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About me

Work history

Currently

Junior Agent

LGA

Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • -Project ideas for photographers to keep their portfolios moving toward goals, creating email and printed promos, as well as lists of target clients to meet -Managing of artists diaries and handling options -Negotiate artists fees and production budgets -Pitching project ideas to potential commercial clients, creating possible leads and connections between brands/clients and photographers -Managing assistants; hiring interns and coordinating internship projects for the agency -Researching new/emerging talent for representation -Booking agency and individual photographer appointments as well as attending meetings. -Casting for upcoming shoots -Assisting my Director on marketing photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Steve McCurry and Elliott Erwitt -Lead Project Manager on the company website redesign

2016

Agent Assistant

LGA

Sep 2014 - Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • -Archived artist work for website updates, internal databases and portfolio upkeep -Built and developed relationships with clients as well as represented artists -Marketed artists work to potential clients -Managed the agency’s social media accounts including Instagram, Twitter, Blogger and maintained the agency website Day to day management of the office, including IT and office maintenance

2014

Production Intern

REP Limited

May 2014 - Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • -Assisted in house producer with shoot logistics and operations, including liaising with clients and artists -Promoted artist’s work to brands and potential clients -Managed, organised and edited artists’ portfolios

2014

Production Intern

My Beautiful City

Feb 2014 - Apr 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • -Produced event proposals for various clients including Sotheby’s, John Lewis, Whistles and Club Monaco -Production assistant at various high profile events such as London Fashion Week -Scouted event locations, controlled options and negotiated fees

2014

Intern

John Parkinson Agency

Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • -Managed filing system, updating of blog, website, newsletter and ensured external devices were all up to date with artists work -Company diary management, travel and various other bookings for artists and clients as well as front of house reception roles

2013

Intern

Boys by Girls Magazine

May 2013 - Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • -Assistant to lead photographer for all editorial shoots -Assistant to stylist on editorial shoots; included attending appointments with PR companies and pulling items for the shoot -Filed, retouched and prepared images in photoshop for use -Organised bookings for locations, models, makeup and stylists -Ran of all social media accounts including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and -Tumblr and contributed to the online magazine

2013

Gallery Assistant

The Woolf Gallery

Feb 2013 - Feb 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • -Developed and maintained relationships with artists and potential buyers -Worked as part of the sale team at the Affordable Art Fair -Managed front of house and dealt with visitor enquiries

Education

2013

First Class BA (Hons) Photography

Middlesex University

Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom