murals - content writing for the gallery’s website, art catalogues, press releases

2014

Lifestyle Manager

Quintessentially

Aug 2013 - Apr 2014
  • Full Time
  • Quintessentially Lifestyle is the leading luxury members only club and event organizer. In addition to the concierge service, 32 luxury sister businesses compose the wider Quintessentially Group, covering every facet of the luxury lifestyle market, including Travel, Real Estate, Wine, Art, Luxury Retail, Events, Public Relations, Publishing and more. With more than 60 offices around the world, speaking over 35 languages, Quintessentially is a multinational and multilingual brand, providing a global yet local service. Key areas of responsibility: • Day to day responsibility for managing requests within really short deadline • Managing suppliers and area of expertise’s specialists • Liasing with client in person and over the phone • Offering a high standard of customer service • Offering a personal and intimate service with customers • Acting as a medium between language barriers

2013

Communication Coordinator

Springshot Productions

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Freelance
  • Springshot Productions specialises in the production of factual feature documentaries. In 2012 Springshot produced Girlfriend In A Coma, the acclaimed documentary on the current Italian crisis seen through the eyes of renowned British journalist Bill Emmott, former editor of The Economist. Key areas of responsibility: • Coordinating ordinary press office activities such as writing press releases, collecting press reviews, coordinate with the content web editor for social media scripts, contacting journalists. • Managing National and International screening of Girlfriend in a Coma with Q&A. • Conducting research for possible founding in order to develop new projects. • Originating new ideas to promote the documentary

2012

Press Office Coordinatoor

Biografilm Festival

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
  • Full Time
  • Biografilm Festival - International Celebration of Lives is an international event entirely devoted to biographical films. The aim of Biografilm Festival is to find and to show life paths and experiences, big and small stories that influenced and determined the world history. Key areas of responsibility: • Communication with National and International Press. • Collecting and archiving press material. • Supporting the team in organization of press conferences / premieres / film events. • Organization of ordinary press office activities. • Leading volunteers and interns to ensure all deadlines were met. • Organization of content writing for magazine and website Fanatic about Films and Biografilm Festival.

2012

Hospitality Coordinatoor

Estragon Club

Oct 2008 - Sep 2012
  • Freelance
  • Estragon Club is a music venue in Italy, hosting concerts as well as dj sets. It is considered one of the leading venue in Italy for indie – rock music lovers. Guests included: Franz Ferdinand, The Gossip, Florence and the Machine, My Bloody Valentine, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys and many more. I was working here on a part-time basis while studying at the university. Key areas of responsibility: • Assisted in setting up rooms for events. • On-site communications with tour managers. • Supervising and coordinating the activities of personnel as required to successfully execute all aspects of the event on the scheduled delivery day. • Organizing an artist schedule for the day.

Education

2014

Major Event Management

London City University

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Between the subjects were Strategic Planning & Evaluation, Marketing & Sponsorship, Logistics & Production Management, Health & Safety and Risk Assessment, Event Design, Event Plan, Licensing & Contracts and Finance & Budgets.

2011

Film Studies

University of Kent

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011

2012

Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production

University of Bologna ALMA Mater Studiorum

Sep 2009 - Mar 2012

2009

Film Studies

University of Bologna ALMA Mater Studiourm

Sep 2005 - Mar 2009