Nicola Osmond-Evans | Communications Consultant
I am highly skilled in media relations, communication strategy, stakeholder engagement and influence, event management, crisis comms, copy writing, executive positioning and media briefings.
Specialties: Digital communications, website management, digital strategy, content creation, campaign planning, evaluation, community management, analytics, copywriting, sub-editing, proof reading, managing external agencies, website development, social media management.
Arts Venues include:
Nov 2018 – Feb 2019 Southbank Centre | PR Manager – Responsible for the development and execution of strategic communications for one of the largest arts centres in Europe. Managing a busy Press team, I devised, delivered and evaluated against KPIs, multi-channel public campaigns for high-profile arts and music festivals, gaining significant international coverage.
ZSL London Zoo | Media Manager Oct 2017 – Oct 2018 – Managing a team of 7 to lead a busy press and publishing team. Key tasks included planning and executing a proactive and extensive programme of media activity and managing production of a portfolio of award-winning publications. Responding to the current media landscape and ensuring that ZSL (IOZ, CP and 2 zoos) is in the best position to make the most of every opportunity to promote its brand and its cause.
RIBA | PR Manager Oct 2016 – Sept 2017 – Managing media relations, creating shareable content across digital channels and securing in-depth coverage for RIBA policy work, awards, exhibitions and projects including the Stirling Prize, International prize and Grand Designs: House of the Year.
House of Commons | Communications Manager Apr 2016 – Oct 2016 – Principal communications adviser to the Northern Estates Team; design and deliver internal and external communications strategy to support the work of the Programme Board and Stakeholder Forum; and ensure that the Programme communicates effectively with all of its stakeholders.
National Army Museum | Marketing & Communications Manager Apr 2015 – Mar 2016 – Promoting all areas of the Museums exhibition, events and learning activities. Tactical lead on all public relations and media liaison activity in line with the audience development targets of the organisation. In charge of planning launch of the new £23m museum.
Rambert | PR Manager Sept 2014 – Jan 2015 – Plan and implement campaigns to promote Rambert in the press and media, in support of the full range of the company’s activity.
English National Ballet | Senior PR Manager/ Acting Head of Press Aug 2012 – Aug 2014 – Help drive ticket sales and income generation through such ticket sales. Build commercial relationships and promote brand awareness to deliver targets and sales.
RHS | PR Manager Shows and Gardens – Jan 2012 – July 2012
Historic Royal Palaces | Media and PR Manager – Sept – Dec 2011
Science Museum | Senior Press Officer (Managerial role) – Jan – Aug 2011
Imperial War Museum | PR Manager December – 2009 – Dec 2010