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Company: Clapham Park Project
Position: Interim Marketing & Communications Manager
Dates: Dec 2008 – present
Project: www.claphampark.org.uk
   
Background: Clapham Park Project is a government funded organisation and part of the Labour Government's New Deal for Communities (NDC) programme. It was established in 2001 to regenerate the Clapham Park area, in south London, and transform the lives and prospects of the local communities.

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Company: Sledge Ltd
Position: Content Director
Dates: Sep 2006 – Sep 2008
Project: www.myfilms.com (site now offline)
   
Background: In 2006, the UK Film Council (the Government's strategic agency for film in the UK) appointed Sledge to set up and run the consumer entertainment website myfilms.com. The project was part of the council’s Audience Development Scheme to help more people to discover a wider range of films, primarily at the cinema and on DVD.

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Company: British Film Institute
Position: Project Manager
Dates: July 2006 – Sep 2006
Project: London Film Festival - Skills Development Week
   
Background: The Skills Development Week takes place every year during the Times BFI London Film Festival. The initiative, which was funded by Skillset, Film London and the BFI, is designed to help individuals working in film to further develop their skills. My brief was to programme a series of seminars and workshops for next step filmmakers.

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Company: UK Film Council
Position: Project Manager
Dates: July 2003 – Jul 2006
Projects: Marketing and international events
   
Background: As the Government's strategic agency for film, the UK Film Council works to build a competitive industry; to give audiences greater choice; to encourage learning about, and involvement in, film; and to promote UK film globally. My role involved working with 18 departments to develop and deliver a range of marketing strategies and bespoke events, and to manage corporate communications.

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Company: British Film Commission
Position: Marketing & Events Executive
Dates: Jan 2000 – Jul 2003
Projects: International marketing and events
   
Background: The British Film Commission was established by the Government in 1991 to promote the UK as a film production centre to the international film and television industries (it was subsumed into the UK Film Council in 2003). Working within a small team, I developed and implemented marketing initiatives and events targeting overseas filmmakers.

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Company: LEGO Media
Position: International Marketing Executive
Dates: Feb 1999 – Sep 1999
Projects: Software games for boys, girls and teenagers
   
Background: LEGO Media was the software division of the LEGO Group. Its products were designed to encourage children and young people to explore and challenge their creative potential. As part of the UK marketing department, I liaised with the global offices (providing daily support to LEGO US) and managed the production of marketing materials.

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Company: United Interactive
Position: Marketing Executive/Product Manager
Dates: Nov 1996 – Jan 1999
Projects: Software games and lifestyle titles
   
Background: United Interactive, the media division of United Business Media plc, bought and developed software ranging from children's educational titles to adult combat games. I started out shadowing the Marketing Director and learning how to create and action targeted marketing plans. After a year, I was promoted and given my own titles to manage.

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Company: Philips Media
Position: Marketing Services Co-ordinator
Dates: Oct 1995 – Nov 1996
Projects: Software games and lifestyle titles
   
Background: As the sofware arm of the consumer electronics company, Philips Media's role was to produce and market entertainment titles to teenagers and adults. My department provided marketing support to the UK and worldwide offices. I was largely responsible for the global distribution of POS, merchandise and product information.

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Companies: Lycee Albert Camus (Paris); Friars Gate Farm Equestrian and Language School; Leicester Square School of English; Hampstead School of English; College of North West London
Position: English Language Teacher
Dates: Sep 1992 – Oct 1995
Project: Teaching English as a foreign language to children, teenagers and adults
   
Background: During my academic year abroad (1992-3), I worked in a secondary school teaching 11 to 21-year-olds English. After graduating in 1994, I continued to teach at various establishments, as well as giving private tuition. I always had my own classes and my lessons were either taken from the syllabus, based on my own material or built around developing oral skills.

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Contact

Mobile:
07930 400 720

Email:
heather.chappell@gmail.com

Location:
London, UK

 

 

 

 

 
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