Viktorija Svedkova

Communications Assistant

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me


Ambitious young professional with a recent honours degree in media and cultural studies. I have over three years’ experience working in fashion PR, events and journalism. I have strong organisational, research, problem solving, creative and critical thinking skills. For almost two past years I have undertaken communications assistant role in PR, events and special projects agency Zoe Communications. This job enabled me to develop not only a valuable and transferable set of skills, but also to gain valuable contacts across fashion, design and art industries.



  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Styling
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Instagram
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Quick Learner
  • Presentations
  • Orgainised
  • Creative Critical Thinking

Work history


Communications Assistant

Zoe Communications

Jul 2013
  • - Undertaking administrative tasks such as stationery orders, invoicing and travel bookings - Managing a small group of interns - Sample management: full filling call-ins, orginising VIP dressing and sending out high-res cut out images - Supporting Director with investigating and identifying local opportunities with markets to enhance clients' awareness - particularly regional events and influencers - Researching and putting together creative marketing concepts for events and special projects. - Supporting on production and execution of events and special projects - Managing small capacity shopping events for Club Monaco and ON Motcomb stores; Managing medium scale events for The Vinyl Factory, Venice Biennale 2014 - Assisting Director on ticket requests and seating allocation for Tibi and Suno SS15 shows at NYFW - Handling Instagram account since 2015


Senior Sales Assistant & Part-time


Jul 2011 - Apr 2015
  • - Worked as a full-timer untill October 2012, during that time was resposible for visual merchandising and media presentation in the store - Built loyal clientele - Improved comunication and negotiation skills - In summer of 2012, worked as a supervisor; my duties included: report’s writing, cashing up, staff training


Production Assistant

Fashion Infection, Lithuania

Mar 2009 - Mar 2011
  • - Worked in the team of 12 on orginsing and executing fashion shows - Executing castings and managing models at the backstage - Gained valuable experience and knowledge about fashion events and its behind-the-scenes production - Developed skills of working under the pressure in the fast paced environment


Contributing Fashion Features Editor, Lithuania

Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
  • - Used to write feature articles on fashion, lifestyle and arts - Reported on local fashion and lifestyle events - Took the initiative and successfully created my own column “Inspirations”



BA Media and Cultural Studies

Middlesex University

Sep 2012 - Apr 2015


    High School

    Vilnius Vytautas Magnus Gymnasium

    Aug 2007 - Jun 2011


      Fashion Design

      Vilnius College

      Sep 2009 - Nov 2010



        Vilnius University

        Sep 2008 - Apr 2009


          Short Course in Photography

          Vilnius College

          Feb 2009 - Feb 2009