- Padstow, GB
- £10 /hr
- Available now
I am an LLB Law graduate (2:1 honours) based in the southwest, currently seeking administrative, research, writing or PR / marketing work. As a self-motivated and versatile person,more...I am an LLB Law graduate (2:1 honours) based in the southwest, currently seeking administrative, research, writing or PR / marketing work. As a self-motivated and versatile person, during my degree I sought out opportunities to develop and hone my business and inter-personal skills and have gained a wide range of experience, from legal analysis, online research, administration and audio transcription to PR, marketing and artist management. My full CV can be found in the Portfolio section of this profile.
I also have several years\' experience in voice-over / vocal performance and have the facilities to record using Logic Pro 8.
I am an enthusiastic, conscientious and target-driven person with a keen eye for detail and the ability to think creatively. I undertake all projects with a flexible, efficient and professional manner.
Area Covered: Remote
Work Experience Summary: 01/2009 - Present Marble Fairy, Cornwall / London
Co-Manager, Keyboard Player, Vocalist & Co-writer - As well as song writing, recording, mixing, co-producing, performing and co-managing, responsibilities also include maintaining the band\'s online presence; writing press releases, blogs and mail shots; dealing with all enquiries, bookings and accounts.
06/2006 - 12/2008 Glass Shark, Cornwall / London
Band Co-Manager: Working alongside Gez Orakwusi of Brightsize Music Consultancy, as the band\'s management \"on the ground\" this role incorporated all aspects of developing an unsigned band to such a level where they received a capital investment offer, synchronisation licences in the US and Europe, a Single release and television appearances on Channel 4\'s Orange Unsigned Act.
Enthusiasm, versatility and a proactive practical attitude were necessary in order to fulfil an array of essential functions such as developing relevant marketing strategies and maintaining good relationships with industry professionals, promoters, celebrities and fans, as well as document drafting and translating, collecting and collating data for the website and mobile site, merchandise production and sales, photography, videography, sound engineering and recording session vocals. Working in a small team of headstrong creatives on a meagre budget required an open-minded but sensitive approach, efficient administration, strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and teamwork.
05/2005 - 12/2008 Airfield Studios, Padstow, Cornwall
Legal Assistant & Administrator: Responsibilities included analytical legal research and document drafting, collating archived audio and written evidence, strategy planning, audio transcription (verbatim), implementation of filing systems, updating records and taking minutes in Court and at meetings.
01/2005 - 12/2007 Cancer Research UK, Truro, Cornwall
Volunteer Fundraising Assistant and (employed) Administrator: Duties included supporting the community fundraiser, general office tasks and customer service, primarily dealing with enquiries from supporters and members of the public; drafting newsletters; distributing mail shots; updating the supporter database; training all new volunteers; front-of-house at conferences and fundraising events, including managing the welcome team of 15 volunteers in the registration of over 1000 supporters at Stride Cornwall in 2006 and 2007.
05/2003 - 07/2004 PFA Research, Bodmin, Cornwall
Market Research Assistant: Responsible for web-based and telephone research for a major UK IT publication. This role included training new researchers in the use of the bespoke database.
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Computing: Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems (Windows/OSX) and programmes including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Entourage, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Logic Pro 8 and Photoshop as well as LexisNexis, Westlaw and the Raisers Edge databases; fast and accurate typist (50wpm).
Languages: French & Spanish (GCSE level; currently improving through self tuition).
Driving: Full, clean driving licence.
Awarded the Cavendish Publishing Prize for Best First Year Law Student 2004.
Winner of the University of Plymouth Law Society Mooting Competition 2004.
University of Plymouth Rag Society Treasurer 2004/2005.
Set up L.E.A.P. Legal on the advice of a London-based IP solicitor; free legal surgeries offering basic contract and copyright advice to local artists, bands, songwriters and composers.
Invited to talk to young musicians at the 2006 CYMAZ seminar.
Helped organise the largest Cancer Research UK Stride event, which raised over Â£68,000.
Marble Fairy was recently shortlisted in the final 20 of the Red Stripe Music Awards 2010.
Education Summary: 2003 - 2007 University of Plymouth
LLB Law degree - 2:1 honours.
First Year: English Legal System & Method (68%); Contract Law (66%); Constitutional & Administrative Law (63%); Introduction to European Law (60%); Social Justice & Human Rights (64%); International Social Justice (68%).
Second Year: Law of Tort (62%); Land Law (60%); Lawyer Skills A (69%), Lawyer Skills B (70%); European Law (61%); Human Rights Law (63%); Media Law (68%); Information Law (75%).
Third Year: Legal Research & Law Project (70.2%); Criminal Law (60.3%); Equity & Trusts (60%); European Business Law (63.7%); Consumer Law (57%); Consumer Protection & Marketing Law (70%).
(In 2006 I postponed my studies for six months in order to assist a litigant in person on a music copyright case.)
July 2001 Truro College
Qualified Teacher of English as a Foreign Language.
1999 - 2001 Truro College
A-Level Modern History (A), English Literature (B), General Studies (A).
1994 - 2001 Bodmin College
GCSE English Language (A), English Literature (A), Maths (B), Modern History (A), Physics (A), Chemistry (A), Biology (A), French (B), Textiles (A*).
Administrator / Virtual Assistant / Transcriber / Researcher / Legal Researcher / Voice over artist