claire ferguson

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  • LocationManchester, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Teaching
  • Events
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Email Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Event Organisation
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Event Assistant

Manchester Pride

Jan 2016
  • May - Sept (Freelance): Click to edit position descriptionAssisting with general events office administration, including stationary orders, company filing and auditing, internal and external communications. Diarising and coordinating management meetings and appointments. Assisting the CEO with occasional PA duties. Attending both internal and external management meetings, taking concise minutes, note keeping and report writing. Managing enquiries via phone, email and post, fielding these to the correct teams and responding to visitor correspondence. Assisting the Finance Manager with the inputting of sales and purchase ledgers and financial administration through clear books. Assisting the Event Management team in delivering an annual programme of events, including The Spring Benefit and The Big Weekend. Jan - May (Volunteer basis 1 day a week): Providing pre and post event administration Liaise with suppliers and requesting quotations for goods and services Attend event management meetings Coordinate and assist with targeted promotional activity Assist with online marketing for upcoming events, preparing e-bulletins for current campaigns Assisting with key events staged by Manchester Pride Running errands, compiling event shopping lists and purchasing goods General Event Management administration

2016

Programme Leader

The Challenge

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Programme Leader for The Challenge, responsible for the pastoral care of 66 young people and 9 staff for the duration of three weeks. Supporting them through three phases of the programme which included two residential stays at an activity centre and in university style accommodation and supporting the group whilst them planned their campaign and worked with community partners.

2016

Tele Sales Agent

The Challenge NCS

Jan 2016 - Apr 2016
  • Supporting events team with build and breakdown of venue, registration of exhibitors and support with general enquiries. Managing workshop area, queue flow and liaising with keynote speakers. Admissions, enquiries and queue management. Management and support within the Well-being Studio, room set-up and liaising with speakers and practitioners.

2016

Event Assistant

Mind Body Spirit Festival London

Apr 2016 - Apr 2016
  • Supporting events team with build and breakdown of venue, registration of exhibitors and support with general enquiries. Managing workshop area, queue flow and liaising with keynote speakers. Admissions, enquiries and queue management. Management and support within the Well-being Studio, room set-up and liaising with speakers and practitioners.

2015

Mind Body Spirit Festival Birmingham

Mind Body Spirit

Aug 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Supporting events team with build and breakdown of venue, registration of exhibitors and support with general enquiries. Managing workshop area, queue flow and liaising with keynote speakers. Admissions, enquiries and queue management. Management and support within the Well-being Studio, room set-up and liaising with speakers and practitioners.

Education

2016

International Events Management

Manchester Metropolitan University

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016

2014

PGCE Secondary Education

University of Roehampton

Aug 2013 - Apr 2014

    2006

    Hospitality Management BSc (hons

    Manchester Metropolitan University

    Aug 2004 - Apr 2006