Petros Kalogeras

Freelance Creative Writer & Article Writer

Location:London, United Kingdom
2 Skills
Petros Kalogeras
Address: Second Floor Flat, 190 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5LZ
Mobile number: 07928485202, 0030 6936239625
I am a highly motivated individual with diverse professional background, which ensures my ability to rapidly adjust in the new business environment. I possess excellent communication skills with exceptional aptitude in writing, elevated creativity, as well as the ability to cope under pressure and work successfully both individually and as part of a team.

Employment History

Production Assistant: Sector 7G, London, UK
Feb 2012
• Documentary ‘The Good Reactor’: Transcription project

Freelance Journalist-Writer: FilmNoir (Printed Press), Thessaloniki, Greece
Aug 2011- Present
• Film Reviews
• Film Festival Correspondence
• Press Screenings Attendance

Freelance Journalist-Writer: (Centre of Research and Studies about Cinema), Thessaloniki, Greece
Aug 2011- Present
• Research articles about cinema
• Sociological and discourse analysis of films
• Articles are archived by the Greek Ministry of Culture

Librarian: Private Library (Aristotelio Private School), Thessaloniki, Greece
Jun 2011- Aug 2011
• Creation of a computerised library management system
• Computer data input
• Creation of a book catalogue
• Alphabetical classification and placement by author

Journalist-Writer-Editor: Free Money (Printed Press), Athens, Greece
Dec 2009 – Jan 2011
• Film reviews and specifically the entire ‘Films of the week’ column
• Film suggestions for the audience
• Press screenings attendance

Festival Assistant: 50th Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Dec 2009
• Audience service and Information about Film Categories, Schedule of Screenings and Press Conferences
• Front of House and Usher duties
• Q&A Coordination

Freelance Journalist-Writer:, Athens, Greece
Sep 2009 – Present:
• Film reviews
• Reviews of DVD and Soundtrack Releases
• Editor of thematic tributes about Cinema
• Film Festivals Correspondence
• News reporting around film industry
• Interviews - Transcriptions
• Podcast about films and current news related to Cinema
• Press screenings attendance

Executive Assistant to the Chief Internal Auditor & Compliance Officer: Alico AIG Mutual Funds, Athens, Greece
Jan 2008 – Aug 2008
• Customer Service
• Secretarial duties (Mail, E-mail, Telephone Communication)
• Computer Tasks (Internet-Intranet-Microsoft Office), Data processing (Customer Information)
• Collection of data about customers for Anti Money Laundering (AML), Check of investment limits according to the Greek law
• Exterior activities: Delivering the company’s reports (3-month, 6-month and annual) to The Hellenic Capital Market Commission (H.C.M.C.)

Executive Assistant to the CFO: Alico AIG Mutual Funds, Athens, Greece
Nov 2005 - Aug 2006
• Receptionist
• Customer Service
• Secretarial duties (Mail, E-mail, Telephone Communication)
• Computer Tasks (Internet-Intranet-Microsoft Office), Data processing (Customer Information)
• Exterior activities

Personal Assistant to the CEO-Customer Service: Medi Tours (Travel Agency), Athens, Greece
Jan 2002 – Aug 2002
• Customer Service (Ticket Delivery, Promotion of travel packages)
• Secretarial duties (Mail, E-mail, Telephone Communication)
• Exterior activities: Control of the final stages of bookings, verification of money deposits on dates agreed

Military Experience

Hellenic Navy – Head of Translation and Assistant Coordinator : Greek Ministry of Defense, Athens Multinational Sealift Coordination Center (A.M.S.C.C.)
Feb 2009 - Sep 2009
• Head of Translation Department
• Worked for the tendering, monitoring and chartering of vessels under the guidance of senior officers
• Assistant coordinator for international agreements and MOU’s
• Participation in the planning of the strategic lift operations
• Responsible for the temporary staff behavior and performance
Hellenic Navy General Staff: Action Speed Tactical Trainer (A.S.T.T.)
Sep 2008 - Feb 2009
• Head of the temporary staff
• Responsible for the organization and guidance of the temporary staff on daily activities and special training
• Participated in the special training (Rowing, General Training Activities)

MA in Ideology and Discourse Analysis
University of Essex, UK
Sep 2006 – Sep 2007
• Literature, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, Sociology, Political Analysis, Cinema
• Dissertation Title - Dislocation of Nationalist and Patriarchal structure in contemporary Greece: The case of Amarynthos
• Methodologies – Psychoanalysis, Deconstruction, Genealogy
• Analysing: Academic and research texts, oral speeches, behavior, ideology, politics and contemporary political news, as well as cinema and literature
• Creative Writing

BS in Business Administration/Management
State University of New York in Athens, Greece
Sep 2002 – Feb 2006
• Expanding Managerial skills
• Human Resource Management
• Introduction in Financial and Managerial Accounting
• Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Literature and the Arts
• Computer skills (Windows-Microsoft Office)/ Psychology in working environment/
• Entrepreneurship and small business management
• Marketing Management/ Finance
• Concentration Courses offered in association with the Empire State College included: Management, Marketing and Finance with intensive concentration in Management

Certificate of Graduation
Lyceum ‘Makriyanneio’, Alimos, Athens
Sep 1998 – Jun 2001

Language skills: Greek (Native speaker), English (Fluent), French (Conversational)

IT skills: Windows, Microsoft Office, Macintosh Apple (Mac OS X), Internet

Interests: Films, Music, Sports, Travel, Filming and Video Recording, Photography, Literature

References available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Article Writing