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Summary

I am an experienced and organised production professional who goes to all lengths to get the best result possible.  I have a passion for online media and digital marketing.  I look forward to working in a forward-thinking marketing team developing classical marketing skills with modern ones.  I am an adaptable team player who thrives under pressure.  I love the pace of working in media.  I am focused and dedicated to delivering the best product possible.

Work experience

Jun 2010Present

Digital Manager

Country99TV

  • Established the Digital Strategy for the company.  
  • Implemented all Social Media Channels and undertook the task of establishing and maintaining the company’s presence online.
  • Edited and made daily posts on all platforms establishing RSS connections to each site.  
  • Wrote and  implemented the social media strategy.
  • Created and maintained graphics for the various online media channels using Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Established Country99TV as a YouTube partner creating a revenue stream from advertising.
  • Control and manage all uploads of video content to the channels main website country99tv.co.nz .
  • Established SEO for webpages. 
  • Manage the website CRM system.
  • Established a Skype HD connection thought a Wellington base.  Allowing for free, HD interviews for News and Current Affairs shows.
Jun 2010Present

Production Manager/Producer

Country99TV

  • Producer on three weekly Current Affairs shows.
  • Production Manager on 8 series.
  • Finalising and maintaining budgets for all shows.  
  • Managing talent, researching and resourcing guests.  
  • Editing scripts.
  • Producing in studio during interviews.  
  • Logistical organisation of all crew and talent for all shows.  
  • Managing and co-ordinating all crew. 
  • Producing in post with editors. 
  • Final sign-off of shows.  
  • Establishing and co-ordinating footage archive.
Mar 2009Present

Director

Proud Mary Club Limited

  • Booking and looking after talent (local and international). 
  • Establishing and maintaining Budgets for all productions.
  • Tax and PAYE for business.
  • Doing PR/Marketing for the event (Press releases, social media, etc).
  • Organising staff, equipment, and technicians for events.
  • Creating run sheets for the event.
  • Overseeing management of the event.
  • Organising corporate sponsorship for the event.
  • Creating a database of attendees for future marketing.
Feb 2009Present

Treasurer

Rainbow Youth Aotearoa

  • Responsible for conservation of the treasury and for generating income.
  • Head of the Finance Committee.  Oversee how the money is spent, authorising it as required. Ensure that the organisation has enough money to carry out their stated aims and objectives, and that they do not overspend, or under spend.
  • Report to the board meetings the financial status of the organisation to ensure checks and balances.
  • Keep accurate records and supporting documentation that provides a clear audit trail for all transactions.
Dec 2009Present

Communications / Social Media Advisor

Rainbow Youth Aotearoa
  • Lead the Communications Committee.
  • Wrote the Social Media Policy and the Communications Policy for the organisation. 
  • Proof media releases and copy for publishing.
  • Social Media Marketing advisor on all major campaigns. 
Feb 2010Jun 2010

Production Manager / Line Producer

Patangaroa Entertainment Limited

  • Organising all logistics of production.
  • Budgeting and managing the financial issues of filming. 
  • Managing crews - legal, scheduling, health and safety.
  • Booking and co-ordinating all gear and equipment for the series. 
  • Proofing scripts and running the floor whilst in record.
  • Assisting the Director with any tasks on set and floor managing the shoot. 
Sep 2009Apr 2010

Event Co-ordinator

The Mika Haka Foundation

  • Managing Budgets for all shows.
  • Resourcing, administration, logistical coordination and promotion of the AROHA festival March 2010.
  • Booking venues, equipment, technicians, and artists.
  • Dealing with councils and other corporate bodies for sponsorship.
  • Organising permits, security, and traffic management for outdoor events.
  • Direct Marketing and Public Relations for the festival.
  • Managing the 11 main events of the festival.  Included doing run sheets, stage management.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving any issues arising during the events. 

Education

Jan 2009Dec 2009

Graduate Diploma in Communications

The Auckland University of Technology

Key Papers

●Digital Communication

●Principles of News Journalism

●Public Relations Communication

●Human Resources Communication

●Marketing Communications

●Public Relations Practice

●Reputation Management

●Communication Strategy

Feb 2003Jun 2008

Bachelor of Arts

The University of Auckland

Key Papers

●Social Media

●Online Film and Media

●20th Century Political Film

●Television Production

●Political Drama

●20th Century American Poetry

●Post-modern literature

References

Thomas Hamilton

Thomas is the Executive Director at Rainbow Youth Aotearoa.  I work closely with him in all budget aspects.  He also is the media spokesperson for the organisation.  We therefore work together on all media and marketing issues.  

Neil Parker

Neil was the Senior News Producer on the News programme at Country99TV that I was Production Manager for.  

Matt Barrett

Matt was the freelance studio Director that I worked alongside whilst Producing the Country99TV shows.  

Mika X

Mika was the Executive Director for the TV Series I worked on with Patangaroa Entertainment.    He was also the Festival Director for Aroha Festival.  

Communication Policy Work

Skills

Photoshop
I have experience in using Photoshop to design advertising material, web graphics and to do photo manipulation.