Valentina Orru

Visitor Engagement Assistant

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Administration
  • Communication
  • Creative
  • Social Media
  • Cultural Studies
  • Arts Management

Work history

Currently

Visitor Engagement Assistant

The National Gallery

Feb 2014
  • I work in the information office where I am responsible for the internal and external communication of the gallery. I liase with other departments to coordinate the smooth running of the gallery daily activities and to enhance the visitors' experience.

2013

Visitor Services Assistant

The Whitworth Art Gallery

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013
  • I was responsible for the external communications. I developed targeted content for the gallery’s social media; Tweetting @WhitworthArt – Tweets about the collection, the Gallery’s exhibitions, activities & events, other news from the Gallery and the Manchester Art scene.

Education

2012

Cultural Policy Arts Management

The University of Manchester

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
  • I developed a strong theoretical knowledge in cultural studies. I focused my research on cultural policy debates around 'the value' of culture within post-industrial urban context. I strengthened my arts management competencies with particular regard to the British cultural sector.

2010

Economics Arts Management

Luigi Bocconi University, Milan

Aug 2008 - Sep 2010
  • I DEVELOPED A MANAGERIAL AND ECONOMICs BACKGROUND. THE COURSE COMBINED TAUGHT MODULES AND PRACTICAL RESEARCH WITHIN A RANGE OF CULTURAL ORGANISATIONS. AMONG THE MODULES TAKEN THERE ARE: MARKETING, MARKETING STRATEGY, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES STRATEGIES, STATISTICS AND ARTS MANAGEMENT.