To the CV Writer,
OBJECTIVE: To make a resume/s that is/are enticing to employers in the arts, arts/education or any other creative field and collate diverse skills and experience into a cohesive personal brand.
SKILLS: illustration - writing - teaching - sales - management.
CORE COMPETENCIES: Ethical leadership beyond authority; self-motivation; communication and negotiation; conceptual thinking and problem solving; writing; art and fashion; sales; teaching, managing projects (NGO experience).
A. MOST RECENT - Teaching (art, art therapy workshop facilitator, primary school grades) Full time in 2020 + 3 years consulting to schools and private clients. No PGCE qualification.
B. MOST RECENT QUALIFICATION: Business project management (Post Grad Adv. Dip. NQF7 from UCT - 2018).
2008 - 2015: Writing (non-fiction, campaign and semi-academic articles, I have a published article as an example of writing and a certificate from UCT; 10+ years experience writing/organising in a political activist organisation, along with public speaking and media coordination and spokesperson experience.
2008 - 2015 Experience in setting up a reserch centre (start up operations, recruitment). Currently serving on the board of said organisation.
Pre-2005 Recruitment consultant (Robert Walters) 12 months experience (marketing/strategy management roles predominantly). Head-hunted to this role.
Pre- 2005 Makeup artist, sales consultant, staff trainer, counter manager for luxury brands (predominantly Christian Dior). 7 years experience.
Pre 2005 - Senior media consultant in advertising (Val Morgan, Australia) 12 months experience.
STUDIES - Post-grad project management from UCT (listed above); Art and design at tertirary level (QCA, Australia); senior leadership programme (Common Purpose, South Africa); CURRENT - Digital Marketing online with UCT.
EXTRA - I have worked as a community volunteer as a family/individual counsellor (in-house training with JHB based NGO) and was the first female mosque coordinator in South Africa. Held this role for 6 years in Brixton, JHB.