The 2018/19 Committee
Hi, I’m Theo and I’m President of the Oxford University Media Society. I oversee the society’s strategic direction and act as final port-of-call for major decisions. I’m largely responsible for external elements of the society, such as booking and liaising with guests, seeking new sponsorship and patrons, and communicating with the Senior Member.
Hi, I’m Julia and I’m Secretary. The President and I work closely to manage the internal workings of the society. I oversee a wide range of day-to-day operations, from shaping the focus of our events to making sure the door-list is printed off and ensuring diversity amongst our speakers and committee. I deal with ad-hoc issues and enquiries to make sure that the wheels keep on turning.
Hi, I’m Alex and I’m Treasurer of the society. I manage our accounts, working with the President to ensure the society is financially stable for the future. I work together with the Secretaries on membership queries, and with the Director of Marketing and Communications on sponsorship and donations.
Assistant Secretary and Director of Strategy: Ryan Simpson
Hi, I’m Ryan - Assistant Secretary and Director of Strategy for the OUMS. I work with the President and Secretary in delegating tasks to the rest of committee and keeping up to date with what everyone is doing. I work with the rest of the executive committee to shape a long-term strategic direction for our events, content, and creative aspects, while keeping on top of how all parts of the society operate and ensuring our approach is consistently efficient and professional.
Head of Marketing:
Hi, I’m Arya and I’m Head of Marketing. My position involves spearheading our sponsorship campaigns and marketing the Media Society here in Oxford and across the UK. I’m the first point of call for any media enquiries.
Head of Events:
Hi, I'm Gabby and I'm Head of Events. From speakers to panels and seminars, I make sure all event run smoothly. In tandem with the Exec, I work with guests, venues, and organisations around Oxford to attract students, academics, journalists, and others to the Media Society.
Events Team and Head of Digital:
Hi, I’m Fin and I’m Head of Digital. I work with the Head of Events on the running and organisation of the society’s term card, as well as with the Head of Marketing to develop an effective strategy for event promotion. I manage the OUMS website and our social media presence across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter et al.
College Ambassador Officer:
Hi, I'm Ria and I’m College Ambassador Officer. Building on our work last term, I manage the society’s college ambassador network. I oversee the recruitment of students at the university and co-ordinate their promotion of the society around Oxford.
Head of Media Content:
Hi, I'm Kristen and I’m Head of Media Content. I lead the media team in creating our online content, and work to implement what we make across our social media channels and on the OUMS blog.
Matt Kenyon and Andrea Guariglia
Hi, we're Matt and Andrea and we make up the OUMS Media Team. We’re responsible for managing and attracting contributors to the society website, as well as managing media engagement with events. Working with the Head of Media Content and other members of the committee, we organise things like blogs, interviews, and podcasts, and broadcast them throughout the term.