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Rhianne Saad

Tel: 07951124039 Email: Rhiannesaad@hotmail.co.uk Education 2011 – 2014 Brunel University, London BA Theatre, Film and Television Studies This degree has built up my skills in critical reasoning and analysis, has developed my research skills and enabled me to assimilate and synthesize large quantities of complex information. It has also allowed me to explore both practical practises as well as theoretical. The course work and projects have required ingenuity to source materials and good time management to fit in with all my other activities. 2004 - 2011 Hornsey School For Girls, London *4 A-levels - Achieved A,B,B,C *Media, Philosophy, Drama, English*11 GCSE’s- 1 A*, 3 A’s, 3 B’s & 4 C’s Employment May- September 2013 - BBC Arabic Production Assistant on Nuqtat Hewar (Top News) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Assisted on Radio and Television shows on a weekly basis Carried out research for news reports Edited voxpops Assisted the producer with production reports Edited the social media sites Assisted with a question time event

This experience has enabled me to gain an insight into the media industry as well as work alongside an Arabic speaking team. This experience allowed me to develop my Arabic communication skills as well as use my research and editing skills. It also gave me some insight how to organise events in the media industry. June-August 2013 Assistant Event Coordinator for Abstrakt Artists event at the Jazz Café 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Organised flyer and poster distribution Liaised with host and sound technicians Ensured acts were in designated areas Created itinerary lists for the event Responsible for stage management Remained active and positive in a high pressure environment at all times

This was a very valuable experience, I was able to play a major leadership role and use my skills and creativity to making it a successful event. I was able to develop my organisational and communication skills with other team members and acts.

June 2012 - September 2012 Administration Manager and Accounts Officer (full-time) Belvedere British School Abu Dhabi, UAE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Controlling the administration in the lead up to the opening of a new school in the UAE Enrolled over 600 students in the first 4 weeks An Ambassador for the school Maintaining positive relations with parents, children and business associates Creating and maintaining multiple databases for students and school fees Solely responsible for accepting all payments received for tuition and balancing the books daily 7. Devising some marketing schemes 8. Remaining proactive in a high-pressure environment 9. Organising the press event and conference This experience enabled me to work alongside a team as well as taking on a leadership role .This experience allowed me to develop my communication skills and improve my Arabic speaking. February 2012 Bulgari Hotel –London Fashion Week, Knightsbridge, London 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Liaising with other team members to ensure we were on schedule Assisting guests and ensuring all guests were happy Assisting Fashion designers from the Middle East Ensuring models were ready for catwalk Making sure the tables were decorated and set appropriately

My time at Bulgari Hotel taught me how to organise an event successfully as well as use my creative and artistic skills to ensure the venue was visually pleasing. I also was able to use my Arabic language skill to assist. Voluntary Experience- October -November 2012 Events Co-ordinator of Fireworks Display at Brunel University, London 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. In charge of the events and marketing teams Company liaison Scheduling team meetings Overview of security and health and safety Competence in using walke- talkie devices Final decision on campaign poster for event Ensuring all costs are met and within budget

This experience has been fulfilling and rewarding and has given me the chance to do something I love. I was able to see the progression of my work which resulted in a successful Firework display the brought over a thousand people together from the local community and the University. Interests-I am fluent in speaking Arabic and I enjoy embracing my culture. I am a hardworking, selfmotivated and determined individual. I have the ability to get along with others, allowing me to work well within a team as well as taking on a leadership role. I have the capability to learn and understand concepts quickly. I am able to use my initiative creatively and when necessary make important decisions. I have a strong desire to further my knowledge within the events industry. I have a great interest in art, history, theatre and culture .I have a great passion for all types of music and I often attend concerts from rock to hip pop and everything in between.