I am a highly driven, self-motivated individual who thrives in a project focused environment. I have 8 years’ experience in leading and managing large scale events ranging from award ceremonies to regional and national conferences; ensuring that deadlines and budgets are met. I am a fast learner who works well under my own initiative while leading successful teams. I am looking to further develop my career within the Creative Events industry.
- President - Tooting Women's' InstituteFounding President Started the group in 2016 and had over 90 women attend our set up meeting Are the public spokesperson for the group and have spoken on radio and featured in print and online media. Lead a committee of 11 women, responsible for all aspects of the group from finance to programme planning to social media, marketing and comms Currently have over 70 members
- The Late LabResponsible for the overall concept, design and delivery of a brand new volunteer engagement event aimed at 18 – 30 years olds. Created an initial brief for the event based on insight from previous events and existing volunteers – to trial a new fun and informal yet ‘exclusive feeling’ event for a young volunteers (aged between 18-30 years old) to thank them for their support and to build loyalty and deepen engagement with the charity. Pitched the event brief to senior stakeholders and regional
- Flame of Hope AwardsResponsible for the complete end to end management of Cancer Research UK’s annual national volunteering awards. Worked with a graphic designer to rebrand the awards, keeping it inline with the charity’s masterbrand. Streamlined the nomination process and engaged key stakeholders from across the charity to increase nominations by 33%. Sourced a new venue and negotiated a discounted charity rate. Worked with senior staff from Heads and Directors to our Executive Board and Chairman to make sure th
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Events Senior ExecutiveCancer Research UK
London, United KingdomFull Time
End to end project management, including venue sourcing, supplier management, event design and delivery of Cancer Research UK’s national Flame of Hope Awards programme and ceremony, recognising the charities most outstanding volunteers. To organise and implement the charity’s portfolio of supporter engagement events, to ensure that these add value to the organisation and inspire, motivate and recognise our supporters. Manage event budgets of up to £70,000.
Student Activities ManagerUniversity of York Students' Union
- York, United KingdomFull Time
Developed and implemented long term strategies for the Student Activities department - Sport, Societies, Volunteering and RAG (Raise and Give). Planned and delivered large scale events; including opening and closing ceremonies of the largest inter university varsity sports tournament in Europe, National RAG Conference (200 attendees from 40 universities and 70 charities in attendance) Fresher’s Fairs (3,000 attendees) and Annual Awards ceremonies. Strategic review of existing student societies, volunteering projects and RAG activity and was instrumental in their future development. Led the department’s training and development provision of all student volunteers. Oversaw departmental budget of £225k.
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- Event Organisation
- Project Management
- Microsoft Office
- Concept and Ideation