Hi, I’m Amy.
A London based Aussie striking the creative/corporate balance across campaigns, communications and events. Excellent written skills, creative thinking and a proven track record in landing pioneering events, campaigns and innovative communication strategies.
I pride myself on being welcoming, approachable, calm under pressure and always willing to go the extra mile to get the job done right. I’m organised, yet work well amongst chaos and enjoy the challenge of problem solving and evolving ways of working to ensure efficiency.
Based in the UK since 2008, I hold a valid Ancestry Leave to Remain visa enabling me to work in the UK indefinitely.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEMarketing Co-ordinator / Creative LeadOneSpirit Interfaith Foundation // 2017 - presentMy current role serves the OneSpirit educational charity, overseeing the creative, marketing and communications initiatives for the charity. Primarily my intentions in this role are to promote the training to prospective students, raise the profile of OneSpirit ministers and increase awareness globally of who we are and what we offer.
Global Communications Manager Unilever, London Headquarters // 2010 - 2017For seven years I worked in Unilever’s Sustainable Business & Communications team managing employee engagement for the Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal & HR functions globally. I directly supported senior executive board members with personal communication needs and strategy, whilst ensuring 9000 employees were aligned & engaged.
Project Co-ordinator & Logistics ManagerSydney Opera House // 2009 - 2010For two years I was resident contractor on Sydney’s Vivid festival providing immediate administrative support to six Producers and the wider operations department. My role included negotiating travel and accommodation for 25 high profile international acts, scheduling and booking ground transport for over 180 artists within budget as well as creating master schedules and artist packs for all company members.
Stage Manager / Tour ManagerEnsemble Theatre, Sydney // 2005 - 2008Edinburgh Festival // 2008 - 2009I have held numerous Stage/Production Manager positions for varying Arts productions across the UK and Australia all of which required immaculate organisation, communication skills and a calm & positive presence. I have managed technical teams and large ensemble casts as well as tour managed travelling acts on the road.
ADDITIONAL TRAINING St Ethelburga's Sacred Activists | 2016 - 2017 | London9 month Sacred Activists Young Leaders CourseThis 9 month leadership programme offered by London’s St. Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace & Reconciliation, brought together 25 young people with different beliefs to explore faith in action, accumulating with time spent volunteering in a refugee camp in Greece.
Unilever Future Leaders TrainingLeatherhead // 2017Offered to high performing managers, this training week focused on developing core skills for leadership, exploring our unique leadership style and furthermore distinguishing the styles of others.
Triratna Mitra Dharma Study 2014 - 2017 // London Buddhist CentreIn parallel to my Interfaith seminary training I completed the Foundation training offered by the Triratna Sangha, studying the dharma and the how the teachings are applied to our modern day lives.
OneSpirit Interfaith Seminary 2014 - 2016 // LondonOrdained Interfaith Minister & Spiritual Counsellor, London
Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Certificate2014 // LondonCertified meditation & mindfulness coachStudying with renowned teacher and Positive Psychologist Dr. Itai Itzvan, at University College of London this training was accredited by the Complementary Medical Association.
CityLit Psychology2013 - 2015 // LondonA lover of learning and development I have completed a number of short courses through CityLit including Positive Psychology, the Psychology of Trauma and Cultural Psychology.Charles Sturt University2001 - 2003 // Bathurst, AustraliaBA Communications - Theatre/Media
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