IN-HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHER - CONSTRUCTION / INDUSTRIAL - ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

I am a service focused professional with 11 years of extensive photographic experience within the building and construction industry. Additionally, I have 15 years experience in corporate branding, executive assistant, and project management roles working within construction and facilities management centered activities. I have a customer service and operations focus with strong communication and organizational skills. As an accredited professional photographer through the AIPP, I obtained my Master of Photography in 2016 and have been named SA Commercial Photographer of the Year finalist in 2015 & 2016.

EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

Australian Institute of Professional Photography – 2012 / 2018  |  Master Photographer, 1 Gold Bar

Civil Aviation Safety Authority - 2021  |  RPA operator accreditation 

Adelaide Institute of Management – 2010  |  Diploma in Project Management

Adelaide Institute of TAFE – 2004  |  Diploma in Business Management + HR Management

Douglas Mawson Institute of TAFE – 1999 / 2000  |  Certificate IV in First Line Management

The Adelaide School of Photographic Studies – 1999 / 2001  |  Certificate – Commercial & Portrait Photography

Henley High School – 1990 / 1995  |  SACE Certificate

EMPLOYMENT

Jan 2010 - Present

Victoria Berekmeri Photography - MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER

  • Commercial photography in various environments: Architectural, Engineering, Construction & Civil, Product, Headshots, Media Library Content.

  • Business management, planning and implementation of all strategic endeavors.

  • Creation of relevant business contracts, communications and documentation.

  • Communication and fostering relationships with clients, marketing personnel, media, industry advocates and product suppliers.

  • Media and PR liaison, keynote speaker engagements, workshop facilitation and online course creation.

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REFEREE: Mark Zed

mzed@aspectphoto.com.au

Oct 2007 - Mar 2008

UniSA - INSTITUTE ADMINISTRATOR – MAWSON INSTITUTE

  • Financial management of Institute cost centres and budgets.

  • Provide administrative and financial advice to Institute staff members and Director.

  • Provide executive support to the Institute’s Advisory Board.

  • Financial reports, accounts reconciliation, cost centre reporting.

  • Development of standard operating procedures for office administration processes.

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Referee upon request

Oct 2006 - Mar 2007

Weir Strachan & Henshaw Australia - EXECUTIVE TEAM ASSISTANT

  • Development and documentation of the company’s human resources policy.

  • Creation of a Training and Development plan for 2007 utilising available funding resources.

  • Design of marketing materials and promotional documentation for Business Development Director.

  • Executive support to the Managing Director, Business Director and Finance and Commercial Director.

  • General office administration functions.

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Referee upon request

Oct 2003- May 2004

UniSA - ACTING ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES COORDINATOR

  • Supervision of 10 staff across campus.

  • Overseeing administration processes and staff adherence to policies / procedures.

  • Project management: Parking portfolio for 2003 staff parking across the two city campuses.

  • Facilitating team meetings, conflict resolution, creating a supportive environment.

  • Training and development of staff skills and knowledge.

  • Performance management appraisals and systems knowledge.

  • Rostering of staff for shifts, leave approval and shift rotations.

  • High level of communication up and down management lines and with peers.

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Referee upon request

Oct 2010 - Jan 2012

UniSA - PROJECT OFFICER – FACILITIES MANAGEMENT UNIT

  • Project planning, tracking and management of the UniSA Corporate Branding Project - $1M budget.

  • Tender assessment, analytical review, data collection and presentation.

  • Liaison between stakeholders (multi campus locations), suppliers and managing contractor.

  • Provide executive support to the Senior Project Manager, FMU.

  • Financial budgetary reports, accounts reconciliation, cost centre reporting.

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REFEREE: Christina Coleiro

christina.coleiro@unisa.edu.au

Jul 2007- Oct 2007

UniSA - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: RESEARCH – ITEE DIVISION OFFICE

  • Provide executive support to division research, ethics and other divisional committees.

  • Analyse and interrogate statistical information to prepare reports as required.

  • Manage Divisional events / activities when promoting research education.

  • Assist the Dean Research with the development and implementation of research strategy.

  • Prepare the research contribution to the Division’s Medium Term Strategic plan.

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Referee upon request

Jun 2005- Oct 2006

UniSA - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION OFFICER – SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

  • Coordinating project timelines and ensuring competing deadlines are met.

  • Facilitation of module mail-outs to various external and internal groups and stakeholders.

  • Proofing and design assistance of brochures and module Therapeutic Briefs.

  • Graphic design of publication materials and production management.

  • Financial budgetary reports, accounts reconciliation, cost centre reporting.

  • Taking minutes, organising agendas, scheduling meetings.

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Referee upon request

Nov 2000- Oct 2003

UniSA - SIGNAGE COORDINATOR – CAMPUS SERVICES

  • Development of the annual business, finance and marketing plans.

  • Creation of design and manufacturing standards and documentation.

  • Maintaining UniSA Corporate Branding style in all applications.

  • Causal staff recruitment and training.

  • Graphic design, layout and production of signage and digital media.

  • Foster relationships with internal / external clients and suppliers.

  • Financial management and reporting.

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Referee upon request

April 2008 - June 2010

Built Environs - PA / EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT – BUILDING DIVISION

  • Provide executive support to the Building Division’s 3 Construction Managers.

  • Payroll coordination for weekly wage and salaried staff.

  • Assisting Contract Administrators with contract documentation.

  • Maintain Divisional resource chart and implement innovations to reporting system.

  • Development of standard operating procedures for office administration processes.

  • Meeting minutes and managing Construction Managers filing.

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REFEREE: Michael Townsend

mjtown@hotmail.com

Mar 2007- Jul 2007

UniSA - INSTITUTE ADMINISTRATOR - ISST

  • Executive support to the Institute Director and Business Development Manager.

  • Financial management of Institute cost centres and budgets.

  • Managing Institute administration functions – website, databases, publications, etc.

  • Providing customer service and information to clients, staff and students.

  • Assist in Institute’s marketing and public seminar activities.

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Referee upon request

Oct 2004 - Mar 2005

Royal Bank of Canada - EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

  • Administrative support to RBC insurance division executives.

  • Facilitating daily mail-outs and data entry requirements.

  • Providing reception / front of house support.

  • Financial budgetary reports, accounts reconciliation.

  • Development of SOP’s for office administration processes.

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Referee upon request

PROFESSIONAL ABILITIES

 

  • Strong skills in visual design, working with software such as Adobe InDesign (marketing material design), Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop (image editor), Adobe Premier Pro (video editor).

  • Thorough experience and knowledge in business / project management practices.

  • Ability to work within complex / dynamic work environments with a range of competing requirements.

  • Team player with sound interpersonal skills, leadership capabilities and a competent communicator.

  • Administrative expertise accompanied with Microsoft Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Share Point.

  • National Photography Awards Judge, keynote speaker presentation and photography industry advocate.

  • Geared towards performance outcomes and continued professional development.

  • Creator of published training book, online course and workshops both within Australian and New Zealand.

  • 2013 & 2014 Australian Documentary Photographer of the Year.

PERSONAL ABILITIES

 

  • Surfing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, waveski, SUP and sailing.

  • Road cyclist – Pt Adelaide Cycling Club 2007/8

  • Singer / songwriter and recorded artist with stage performance experience – 1996 to current

  • Mother of 2 boys - 2009 until the end!