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An essential part of my role is to assist Gallery Assistants as well as the general public with queries, questions and information. I am currently working in partnership with the Hayward Gallery at the Southbank Centre on their latest exhibition and instalment of Carsten Hollers series titled ‘Decision’. Other venues I have previously worked at include The Wallace Collection, Royal Festival Hall (part of the Southbank Centre) and Sea Life London Aquarium. The role entails supervising several interactive works and is a part-time weekend position.
I update and add content to the multiple platforms used by Luminaire Arts, some of which include the companies Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and website accounts. In addition to this I have been writing articles and features which include reviews on Artists, Artworks and Art events of interest that are on the Luminaire Arts website. As well as this I have assisted the Team Art Consultant find new Artists and artworks to represent. To ensure we stay in contact with our Artists and Clients I use Hootsuite. This is a part-time temporary role that is completely flexible and can fit around my work schedule.
Writing and editing features and copies on specific Art Movements; detailing various accounts from the history to the emergence of art techniques, enterprises and so forth.
My current responsibilities include; creating and curating online multimedia content, uploading and updating content on the Wordpress CMS, liaising with authors in the creation of online content, facilitating online writing events, maintaining Arvon’s social profiles via social media platforms, creating and maintaining a new Tumblr website for Arvon, performing SEO work on website, supporting the digital marketing of Arvon’s residential courses to online writing communities, actively engaging with existing digital writing communities, creating original content for the Arvon website and external platforms, creating e-newsletters and promotional banners, supporting the Development team on visuals and presentations for fundraising events, photographing events, creating and updating user profiles and the database via Salesforce and Supporter 360 and tracking and reporting on social media analytics. I was a recipient of the Jerwood Mentoring Scheme.
During a recent one off assignment at Pride; Brighton I was responsible for selling tickets to the public via cash and card transactions. As one of the only members of my team who were working on their own I had complete responsibility over every transaction; often having to deal with multiple payments at one time. I was also in charge of dealing with customer queries and complaints. This assignment gave me the opportunity to take initiative and challenge myself by keeping up with my peers.
Working alongside BA and MA Stage Production students at the Academy I assisted the team with one of their biggest projects – creating stage sets and props for the Annual Opera Festival at the Sferisterio in Macerata.
I helped the crew set up the exhibition space for John Armleder’s biggest UK show. I contributed via editing and creating the stencils throughout the multiple exhibition spaces.
I have previously taught Key Stage 2 and 3 English, Maths, Science and Geography as well as GCSE English Language, English Literature and Maths. Activities included teaching new syllabuses, setting assignments, setting tests and preparing for school assessments including SAT's, admissions tests and GCSE exams.
Role involved: putting out new merchandise, culling stock, storing and maintaining stock for distribution to other outlets, assisting customers, dealing with requests, working at the till, organizing and maintaining the shop floor, changing the shop windows and assisting the manager.
A Level subjects and grades; Art - A*, Sociology - B and English Language - C
Grade B in Product Design including 5 B's and 4 C's for completed GCSE's.