Andrew Collinson

Business Affairs & Copyright Executive

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Marketing PR
  • Promotions
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Music Event
  • Blogs
  • Email Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Execution
  • Event Planning
  • Copywriting

Work history

Currently

Business Affairs & Copyright Executive

Imagem Music

Jan 2011
  • • Manage the copyrights for pop and production music clients. Work with collection societies across the globe, ensuring our clients work is registered and be to collect royalties. Continually liaising with artists’ representatives for song clearance and print, arrangement and adaptation requests. • Stakeholder management with finance, production, A&R and legal departments to oversee business affairs. • Liaise with other publishers on a daily basis to resolve song disputes and duplicate claims. • Generate royalties reports for management based on market research. • Licensing rights to 3rd-party enquirers and generating invoices & contracts. • Monitor efficiency of data processing by co-ordinating a catalogue shipment module. • Provide training and guidance of system procedures.

2015

Event Curator, Music Blogger and Promoter

Human Drizzle

Jul 2011 - Aug 2015
  • Music Blog: • Focusing on new music, upcoming events and compiling monthly playlists, Human Drizzle receives over 8,000 visits per month & has over 3,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter. • Accomplished user of Tumblr, Wordpress, MailChimp and have a basic knowledge of HTML. • Extensive use of social media applications Tweetdeck and Hootsuite on Twitter, and Facebook Ads Manager Power Editor. • Daily interaction with online communities and constantly developing contacts within PR, record labels and venue operators throughout London. Events: • Sourcing and hiring 200 – 500 capacity venues. Researching and booking artists with expenditures of up to £2000 per artist, working with agencies such as Elastic Artists, Coda and Echo Location Talent Agency. • Developed contacts within both national and regional press to help to assist with event publicity and promotion, and liaison with managers to build campaigns that promote both artist and event. • Manage budgets to account for 500 capacity events with bar tab expenditures of up to £8,000. Process invoices, contracts and source riders. • Liaise with graphic designers for poster and flyer design and work with numerous photographers with specific briefs. • Sell outs at Sugarhouse Studios, The Yard Theatre and The Bussey Building. Recently had over 500 people through the door at both Plan B in Brixton and Canavan’s in Peckham. • Previously booked: Dauwd / Fort Romeau / Dems / Copy Paste Soul / xxxy / Clancy / Panda / Wolf Music / Ben Gomori / NVOY / Mighty Mouse…

2015

Event Curator & Promoter

Honky-tonk Stomp

Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
  • • 1920s-themed swing event at The Ivy House in South London, featuring a 5-piece band, solo guitarist and pianist, silent film installation and photo booths. Sold out a week prior to the event (170 tickets) and next event taking place on 28th November. • Book band, coordinate photo shoots and develop various strategic online promtions involving email marketing and social media. Liaison with venue staff, photographers, sound engineers and guests to ensure the smooth running of the event.

2011

Copyright Assistant

Universal Music Publishing International

May 2009 - Jan 2011
  • • Organised copyright data in Universal’s database to meet global standards. • Identified unexploited songs and asserted claims for each global territory. • Co-ordinated the processing of TV cue sheets to identify and register Universal’s works.

2009

Press Office Assistant

Impressive PR

Mar 2009 - Apr 2009
  • • Created press releases and distributed promotional materials for new releases and upcoming tours, clients included Rhod Gilbert, A Place To Bury Strangers and Billy Ocean. • Edited website content and coordinated mail outs. • Developed client database of both national and regional journalists.

Education

2008

English Philosophy

University of Leeds

Aug 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Joint Honours Bachelor of Arts

2004

10 Gcse’s 3 A-levels

Shrewsbury School

Aug 1999 - Jul 2004
  • 13 to 18 Secondary School