I am an experienced Marketing Manager, Engagement and Public Relations, Professional. I am also a published author and teacher of adults and young adults (PhD and PGCE).
My passion lies in finding innovative ways to connect and engage with young adults and mature students to allow them to share in the joy of learning and the arts.
Mencap Cymru- Citizen Curators Project Manager
Collecting oral histories and curating exhibitions in co-production with community groups.
Cardiff Museum- Education Coordinator
Education workshop facilitator- leading workshops around Cardiff’s Social History with young people and adults.
Leeway Productions, Consultant, ‘Queerway’ 10-minute musicals.
Content creation across social media, YouTube and blogs for the ‘Queerway’ musical theatre project. Consultant for LGBTQ+ sensitivity and musical theatre history.
Insole Court Trust- Marketing Officer.
Sole marketing lead for Heritage attraction and community venue Insole Court. Curated an innovative series of performances and talks on history, literature, and politics.
Makers Guild in Wales- Content Officer & Deputy Manager
Designed and delivered an online marketing strategy. Developed website and grew social media following across platforms.
Investment and Funding Services Team Assistant: Arts Council Wales Advising on grant application and management across arts companies, dealing with a wide range of arts-based clients and day-to-day administration.
Development Advisor: the University of South Wales (Creative Industries Research Inst
Developing research grant proposals working with academics and creative industry practitioners. Provided project management for successful grants.
Taking Flight Theatre, Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Managing the board and line managing 6 employees. Overseeing the move from project funding to Arts Council Portfolio company. Responsible for governance, employment, safeguarding, and signing off on all aspects of fundraising and finances.