Tara Kelly

Currently temping

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • TV
  • Administration
  • Assistant
  • Data Entry
  • Email Handling
  • Office Management
  • PA
  • Project Management
  • Reception
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Currently Temping

Matchstick Recruitment

Jun 2015

2014

PA, Awards Coordinator to Controller and Comedy Production

BBC

Apr 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Diary Management: Responsible for the diaries of the new controller of Comedy Production. We essentially set up her office from scratch, including complex travel bookings, both nationally and internationally, processing expenses, managing inboxes, creating filing systems for both paperwork and DVDs. ?Liaising extensively with agents, production companies and senior stakeholders within the BBC. ?Office management – I have created new distribution lists and databases in order to disseminate information more effectively. Edited and complied presentations, looked after diaries for meetings rooms, coordinated entries for comedy shows to all awards, e.g. BAFTAs, RTS, Comedy Awards.

2014

PA to Director of Sky Living, Head of Sky1 and Bskyb

Sky

Sep 2012 - Apr 2014
  • ?Diary Management: Responsible for the diaries of 2 channel heads, including complex travel bookings, both nationally and internationally, processing expenses, managing inboxes, creating filing systems for both paperwork and DVDs. ?Liaising extensively with agents, production companies and stakeholders within Sky. ?Office management – I have created new distribution lists and databases in order to disseminate information more effectively to staff in each of the channels. I have also both edited and created presentations for both of my managers.

2012

PA to 3 Project Executives in the London 2012 Management Team & Events Manager

BBC

Aug 2010 - Sep 2012
  • ?Diary management: I constantly juggled multiple priorities for different managers, including complex travel bookings, both nationally and internationally, processing expenses and managing inboxes, particularly when any of my managers were away on leave or out of the office. ?Office Management: In this role I have created databases, distribution lists and raised complex purchase orders for project staff. I have created presentations, conducted archive research, sourced and reformatted films. ?Internal Events: I have managed attendees, communications, the technical arrangements and hospitality for large internal meetings and at external locations – for example the team Christmas Dinner. ?Production work: I worked as DJ liaison at Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend concert.

2010

PA to Controller of Production Talent

BBC

Jul 2009 - Aug 2010
  • ?In addition to complex diary and travel management, and acting as first point of contact for BBC Talent enquiries this role included: ?Event Management: I managed three Away Days attended by 65 staff including all travel arrangements, technical and hospitality arrangements. ?High degree of discretion when dealing with sensitive information: this role involved administrating the highly sensitive pay details of internal and external Talent. In addition I liaised with senior executives within the BBC and other television companies on a daily basis.

2009

PA & Office Manager to Freelance Television Publicist

Just Williams PR

Jun 2006 - Aug 2009
  • ?To improve my knowledge of the wider industry outside of the BBC, I worked with a TV publicist. ?This role included: ?Managing high profile guest lists for TV and Film screenings. ?Liaising and coordinating with production companies, talent and journalists on a regular basis. ?Diary management and office administration to ensure smooth running of a very busy office.

2006

2nd PA to BBC Head of Continuing Drama Series & Independent Drama

BBC

Jul 2004 - Jun 2006
  • ? This role required knowledge and understanding of the business and required initiative in problem solving to avoid impacting on this very busy diary. Working with another PA, I had responsibility for expenses, complex diary and travel arrangements and screening all calls and emails. I was also involved in internal event management. I co-managed two office runners throughout this time.

2004

PA to Head of Children’s & Legal Affairs

BBC

May 2002 - Jun 2004
  • Initially started as PA to 3 lawyers but one of the lawyers was quickly promoted and I was given the role of his PA. Complex diary and travel management. High level of both discretion and accuracy when dealing with and amending agreements.

Education

1998

BA with Hons in Film Literature

University of Warwick

Aug 1995 - May 1998

    1995

    3 A’levels in History, English Politics

    St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College

    Sep 1993 - May 1995

      1993

      9 Gcses

      Convent of the Sacred Heart

      Aug 1988 - May 1993