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Alex Chum

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationCroydon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Project Manager

About me

As a seasoned event management professional with 5+ years in events, I offer a consistent and impressive track record of successfully completing projects on time and on budget. I also have a history of helping companies streamline processes on an ongoing basis to continually improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Skills

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Admin
  • PA Co-ordinator
  • Procurement and Logistics
  • Access Database
  • Event Management

Work history

Currently

Freelance Event Manager

Freelance

Aug 2015
  • Freelance
  • Working within various teams, and positions in the events industry.

2016

Venue Manager

JFL

Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Freelance
  • Venue Manager for The Mix, a 220 capacity venue for an intensive 2 week run. I was both venue and stage manager for some wonderful international acts such as Sammy J & Randy and Piff the Magic Dragon, where I also had to participate in complex backstage activities for some of the shows. A both challenging and enjoyable experience.

2016

Purchasing Coordinator

Glastonbudget Music Festival

Mar 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Full Time
  • Contacting and negotiating with suppliers, processing area requirements and data management. B2b. Liaising with stores manager for stock requirements. Management of hired goods, placing orders and planning delivery schedules, invoicing. Liaising with crew and area organizers about the festival build, purchasing products with cost and sustainability in mind.

2016

Entertainment Travel Specialist

FROSCH

Oct 2015 - Feb 2016
  • Internship
  • Booking all aspects of travel for touring musicians and artists, tour logistics, artist/venue/hospitality liaison. One of my ambitions is to work in tour management, so this was valuable experience, in which I learned a great deal about correctly organizing itineraries.

2016

Management Assistant

Z Management

Jan 2015 - Mar 2016
  • Full Time
  • Music Management Assistant Assisting producers/engineers (of Jamie Lawson, Ed Sheeran, Mumford & sons, James Bay, Amy Winehouse etc) with their needs, researching new talent for clients, minute taking, creating itineraries, diary management, web design, design and launch of new unsigned service, general office management.

Education

2015

Event Management

Plymouth University

Feb 2012 - May 2015
  • Events Management BSc Hons