Kofi Acheampong:

Kofi Acheampong

last updated on 26/11/15


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Employment History

Relevant Work Experience

September 2010-Present day
Programme Manager, Education team- Into Film
• Managing five team members, providing regular professional support, advice and mentorship to the team, setting targets, monitoring performance and reviewing development
• Strategic leadership overseeing the distribution of regions and work roles across the team
• Implementing strategies to ensure the team can reach their targets in keeping with the aims, objectives and ethos of Into Film
• Programme Management of Into Film offer in London and the South of England (over 2,000 schools)
• Project Manager of Into Film Education team development day, January 27th 2015
• Host and presenter of film industry guest interviews and Q and A’s at Into Film Festival

Sept 2008- Sept 2010
School Support Co-ordinator- FILMCLUB (now Into Film)
Recruitment of teachers, librarians and school support staff to FILMCLUB
Visit schools to build relationships, troubleshoot problems, encourage participation in cinema viewing
Film reviewing workshops with primary and secondary school students
Event producer of in school visit by Lee Hall, writer of Billy Elliot to open Benfield School film club, 2009
Curator and music teacher of “School Of Rock” music sound-tracking workshops (11-15 age group)
Co writer of FILMCLUB Guide to GCSE Music, Key Stage 4

Jan 2008- Sept 2008
Music Events Co-ordinator /Peripatetic Music Teacher - Harris Academy Purley (formerly Haling Manor High School) (Specialist Music and English status)
Coordination of all peripatetic music lessons
Solo guitar, bass and piano peripatetic music teaching
One to one tuition of GCSE students studying solo music composition
Event producer of outdoor summer concert featuring live bands and “Later at Haling Manor” school show
Organisation of after school activities including cultural activity trips, music studio and song writing and film club

June 2007- Dec 2007
Music Events Producer (Arts Programming Department)- The Southbank Centre
Mentoring of young musicians (Southbank Emerging Artists in Residence) through a community-based project with Nitin Sawhney to celebrate the reopening of the Royal Festival Hall
Stage management and event production of Meltdown music festival, July 2007
Event management of music, dance and film events as part of artistic programme

May 2006- May 2007
Cinema Events Assistant (Events Department)- British Film Institute
Co-ordinating travel, accommodation and hospitality for film industry guests
Event production of film screenings and events
Compiling extensive databases of budgets, industry contacts,

Sept 2005-April 2006
Trainee Music Programming Officer- Brighton Dome
Assistance with all performer contract negotiations, artist liaison and event coordination
Visiting music programmer at Ziff International Music and Film Festival, Zanzibar 2005
Project Manager of audience development project in partnership with The Brighton Hip-Hop Festival
Stage management of rock, pop and contemporary music performances

September 2004-September 2005
Project Administrator, Programming and Education Department, British Film Institute
Project Manager of Black World on Television 2005, (5 month music season of screenings at BFI Southbank)
Assistance with events, student study days and INSET’s for primary and secondary students and teachers
Writer of articles on black music history and its depiction in film and television for BFI Screenonline and BFI Programme Guide.