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Daz Martin

Event Producer

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Planner - Creative Strategist - Communications Manager

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About me

Hi! I'm Daz Martin! I'm a creative event producer who has been leading the development of live event projects for over 7 years. My experience has been broad across the full gambit of events. I have produced everything from Fashion Shows, Concerts and Live Performances in both festival and individual event settings - as well as VIP Galas, Awards, Conferences and Business Meetings. My particular skill is understanding the desired out-comes from each event - strategising to meet those outcomes and then designing an event that delivers successfully on these.

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Skills

  • Event Director
  • Creative Development
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Strategy
  • Event Logistics
  • Social Media Management
  • Content Coordination
  • Business Development
  • Client Communication
  • Event Delivery

Work history

Currently

Events and Engagement Specialist

I'm Daz Martin Ltd.

Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2016

Fashion Event Manager

Melbourne Fashion Festival

Nov 2016 - Mar 2016
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Freelance
  • Led the development and planning of two premium runway shows for a globally recognised fashion festival. Worked closely with stylists and designers to manage wardrobe and styling operations. Held creative control for set design. Ensured delivery of sponsor benefits onsite. Assisted with casting for all festival shows.

2017

Event, Marketing and Content Manager

Verve - The Event Agency

Oct 2016 - Jun 2017
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Freelance
  • Creating and delivering event-based public campaigns and internal conferences for public, private and charity sector clients. Developing and delivering marketing, media and sponsorship plan. Management of social media and online marketing channels. Project and content management of two website builds. Assisting in the creation and delivery of agency business development strategies.

2016

Event Specialist

University of Melbourne Student Union

Nov 2015 - Oct 2016
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Freelance
  • Developed a Major Events strategy for the organisation, project managed key major events, assisted internal departments to create and deliver their event projects and managed relationships with key internal stakeholder and external sponsors/advertisers.

2015

Event Producer

Aesthetic - a Brand Experience Agency

May 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Freelance
  • Developed and delivered a major internal conference for an international automotive brand, including significant input to creative development, sourcing suppliers, event logistics and client/stakeholder relationship management, as well as agency business development and marketing.

2015

Event Manager

Verve - The Event Agency

Mar 2013 - Apr 2015
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Full Time
  • Developed and delivered conferences, brand activations and public events for public and private sector clients. Assisted the Director in creating and delivering event strategy and event concept development workshops with clients. Lead the development of bids and proposals for new business.

2013

Event Coordinatior

Univeristy of Canterbury Students' Association

Feb 2012 - Feb 2013
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Full Time
  • Managed the end-to-end development of a portfolio of on campus activities and events within an annual calendar, including two multi-week festival programmes, graduation gala dinner, weekly brand activations, carnivals, concerts and other initiatives as they arose. Creative directed marketing campaigns for said projects. Supported on campus clubs and societies in creating their own events and projects.

2012

Event Coordinator

Dance and Physcial Theatre Trust

Feb 2011 - Feb 2012
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Full Time
  • Project managed the delivery of a nine-week, in-school dance programme, including final theatre performances. Managed the logistics of a three-week dance festival, including full responsibility for curating a programme of public dance workshops. Managed all content for project websites and all associated social media channels.

2011

Event Coordinator

Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce

Aug 2010 - Feb 2011
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Full Time
  • Assisted Event Manager in the coordination of a series of educational workshops, local business awards ceremony and programme of networking events. Wrote copy for marketing materials, managed speaker and VIP travel and coordinated with suppliers, venues and caterers.

Education

2010

Graduate Diploma in Event Management

C.P.I.T

Feb 2010 - Nov 2010
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1 year full-time graduate course in event management, including 2 internship placements. Awarded 'Top of Class' for Event Marketing and Sponsorship

2008

Bachelor of Ministries (Community Development)

Laidlaw College

Feb 2006 - Nov 2008

2005

Diploma in Culinary Arts

London City & Guilds

Jan 2004 - Nov 2005
  • Hamilton, New Zealand

Awards

2014

Finalist - Young Event Professional of the Year

New Zealand Events Association

  • Recognised as one of top three event professionals under the age of 30 by the New Zealand Events Association.