CV

Professional, Educational & Extra-Curricular Experience

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

May 2021 - present

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING ASSISTANT
Prince Krofa & Sons

Family-based chartered surveyor:

Web design, blog-writing, social media posts, networking within industry, analytics to optimise client retention, directing promotional video.

October 2018 - April 2019

BRITISH COUNCIL ASSISTANT
Lycée Emily Brontë

English language teacher in sixth-form college (part of university year abroad):

Lesson-planning, giving lessons 18 hours a week to groups between 6 and 12 students, specialising in conversation / building fluency.

EDUCATION

October 2016 - August 2020

DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Modern Languages & Cultures with Year Abroad (French & Spanish)

Graduated with Second Class Honours.

First for Dissertation: "Re-Ruta: Nostalgia and the Struggle to Document a Post-Franco Youth Subculture"

(analysis of cultural products during and after the so-called "Ruta del Bakalao" club cultural explosion in 1990s Valencia)

September 2009 - August 2016

LANGLEY PARK SCHOOL FOR BOYS

A-Levels: French, Spanish, Government & Politics (all A)

AS-Level: English Language (A)

GCSEs: Maths, English Language, French, Spanish, Geography (A*), English Literature, Core Science, Additional Science, DT Resistant Materials (A), Statistics (B).

Other Awards: BCS Certificate of ICT Skills, OCR National Levels 1 & 21, Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.

Member of Bromley Youth Concert Band, 2013-16, toured to Italy and Spain

 

Current member of XBY (alumni band), won gold medal at WMC Kerkrade, 2017

 

Secretary of BYMT Youth Voice council, 2015-16

Publicity & Social Media Officer of Durham University Brass Band, 2017-18

Secretary of Durham University Concert Band, 2017-18

Member of news team and producer of bulletins, 2016

Regular guest on Saturday morning show, 2017-18

Presented regular show in early 2020

CLUBS & SOCIETIES

July - October 2021

DiSC Personality Test (results: iD)

Took part in activities run by Coms, Marketing, DTC, Sport, and many other departments

Presented on my time to reps from Discovery + Creative Access

Currently taking part in mentoring programme with Post-Production dept.

October 2021 - present

UK-based editor for Eurovision journalism site

Articles, live blogs, interviews, participate in press conferences

Accredited for Eurovision 2022 in Turin and Junior Eurovision 2021 in Paris

30-strong team with colleagues all over the world - regular communication in multiple languages

March 2021 - present

Volunteer translator / translations reviewer

English - French, English - Spanish, French - Spanish

Translations of emergency / education / medical material

Over 100,000 users worldwide

OTHER PROJECTS

SKILLS & AWARDS

Facebook, YouTube and Instagram analytics

Dropbox / Google Drive

MailChimp

Video / Image editing software - iMovie / Adobe Premier Pro / Photoshop

LPBS English Prize, 2016

Grade 8 French Horn from Trinity-Guildhall examiners

Ran campaign to save BYMT from council cuts, 2015 (featured on BBC London)

Presented for Salamanca Tourism Board, February 2020

INTERESTS

Television / Broadcasting

World Cinema

Classical music

Cycling

Athletics

Multisport events (Olympics etc.)

Politics

Comedy / Satire

YouTube

Podcasts / Streaming

Eurovision