Clare Buckland

 

Personal Assistant


Industry:  Media  | PR | Music    Location:  London

 

Clare is a Personal Assistant at Designated with a background in corporate fundraising. Clare worked in the charity sector for organisations including The Prince’s Trust, first as a senior level PA and then in account management.  After managing an indie rock band in her spare time, Clare set up her own bespoke Music PR business, working with independent labels and artists in both the UK and Europe.

Self-motivated, outgoing and reliable, Clare enjoys taking on new challenges. She has strong organisational and communication skills and is creative and flexible in her approach to work.  Clare is a people person and believes the key elements to building strong business relationships are mutual understanding, honesty and commitment.

Clare enjoys volunteering at her daughters’ school as a class rep. This involves helping to organise a variety of social events for the parents and children as well as school / local community fundraising events. 

 


Q&A

FIRST JOB?
Saturday job working on a sweet stall in an indoor market

WHERE CAN YOU BE FOUND ON THURSDAY MORNINGS?
At home working or doing a pilates class.

WHAT WOULD YOU PUT ON YOUR NEON SIGN?
What If.

FAVOURITE MOVIE?
I have three… Lost in Translation, Jaws and Bridget Jones’ Diary.

FAVOURITE CITY HOTEL?
Exedra in Rome.

MENTOR?
One of my English teachers from secondary school, Mr Mitchel. He was very cool and inspirational.

THINGS YOU BUY IN BULK?
Kitchen roll.

Amazing Fact!

Despite having many more rock ‘n’ roll moments, Clare was beyond excited to meet one of her favourite singers and teenage crush, musical theatre star Michael Ball at one of his recent aftershow parties.

Sadly she was too overwhelmed to speak, but she did have a picture taken with him that’s now proudly printed and displayed on a mug!