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 and men’s fashion week in Florence, Paris, Berlin, Copenhagen - managing the logistic set-up of trade show’s stands as well as permanent and temporary showrooms - budgeting all trade shows costs as well as travel arrangements and accommodation for the sales team - managing allocation of six sets of samples for collections up to 280 pieces according to sales forecasts - working towards the company sales increase / confidently present the collection to existing and potential customers - main point of contact for agents worldwide: Italy, France, Scandinavia, Netherlands, USA, Korea, Japan - developing and maintaining relationships with customers and suppliers worldwide - registering orders into company server to facilitate the production process / day to day administration /liaising with customers for payments / raising and issuing invoices - working with logistic to ensure on time deliveries worldwide - working with the PR team to provide customers with PR requirements i.e product and lifestyle photography / marketing materials to help maintain company’s profile - managing the brand promotion through events and establishing collaborative experience for both wholesale and retail (Rough Trade - Aesop - The Botanist Gin, Bruichladdich Whiskey, The Pilgrm Hotel) - assisting the wholesale director in all brand collaborations (past include Birkenstock, Goodhood, Maglificio GRP, Satta, Adidas, Sebago)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.