Amanda Barker

Production Manager

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

? Excellent people skills and a can-do attitude ? Planning, organizational and problem solving skills ? Calm under pressure ? Experience in managing staff/volunteers ? Professionalism ? Managing expectations ? Excellent communication skills

Skills

 

  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Music Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Account Co-ordinator
  • Problem Solving
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Production Assistant
  • Relationship Management

Work history

Currently

Production Assistant

Paloma Faith Perfect Contradiction Tour UK

Sep 2014
  • ? Liaising with transport department regarding the next days’ travel ? Preparing band and crew schedule including signage of venue and day sheets ? Office support to Tour & Production Managers ? Managing tour expenditure and per diems ? Dressing room allocation and set-up, ensuring all riders are adequate and in place

2014

Operations Manager Live Events

Ibiza Rocks Group

Mar 2015 - Oct 2014
  • ? Advancing 46 shows with Artist Tour Management over the summer festival period ? On-site representative for all touring artists ? Overseeing travel and housing for artists, making sure all hotels are prepared upon arrival ? Managing all aspects of venue set up ? Direct line manager for over 70 members of staff including production, security and bar teams ? Making sure artists and management are kept informed of stage times and pick-up times ? Handling the settlement process ? Control of budgets and all finances of events though out the summer

2014

Production Assistant

Jason Derulo Tattoo Tour UK, Ireland Europe

Feb 2014 - May 2014
  • ? Advancing tour dates with venue representatives and promoters ? Advancing all aspects of catering with local caterers in each venue ? Liaising with transport department regarding the next days’ travel ? Preparing band and crew schedule including signage of venue and day sheets ? Office support to Tour Director ? Managing tour expenditure and per diems ? Dressing room allocation and set-up, ensuring all riders are adequate and in place ? Liaising with travel agency and managing any changes in travel or hotel booking

2014

Tour Assistant

Ellie Goulding Halycon Days Tour

Sep 2013 - Jan 2014
  • ? Overseeing hotel arrivals and departures ? Liaising with transport department regarding the next days’ travel ? Preparing band and crew schedule including signage of venue and day sheets ? Office support to Tour Manager ? Dressing room allocation and set-up ? Responsible for all merchandise including management of concessions and selling when necessary ? On-site contact when Tour Manager is not present

Education

2004

11 Gcses (a*-c

Monkwearmouth Comprehensive

Aug 1999 - Jun 2004