Work History

 

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
  • Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Blogging)
  • Administrative Support for Racehill Community Orchard (Organising meetings, taking minutes, promotion)
  • 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