Jake Cooper

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About

MY BACKGROUND

With a passion for entertainment, talent, social media, and all things digital, I have both the skillset and experience necessary to be successful in the industry. As an organised, self-motivated team player with excellent communication, I have experience creating social-driven content and working with talent, crew and the public on events such as the BAFTAs, the BRITs and Britain's Got Talent.

Experience

WHERE I’VE WORKED

Management Assistant

  • Client and team diary management

  • Campaign support and activation

  • Logistical and event support for clients

Casting/Production Assistant

  • Assisted casting producers with research

  • Responsible for creating contracts, schedules and ensuring actors signed NDAs

  • Assisting clients and recording engineers

Intern

  • General assistance to all agents

  • Script breakdowns and filming/editing of client tapes

  • Experience using Spotlight and Tagmin

Talent/Production Assistant

  • Responsibilities involve looking after talent, sourcing props, transport/catering coordination and general office administration

  • Work with talent, public and crew to keep productions running smoothly and resolve any issues that arise

OTHER FREELANCE WORK
VIDEO EDITING

As a freelance video editor, I have created professional content for a range of clients. I have experience creating content designed for socials and have worked within a range of genres. I am confident with both the Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro. Some examples of my work can be seen here.

WEB DESIGN

I have designed websites for a number of clients using content management systems. These have included a private catering company and a beautician with an online shop. Furthermore I have also volunteered with the charity Grief Encounter, helping to update their website.

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

I have experience managing Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for the brands below. At Leeds Student Television, I was responsible for uploading new content every weekday and keeping the audience engaged with regular behind-the scenes posts. I also facilitated the execution of brand deals with Red Bull and the creation of series such as QJump and Edit Suite Life.

Camp Wise

​Media Supervisor

HITCLUB

​Media Coordinator

Leeds Student Television

Deputy Station Manager

 

Skills

WHAT I BRING TO THE TABLE

Organisation  Content Writing and Editing 

Time Management   Multi-tasking
Attention to detail 
  Flexibility    Problem-solving

Adobe Creative Cloud  Final Cut Pro  Social Media   

Dropbox  Google Drive  Microsoft Office
Spotlight
  Tagmin 

 
 

Education

WHAT I’VE LEARNED

2016–2019

University of Leeds

BA English Language and Linguistics

2:1

2009-2016

Haberdasher's Aske's Boys' School

Leeds Student Television
Leeds Student Radio

Deputy Station Manager

Producer, Drivetime

HABSMUN

Head of Digital

 

Interests

OUT OF OFFICE

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Cinema

Travel

Theatre

American late night shows

Vinyl records

DJing

Portfolio

 

MY WORK

I'd love to hear from you.

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