Nik Done

UK Premiere Organiser
Nik Done
Location:
London, UK
Day job:
Co-founder of PR agency, Unity
Dream job:
Political speech writer for President Bartlet
Film:
The Age of Stupid - UK Premiere
Time on the job:
3 very stressful months
Jet, jeep, bus or bike:
Bus – not tube
Original connection:
Why did you get involved?:
Memorable moment:
Guilt at watching it with a TopShop bag at my heels. Fave moment in film is the middle England wind farm protester.
Scared of:
50 years time
Guilty of:
Liking shiny new things
Will we save ourselves now we have the chance?:
I’m a believer

Biography:

Graduated from Uni. Got first job in PR. Became board director of top 10 agency. Got very ill (nearly died), had a re-think. Took sabbatical, went to Australia and New Zealand for 3 months. Came back and set up Unity with Gerry Hopkinson - hooray! Did lots of great work for the likes or Orange and Nivea. Got a reputation for being the people to beat in the creative charity campaign space. Three years later... Unity's won or been finalists for 16 industry awards inc. outstanding small consultancy (CIPR) and Best Not for Profit campaign (PR Week). Met Franny and Lizzie and brought into the Stupid fold...

Stuff done:

  • Wasted Youth anti suiside campaign (first rock gig in a prison)
  • Crisis Consequences (music project for the homeless charity involving the likes of Paul Weller, Beth Ditto, The Enemy, Supergrass and Dirty Pretty Things)
  • Channel 4 Battlefront mentor