I am an ambitious, driven and hardworking individual and am constantly striving to develop my knowledge and challenge myself. I am very organised and am comfortable working with all levels of seniority both as an individual and as part of a team. Using my proactivity to its strength, I continually monitor process to find the most efficient and effective way of working. As demonstrated in my employment history below I have a huge passion for TV, Film & Advertising having worked in the industry from the age of 15 and continue to forge my career.
Reporting to Head of Broadcast at CHI & Partners and Managing Director of Smoke & Mirrors, I manage a team of eight across offline, online, motion graphics, grading and production. As the inhouse Production & Post Production facility at CHI & Partners our clients include Argos, Lexus, RBS, Travelodge, British Gas and Virgin Money and we master for TV, online and DOOH. Having two Directors on the roster who work as both a duo and independently allows Carbon to Produce fantastic high end productions as well as post. - Directly responsible for Carbon P&L, with monthly meeting with Financial Director at CHI - Executive producing both Production and Post Production jobs - Implementing new process including, data management, scheduling, project status - Liaising with TV department, Account Teams, Creative and Management to produce films - Monitoring, scheduling and invoicing Freelance staff - Raising the profile of Carbon within the Agency by pushing the boundaries of all jobs - Building relationships between Carbon and companies across The &Partnership - Holding appraisals for all members of staff - Diary management for Carbon Directors
After a year as Production Assistant I was promoted to Producer, initially assigned to work solely on the Tesco trade driving account but quickly being able to manage producing TVC’s and Promos alongside the account . Working on Tesco required vigilance, being able to work to strict deadlines with fast turnaround times. The role required diplomacy and the ability to work under pressure. I have produced a number of music promos and both content and TV ads for clients including; giffgaff, Jaguar Land Rover, Coca-Cola, Green Flag and Aldi. - Quoting jobs from treatment stage - Handling both high and low budget jobs - Scheduling and monitoring pencils - Building and maintaining relationships with my client base - Using initiative and experience to problem solve - Understanding the capabilities of the company’s resource - Working to Clearcast regulations - Delivering to TV, Cinema & Online
Assisting the Executive Producer with all aspects of Post Production. The role included, but was not limited to, the below tasks. Clients included Jaguar Land Rover, Zurich, Aldi & L’Oreal. The Executive Producer was also part of a directing duo leading to my duties occasionally including Production. - Assisting the Executive Producer - Managing the diary of Executive Producer - Raising PO’s and Invoicing - Liaising with clients at all levels of seniority - Producing my own jobs whilst assisting the Exec Producer
General reception duties Management of supplier contracts and duties Building maintenance Hiring and scheduling team of runners Reporting directly to and supporting co-founder Forecasting quarterly maintenance and petty cash budgets Using initiative and building strategies to ensure client service is of highest standard Researching and booking flights & accomodation for shoot attendance Logging drives and arranging couriers worldwide Petty cash management Health & Safety executive First Aider