Ashley Robinson

Assistant Manager

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Management
  • Events Management
  • Operations Admin
  • Social Media Digital Strategies
  • Venue Managament

Work history


Freelance Event Manager

Stour Space

Aug 2015
  • Using my contacts and experience I have programmed and managed a variety of events at the multipurpose space including Boiler Room's, live music gigs, art exhibitions, workshop sessions and a branded events by Puma and G-Star Raw. Duties: •Using book of contacts to organise events •Liaising with in-house marketing team •Completing run-sheets and financial reports •Managing events on the day


Brand Account Executive


Aug 2015 - Jul 2016
  • My previous role at the creative communications agency Margaret_ allowed me to gain experience agency side implementing global strategies for a variety of brands such as Reyka Vodka, Amy’s Kitchen, My_Hotels and Sonos. Duties •Liaising with clients on campaign progress •Being creative with ideas for campaigns •Managing digital tools such as social media platforms and websites •Managing experiential marketing events


Events & Marketing Manager


Mar 2015 - Aug 2015
  • I programmed and managed a five month pop-up events space incorporating street food traders and music. During this time we were voted London’s best pop-up by Time Out. Duties: • Liaising with street food vendors • Booking DJ’s and entertainment • Maintaining licensing objectives • Implementing marketing strategies


Assistant Manager


Jul 2014 - Mar 2015
  • I have assisted the general managers in the smooth operating of 300-850 capacity venues ensuring all necessary procedures were implemented and standards were maintained for both high volume nightclubs. Duties • Completing daily reports • Using par levels, line checks and stock take reports to manage stock • Cash reconciliation • Overseeing monthly P&L reports • Recruitment, managing rota’s and deployment of staff • Liaising with artists and promoters on the night of events • Running the venue during events and overseeing all staff and operations during opening hours • Document archiving


Events Manager

Beat Bar

Sep 2012 - Jun 2014
  • For almost two years I helped open a brand new 300 capacity basement club in Leeds. I was the head of the events programming working on both internal and external events. During that time we got local and national recognition for booking the likes of Gilles Peterson, Big Daddy Kane, J Daniel, DJ Premier, Lonnie Liston Smith and many more DJ’s and live atcs. Duties • Events programming • Budget management • Liaising with artists/agents/promoters • Managing marketing team • Liaising with venue staff/security/police/council to make sure all licensing requirements are upheld • Monitoring health & safety issues • Scheduling staff hours • Cashing up & managing revenue from ticket sales




Sep 2010 - Sep 2012
  • I co-founded an online platform to create exposure for new music, clothing and culture that received over 20,000 unique hits a month. We ran a successful podcast series and went on to cover events and festivals all over the UK and internationally. Duties • Finding new content • Lateral thinking being creative with ideas • Writing daily articles about the latest topics • Building communications with PR / AR / Brands / Record Labels etc • Managing a team of contributors • Editing and proofreading • Reaching our audience through SEO and social networks • Organising Inhabit events


Digital Marketing Assistant

Sound Channel

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012
  • I was scouted by a large events company to assist with online marketing and social media management for all the companies brands, venues and festivals. I quickly learnt the inner workings of the business as I was given more responsibilities including managing a project to build a new website for one of the venues. Duties • Managing digital platforms to engage with audience, build brand and promote events • Generating creative online marketing strategies for each brand • Building relationships with relevant PR/AR/brands. • Compiling monthly analysis reports measuring marketing results for each brand. • Creating E-flyers/newsletters for each brand. • Writing relevant press releases for each brand. • Managing a project to create a new website for a venue.