Work History

Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming
London Food Link Campaign Officer Jan 2018 – present

  • Communications
  • Digital media Strategy
  • Event organising
  • Online and print publication
  • Commissioning
  • Volunteer management
  • Co-ordination of the Urban Food Awards
  • Good Food for London Report

Brighton and Hove Food Partnership
Harvest Team Project Support Worker Feb 2017 – October 2017

  • Priority management (ability to co-ordinate multiple roles)
  • Co-ordinated a city-wide community compost scheme
  • Community engagement & consultation
  • Project promotion to both community and referrers
       (face-to-face, digital, social and direct marketing)
  • Volunteer and staff recruitment
  • Creating spreadsheets for monitoring and evaluation
  • Collecting monitoring and evaluation through interviews and questionnaires
  • Organising and participating in internal project review meetings
  • Taking minutes
  • Assessing small grant applications (Good Food Grants)
  • Facilitating sessions at workshops for community gardens
  • Partnership working with Brighton Permaculture Trust and Brighton and Hove City Council
  • Researching and organising training and events
  • Utilising Eventbrite
  • Part of the PQUASSO accreditation ‘Finance’ and ‘Managing People’ working groups
  • Photography & Videography of community projects (including filming interviews)

Brighton and Hove Food Partnership
Harvest Intern (Paid) June 2016 – Jan 2017

    • Monitoring and evaluation of community garden projects and events
    • Organising and promoting training events and courses for community gardens
    • Updated event booking system
    • Supporting Food Poverty meetings
    • Advertising courses (secured high levels of attendance)
    • Stalls at events to promote both specific projects and BHFP as a whole
  • General Admin support

Pelham House
Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator (Sept 2014 – March 2015)

    • Organised conference and event bookings (ranging from 4-180 people)
    • Effective communication with all departments
    • Sending invoices and securing payments
    • Using the ‘Brilliant’ management system to monitor and update budgets
    • Creating invoices and financial reports using the ‘Brilliant’ management system
    • Maintained and created relationships with clients via phone, email and face-to-face
    • Worked to a strict budget for both business and client requirements
    • Monthly reporting of targets, budgets and marketing strategy at executive sales meetings
    • Created marketing strategy
    • Designed graphics and advertisements for digital and print use
    • Utilised the Mailchimp email client
    • Writing press releases
    • Significantly increased sales through a targeted online, print and social media strategy
    • Exceeded targets for weddings, conferences and special events
  • Re-designed excel report to efficiently track sales and targets

Pelham House
Reception Supervisor (Feb 2014 – Sept 2014)

    • Responsible for a team of six
    • Rota management
    • Recruitment & Training
    • Drafting employment contracts
    • Mentoring
    • Team briefings
    • Formulated social media strategy
    • Created copy for website
  • Formulated social media strategy
  • Updating risk assessments
  • Monitoring Health & Safety standards