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Camila Leite

  • Production Assistant
  • St Albans, AL1 1PL, UK
  • 13/09/2021
Full time Entry Level Media-Journalism Telecommunications Producer / Production

Personal Summary

I have a background in international video production, having previously worked at ESPN in Brazil assisting and producing shows, by providing administrative/diary support, arranging travel plans and coordinating talent and athletes to create broadcasts. I have recently moved to the UK permanently, after a period out of the industry while I was travelling and am now looking for a fresh role helping to create content that delivers impact. I am friendly, approachable and am looking forward to being a part of a new team. I have a hardworking attitude, with drive and enjoy seeing positive results from the effort I put into my work. Some of my key skills and qualities are:
* Good communication skills - a clear and confident communicator (fluent in English, with IELTS to B2 level, native Portuguese, understanding of Spanish)
* A people person - enjoy interacting with others and able to manage confrontation effectively
* Excellent organisational skills - experienced at co-ordinating high-profile, complex projects involving cross-functional stakeholders
* Objective focused - able to produce agreed deliverables to client/organizational needs, meeting quality and time requirements
* Strong research and analytical skills - able to sift through lots of data to translate complex information into simple to understand summaries and reports, with high attention to detail
* Strong IT skills - including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Work Experience

Social Media Analyst
Mar 2020 - Mar 2021 Social QI

(remote working from the U.K. until I find a permanent role) Mar 2020 - Mar 2021
Social QI are a Brazilian media agency who undertake analysis of social media to identify trends for various clients to inform advertising campaigns.
Social Media Analyst
* Undertaking analysis of raw social media content and posts on behalf of various Brazilian political parties by assigning sentiment and category tags, using the Stilingue analysis platform
* Collating information about social media analysis to develop insights around themes and feelings
* Providing insight to clients by creating daily reports that summarise published news and the resulting sentiments towards them, as determined from comments and social media posts

Travelling around Europe Dec 2017 - Mar 2020
* Worked and travelled in Europe (visited the Netherlands, Czech Republic, France, Belgium, Portugal, Greece, Italy, Denmark, Ireland, U.K.)

Production Coordinator/Assistant
Jan 2015 - Nov 2017 ESPN Brazil

ESPN Brazil are part of ESPN, the American multinational cable sports channel and they broadcast various sports coverage over 3 channels across Brazil. I started at ESPN during my Journalism degree (working full-time, along with a full-time degree course) and I continued working here, having successfully graduated.

* Managed day-to-day production operations for a group of high-profile talent (presenters and commentators) for ESPN premium sports channels through management of logistics, schedules and planning
* Ensured that commentator cast coverage was in place for the Rio 2016 Olympic games by arranging and coordinating talent from first contact to live broadcast
* Produced a regular monthly broadcast about Rio 2016 by planning features for content slots, then coordinating the scheduling of talent and athletes

* Assisting with coordination of travel, such as flight, hotel and transport bookings as well as helping to manage refunds and any additional needs such as wardrobe requirements

* Providing assistance to producers and talent by facilitating meetings and undertaking any research for segments or shows (I acted as assistant producer for a weekly and monthly show)

* Arranging external venues where segments needed to be recorded outside the studio, including arranging venue bookings, ensuring the venue was prepared and any equipment was present as well as coordinating with attendees to ensure they were present

* Setting up special events, including arranging schedules, catering, arranging the wardrobe, transport and any other requirements from talent

* Administrative report with contracts to manage contract deadlines, chasing signatures, tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) such as appearances

* Successfully planned multiple events for Disney film advertising launches on ESPN (including the Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast, Moana and Cars) by coordinating talent schedules, logistics, suppliers, locations and working to a plan

* Ensured that interviews with athletes were facilitated effectively by thorough background research and production of content
* Created reports and insight for interviewers on the popular weekly 'Bola da Vez' show and the monthly 'Segredos do Esporte' on ESPN Brazil

Feb 2014 - Nov 2014 Mack Pro

Mack Pro are an audio-visual agency, responsible for the production of content for Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo.
* Selected as one of 10 applicants from a pool of 150 to represent Mack Pro as a Journalist creating content for the University
* Covered various events as a reporter and presenter in order to create promotional material to be broadcast internally and externally to the University
* Facilitated successful interviews and presentations by preparing materials and research prior to sessions

Jun 2010 - Jan 2013 Joana D'Arc High School, Presidente Prudente

* Undertook administrative duties on behalf of the school, which included preparing logistics and materials for teachers and ensuring that students were prepared for classes
* Providing general assistance to students, teachers and parents

Customer Service Administrator
Jan 2008 - Aug 2008 Civil Court

* Acted as the point of contact between the court and members of the public
* Dealt with questions and queries from the public and lawyers regarding cases and their logistics


BSc - Journalism
Jan 2013 - Dec 2016 Presbiteriana Mackenzie University