Chris Searle-Dighton

Creative Director of L.A.B Collective

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Skills

 

  • Marketing
  • Community Music Events
  • 2+ Years Event Production
  • DJ
  • 3+ Years Social Media Experience
  • Event Coordination
  • Event Management
  • Awesome Team Player
  • Leadership and Team Management Skills

Work history

Currently

Founder

The L.A.B Collective

Sep 2015
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • The L.A.B Collective is a group of DJs, promoters, producers and visual artists working together to push niche underground music culture. I recruited all members of the collective and manage all events and shows we hold. Duties include: liaising with visual artists for promotional material, booking venues, booking DJs and performers, meetings with team members, budgeting, ordering printed promotional material, organising team meals and nights out, running all social media channels (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Soundcloud, Email), create ideas and themes for all events, run multiple monthly events including "The Jam", "Future Vibe Tribe" and "Beat Meet", as well as numerous one-off events.

Currently

Radio

Balamii Radio

Jan 2016
  • Peckham, London SE15, UK
  • Freelance
  • The collective i run (L.A.B) have a monthly show on the popular internet radio station "Balamii". I DJ on the show and also invite guests for mixes and interviews, come up with show content and promote the shows on social media channels.

2016

Event Manager

Picturehouse

Feb 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Brixton, London, UK
  • Internship
  • I helped manage collaborative events between Ritzy Cinema and Pop Brixton. These events included screenings of various films followed by activities for the audience to engage in and workshops and activities for children to participate in.

2016

Event Coordinator

Brixton Come Together Festival

Jul 2015 - Sep 2016
  • Brixton, London, UK
  • Freelance
  • I was responsible for coordinating a stage at the Brixton Come Together Festival 2015. This included sourcing equipment, booking performers and artists, event programming, promotion, set up/clean up and remaining present throughout the festival to ensure the stage ran smoothly.