Frances Bifield

Freelance Script Writer & Proposal Writer

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Location:London, United Kingdom
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/francesbifield
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FRANCES BIFIELD

SKILLS

• Writing: Ability to write to any brief or style; commercial, creative, and corporate. Producing
concise, innovative and effective communications under pressure
• Multi-media/digital production: Experience in incorporating/constructing events using digital and social media
• Trained actress and director: Experience in stage, television and improvised comedy
• Event production and facilitation: Extensive experience in design, creation, and managing of multi-media workshops and events in response to diverse client requirements
• Client handling: Ability to successfully manage clients from any sector and industry
• Rapid response to deadlines: Extensive experience in working within extreme timeframes and delivering finalised event output within 24 hours

COMMISIONED WRITING/PRODUCING

DORLING KINDERSLEY, PUBLISHERS
Writer/director ‘The History of Art’

Scripted and staged an adaptation of the children’s book ‘The History of Art’ which was performed at the Dali Universe museum in London to over 400 children, aged 5 to 10, as part of a national book launch

HARDY’S WINE/HILL & KNOWLTON, GLOBAL PR AGENCY
Writer/director ‘Share the Love’

Scripted and staged a series of comedy sketches as part of a nationwide publicity campaign for Hardy’s Wine, performed to hundreds of journalists across the UK

DORLING KINDERSLEY, PUBLISHERS
Writer/director ‘Take Me Back’

Scripted and staged an adaptation of the children’s book, ‘The History of the World’ performed
to over 400 children, aged 8 to 12, at Waterstone’s on Piccadilly as part of a national book launch

CURRENT FREELANCE EMPLOYMENT

CAPGEMINI CONSULTING September 2009 to date

Position: Knowledge Worker (Freelance)

Role summary:

The ASE (Accelerated Solutions Environment) is designed to bring key company stakeholders together to work on strategy and key business improvement initiatives, in order to address issues and identify a shared solution. The role of the Knowledge Worker is to respond to individual client requirements by designing and facilitating creative, collaborative workshops and theme-based events, and “stage-manage” a working environment that enables the client to adopt a new approach.

Responsibilities:

Writing: executive summary writing, strategy writing, real-time documentation and transcribing, creating web journals that capture the event
Event structuring: drafting assignments, tasks and scenarios to guide the participants through the process
Technical and creative design, direction, and support: facilitating and capturing the process using illustration, video, music and graphic design, providing the client with their complete output within 24 hours
Event theme and brand development: researching the client, and identifying its challenges and goals to develop the overall theme and logo for the ongoing project

Highlights include:

• LegaNord’s election campaign, Italy: working with political party, LegaNord, to develop and consolidate the party’s political campaign for the 2013 election in the Lombardy region. Designed and hosted an interactive public forum event using social media to develop and consolidate the party’s election manifesto
• Universal Credit: hosting collaborative events as part of an ongoing Government programme transforming the UK benefits system. Personally responsible for writing and designing the event summary document as required by the Secretary of State
• United Nations Relief and Works Agency, Jordan: helping the organization to write the two year road map for their imminent technology transformation project
• Britvic: designing the brand’s response to the digital revolution
• Sky Television: developing the roadmap for the future of digital media within the company

COLLABORATION LAB, DENMARK September 2010 to date

Position: Knowledge Worker and English Language Consultant (Freelance)

Responsibilities:

Writing: real-time conference documentation, transcribing, and executive summary writing
Language consulting: editing and re-drafting of non-English client materials for English audiences and publication
Technical and creative support: facilitating and capturing the process using illustration, video, music and graphic design, providing the client with complete output within 24 hours

Highlights include:

• IKEA: a design process event on-site in Poland, with the aim of developing the new ‘Global Sofa’ that would appeal to different markets across the world
• Tryg Insurance: creating and executing an innovative ‘Dragon’s Den’ style vendor selection process between rival software suppliers

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT 2003 to 2010

Worked continually as a jobbing actress and director during this period, whilst holding professional positions including an instrumental role in the Shoreditch-based internet start-up, eCourier

EDUCATION
Goldsmiths College London: BA Drama and Theatre Arts: 2000 to 2003

Class 2:1 (Hons)

Telford New College A levels: Theatre Studies grade A; History grade A; 1997 to 1999
English Literature grade C

Wrockwardine Wood Secondary School 1992 to 1997

Ten GCSEs including maths and English graded A* to B

REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Skills (2) Rating
Script Writing
Proposal Writing