Alastair McCreadie

Work Experience at Universal Music

  • LocationSevenoaks, United Kingdom

About me


My name is Ali, I am a graduate from City University where I studied Creative Industries, Music Event Management and Production. Music is my passion. Especially live music. I am looking for work in this sector, I want to be involved in putting on great live gigs in my career that people can get excited about. My ideal job would be to Project Manage gigs on a regular basis



  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Music
  • Office
  • Concert and Stage Production
  • Live Music Scene
  • Management of Creative Team
  • Project Event Management
  • Live Music
  • Social and New Media
  • Music and Artist Management

Work history


Spinefarm Records & Work Experience

Universal Music

Sep 2014 - Nov 2014
  • - Working within the label team in the work experience program, assisting in the day to day duties of the label. - Sat in on client meetings with the label as well as international marketing meetings. - Conducted interviews with bands and coordinated external press interviews. - Helped create a marketing schedule for online media. - Assisted with tour management logistics. - Serviced press releases to magazines and journalists. - Updated websites and internal databases as well as online and print press reports.


Field Day Festival Volunteer

Field Day Festival

May 2014 - May 2014
  • - Worked for two days at Field Day Festival where I ran a stall for the day including stock rotation and managing money. The second day involved helping in the clear up and break down of the festival.


Production Assistant & Front of House

Surya Music Venue

Mar 2013 - Aug 2013
  • - I assisted in the production of events and organising the bands backline and technical requirements for shows - I also interacted with audiences, dealt with door sales, cashed up at the end of each event and co-ordinated all relevant communication from the audience to relevant members of staff.


Events Assistant

City University Student Union

Aug 2012 - Apr 2013
  • I assisted the Events Manager in day-to-day activities including the marketing and promotion of events, attending meetings to create new events and running the event on the actual day.


Sales Team Member

Bound and Gagged Comedy

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • - I was a member of the company’s sales team throughout the month-long festival, promoting shows to members of the public through sales pitches and marketing material encouraging them to buy tickets to the show. - I assisted in liaising between the artists and management, and was offered the opportunity to stay on with the company for a future event which resulted in an assignment selling for a show after a performance of Live at the Apollo in November 2012.


Production Music Assistant

EMI Music

Jun 2006 - Jun 2006
  • - Through networking, secured work placement within EMI’s Music Productions department, assisting the team and shadowing management on day-to-day tasks. - Composed various playlists from EMI’s Library and delivered them to clients, primarily within the broadcast sector.



Creative Industries, Music Event Management and Production

City University London

Aug 2013 - May 2014
  • BA Degree


Creative Industries, Music Event Management and Production

City University London

Aug 2011 - Apr 2013
  • Foundation Degree