Cornelia Hammarlund

Event Production Freelance Professional

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Event production professional with an interest in event safety. Originally from Sweden with experience in the UK and US.

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Skills

  • Time Management
  • Event Management
  • Project Management
  • Administration Skills
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Multi-tasking
  • Bilingual
  • Events Production
  • Adaptability
  • Logistics

Companies I’ve worked with

  • The Royal British Legion

    The Royal British Legion

    • Charity
  • MAMA Festivals

    MAMA Festivals

    • Events
  • B

    Bestival Ltd

    • E

      Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

      Work history

      Currently

      Commemorative Events Accreditation Coordinator

      The Royal British Legion

      Sep 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Provided the accreditation function for the Festival of Remembrance in the Royal Albert Hall and the Cenotaph March Past, ticketing 10,000 legendary veterans. Also helping build accreditation portals for 4 major commemorative events in 2020, liaising directly with a new supplier.

      Currently

      Mar 2016
      • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Banquet server expected to meet the highest quality in a wide range of settings. Work assignments vary on each occasion. Experienced food waiter, wine waitress and bartender.

      2019

      Artist Accreditation

      Artists Needs

      Aug 2019 - Aug 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Managed the Artist Accreditation function across all stages during the South West 4 Festival and the House of Common Festival 2019. Additionally, I oversaw the artist catering during the weekend.

      2017

      Hospitality Concierge Team

      Bestival Ltd

      Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Part of the Hospitality Concierge Team working night in the Hospitality Campsite Reception tent. 24-hour security and hospitality staff worked close together to cover customer needs. Developed an unconditional flexibility in meeting the needs of customers and colleagues any time of the day.

      2017

      Artist Liaison

      SC Productions Ltd

      Aug 2017 - Aug 2017
      • Dundee, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • As Artist Liaison/Rider Manager Volunteer I helped with pre-event set up of the Artist Liaison Office and surrounding area. Received and organised all incoming deliveries for rider and placed orders for additions. Remained a point of contact for all other Artist Liaisons regarding rider needs. Managed dressing room setups and several changeovers daily to meet each artist’s needs and oversaw stage/dressing room riders daily. Ran inventory at start and end of each day. Advanced my ability to meet numerous artist’s and colleagues’ needs whilst taking responsibility for the main stock.

      2017

      Street Events Assistant

      Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

      Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
      • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • As a Street Events Assistant, I helped facilitate all performers in the Fringe Street Events. Focused on enabling public safety in these areas in line with safety plans, which strongly developed my understanding of safety plans and practiced crowd control management daily. Worked closely with public enquiries/complaints and ensure various stages/pitches ran according to schedule. Worked with various stakeholders maintaining a safe and dynamic performance and trading area and helping with the movement of stages.

      2020

      Accreditation and Catering Coordinator

      MAMA Festivals

      Jul 2017 - Aug 2020
      • Charlbury, Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Production Accreditation Coordinator 2017-2020 working Lovebox Festival, Citadel Festival, Wilderness Festival, The Ends. Also advancing and coordinating crew catering for staff, performers and crew.

      2017

      Jan 2017 - May 2017
      • Austin, United States
      • Internship
      • Internship doing 15-20 hours/week as part of the planning team. Helped revise and finalize room diagrams, documenting affiliate functions, reviewing contracts and utility orders, booking travel arrangements for staff. During the event I was onsite at Hilton Hotel, 4 Seasons, Westin and Driskill Hotel, liaising with the hotels, AV equipment company and clients on a daily basis ensuring everything went according to the production schedule.

      Education

      Currently

      MSc in Crowd Safety and Risk Analysis

      Manchester Metropolitan Universirty

      Sep 2019
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Part-time, distance learning degree.

      Currently

      Undergraduate Bachelor degree in Event Management

      Queen Margaret University

      Sep 2014
      • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      • Modules taught: Marketing, Management, Finance and Accounting, Business Law, Business Economics, Human Resource Management, Customer Experience, Events Design & Project Management, Events Co-Ordination & Evaluation, Cultural Management and Events Tourism, Exploring Strategy, New Enterprise Creation, Recreating The City: Events & Regeneration, Management Insight and Consultancy, Strategic Directions in Experience Economy and Honours Dissertation. Member of the Snow Sports society, served as Co-president during 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. Re-elected class representative throughout three years.

      2017

      Jan 2017 - May 2017
      • Austin, United States
      • Exchange student for a semester. Modules taught: Art and Science of Negotiation, Business Communication, Fundraising & Events, Principles of Digital Media and Entertainment. Final grade a 4.0

      Awards

      2017

      Lord Forte Foundation Scholarship

      Lord Forte Foundation

      • The Lord Forte Foundation supports the wider hospitality industry and aims to encourage excellence within the fields of hospitality, encompassing the hotel, tourism and events industries within the UK.