Chinelo Obibuaku

Project Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Live Events
  • Brands
  • Music and Artist Management
  • Experiential Marketing Events

Work history

Currently

Event Project Manager

Wale Wasee

Feb 2016
  • I am currently Event Manager for the launch of a new start up festival in 2016. #MombasaRocks is an innovative new music festival that will be an annual event in Kenya. Responsibilities and Achievements • Artist and Client liaison, building excellent rapport and managing relationships with both customers, high profile artists and management alike • Working as part of a close knit team, driving our team to succeed, providing ongoing motivation and support • Generating new and exciting concepts through brand partnerships and activations, and creating unique event ideas • Ensuring we stick to company timelines and are delivering with accuracy and on time • Attend and ensure smooth running of all company events and promotional engagement • Represent the company and team to external stakeholders and sponsorship

2016

Assistant Manager

Stack House Management

Aug 2014 - Feb 2016
  • Responsibilities    • As assistant manager I was responsible for all day to day management of artists planning,, including visa, travel, accommodation, venue, restaurant and studio bookings • Accompanied and oversaw acts to festivals, live performances, radio, television and all promotional activities and events • Supporting and updating social media platforms with tour and live show announcements, helping to create engaging content • Arranging artist interviews, Q&A’s, live and pre-recorded phoners • Advancing and managing logistics for shows, events, promo and creating schedules and itineraries Achievements   • On site and advance main point of contact across acts (Rudimental, Gorgon City, Kidnap Kid, Sub Focus)   • Travelled with artists on successful promotional trips (Atlanta to launch a new Virgin Atlantic aircraft)   • Developed on a personal level, a wide range of great relationships ( with artists, management, label, agents, hotels, travel agents and venues) •  Learnt to work across multiple artists simultaneously and remain effective • Developed a further understanding and management of budgets • Worked effectively across different time zones • Successfully organising company events (after parties, Christmas parties, festival guest lists, VIP areas)

2014

Production Coordinator

24/7 Productions

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
  • Responsibilities • Worked as Artist Liaison at festivals and various performances • Organised artist birthdays, events and after parties • Liaised with artists, travel agents, booking agents • Managed the relationship, being a point of contact between venue and artist management and crew • Organised and assisted production rehearsals before tours and various tour dates • Booked travel and accommodation for all artist and crew • Organised recreational activities for artists and entourage Achievements • Successfully and proactively attended and assisted on production and artist rehearsals (Union J/ Lawson/ The Wanted/ Jessie J) • Built rapport with high profile clients which resulted in a good working relationships • Successful artist liaison at various festivals across a range of artists (Fusion Festival, Chester Rocks) • Assisted organisation at various private artist functions( Jessie J private birthday celebrations, Lawson after party) • Developed good working relationships with travel agents specialising in artist travel (Altour/ Corporate Traveller) Hotels

Education

2008

English/ Theatre/history of Art

Christ’s Hospital

Aug 2001 - Jun 2008