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Freelance life begins

The start of a new chapter... Working with an eclectic portfolio of agencies and artists, on experiences and events. A consultant for culture

Sep 01, 2018

Work in social impact

Spent two-years at UnLtd, the UK's biggest funding body for social entrepreneurs. The organisation finds people with entrepreneurial solutions to today’s complex social challenges. My role included partnership working with Red Bull, Pernod Ricard, Comic Relief and the Big Lottery Fund Throughout my time at UnLtd I completed external training courses in coaching, leadership and line management.

Jun 01, 2016

Joined Unity, a new kind of creative agency based in Clerkenwell

The agency won 62 major awards during my final year there in 2016 - including PR Week Awards wins and being named UK's most creative PR agency. Clients included Lucozade Energy, vInspired, Ben & Jerry's, Pizza Express, Cancer Research, M&S, Secret Cinema, and the BBC. We helped brands deliver big creative campaigns around social change

Jun 01, 2013

A focus on film

I spent three years working in specialist film roles - across PR, marketing and partnerships. This included contracts at Premier, FIVE33 (which was then bought-out by Legendary Pictures) and in-house at London's leading documentary festival Open City Docs

Nov 01, 2011

Arrived in East London - my first specialist culture role

I moved to Shoreditch to join Idea Generation. It was the UK's biggest arts & culture communications consultancy Clients included Comedy Central, The Royal Shakespeare Company and Channel 4. I spent four summers working with artists at the Edinburgh Fringe and three summers at the Cannes film festival. Worked with brands such as Beck's, Stella Artois, Vauxhall and Absolut Vodka

Aug 01, 2007

Moved to Nottingham for my first agency role

Joined STENCIL - a brand communications agency based in Nottingham and working on clients across culture, events and sport

Aug 01, 2005

First job in journalism

My first journalism job, at my local daily newspaper

Jul 01, 2003

Graduation

High 2:1 in Journalism Studies from Sheffield University. Also completed professional qualifications in media law, public affairs and shorthand

Jun 01, 2003

Early gigs

Paid my way through university by doing various side hustles and part-time jobs: from film promotion work, to events stewarding at music festivals, and industrial cleaning.

Aug 01, 2000