Events CoordinatorOctober 2011-January 2012. HeadingOut Magazine, Leeds
Responsibility for creating a charity fashion show and dance show
Liaising with clothing boutiques in Headingley to provide for our fashionshow. Including advertising in return for participation
Managing my team and delegating tasks to my colleagues ensuringeverything was done before the big night, i.e. responsibility for advertisingboth the events (social media, leaflets around universities and word of mouth)
Organising a venue for both the events and down to the very last detail.Including, lighting, music, hair and make-up, drinks, goodie bags andphotographers
Absolute clear communication with all parties involved to ensure tasks beingcompleted
Styling- Ability to adapt tospecific individuals.
Organisation- Priorities tasksand plans ahead in order toachieve goals successfully. I.e.planning articles beforearticles.
Team Work- Team player whoencourages harmonious andwinning team spirit. I.e.motivating team when plansfall through.
Communication- Possess theinterpersonal skills tocommunicate effectively withrespect and inability,individually and within a team
Time Management Skills-Disciplined, punctual and incontrol. I.e. Assigning allocatedslots to specific work ensuringtasks are completed within thetime frame.
Problem Solving- The ability tothink outside the box.
Production skills- Ability tohandle HDcameras/microphones withease and confidence.
I.T Skills- Microsoft office, wordand excel on Windows andMacintosh systems. Final CutPro, Motion, Audacity, InDesignand Photoshop.
License- Full clean currentdriving license.
Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds.2009-2012 (Graduation – July 2012)
BA (Hons) JournalismBJTC and PTC accreditation
In my final year, I was part of a successful team of 12, producing a glossy 24page spread magazine covering current business news in Leeds. I specialized inthe retail industry, with determination to discover the best stories and expandmy contacts book, I managed to obtain the very first pictures of Trinity LeedsEveryman cinema along with 4 of my articles.
During our broadcast module, we had the opportunity to mimic a live newsbroadcast. I took on the role as floor manager, the main communication with thefloor and the gallery which meant working under pressure. My roles includedfine picking the scripts ensuring our broadcast would flow, assisting the directorwith camera angles and what would look best on screen, communication withthe whole team, ensuring I rehearsed my actions before the broadcast andorganizing our interviewee, liasing her participation and script.
Single handily produced a hard hitting short documentary about sex selectionabortions in the UK using a Sony HD camera and microphone and edited on finalcut pro. Not only did I push the boundaries and taboo regarding abortions in theUK but this was an emotional journey, interviewing women who had hadabortions and earning trust and building relationships with people I’d never metbefore.
Through out all three years, I produced a news file which comprised of storiesI’d discovered and written articles about, investigating a range of topics from