Elise cruise

ARTIST MANAGER / EVENT MANAGER

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

I am a driven artist and events manager, with 5 years experience within the music industry. I have a proven track record of success including curating and managing sold out global DJ events, managing a residency at Sankeys Ibiza, and breaking through a new artists, including EP and LP releases which reached no. 1 on Beatport overall charts. I am now looking to hone my skills, knowledge and contacts in the industry to further develop my career into a wider scope of music by utilising my knowledge across a diverse range of music from classical, avant-garde, grime, experimental to techno.

Skills

 

  • Event Management
  • Photoshop
  • Curating
  • Word
  • Event Branding
  • Branding Identity
  • Freelance
  • Excel Advanced
  • Marketing PR Strategy
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Event Concept
  • Event Advertising Sales
  • PR Social Media
  • Talent Managment

Work history

2016

Artist Manager & Booker

Freelance Artist Manager

Jan 2013 - Mar 2016
  • Working with leading music artists, and party brands to design and execute long term artist development, brand building, touring, production, viewer acquisition, subscription, content development, content monetization, social marketing, merchandising, product design and direct to consumer strategies. Past clients include: Audiofly, Emanuel Satie, DJ T., and the global party brand Flying Circus. - Managing the booking strategy and musical identity of international DJ events. I worked extensively with artists, agents and promoters from curating and booking events, sourcing venues, negotiating fees, booking and contracting acts and managing the team to ensure we hit targets with ticket sales and the events were successful financially, visually and to attend. - Providing leadership, advice and creative planning to develop the artists brand and career through managing the visual and musical identity, identifying opportunities with on-line and print press and radio, - Managing release schedules and promotional strategies for in house brands, ensuring the individual artist’s PR requirements were catered for, as well as the overall development of the brand. Through targeted and well-placed promo and press, the label had many successes including its first LP release, which went direct to the top 10 overall charts at Beatport for 3 consecutive weeks and sold out events with international press coverage. - Managing all direct media efforts including brand integration, brand consulting, co-ordinating interviews with media and clients, managing media at events, directing and producing photo shoots and managing web site and Social Networking sites. - Implementing and managing detailed touring budgets including financial forecasting and P&L management, by acting as a bridge within the artists team consisting of their agents, accountants and contractors to ensure we hit our monthly income targets and stayed within budget on events and campaigns. - Producing detailed itineraries and where applicable handling logistics – booking travel and accommodation - organising the artists technical and hospitality riders and artist visas.

2013

Business Manager

Hemingway Ltd

Jan 2012 - Dec 2013
  • As Business Manager I was responsible for managing our acts business affairs, and handling a range of financial matters. I managed the liaison between senior management, contractors and our artists to ensure proper lines of communications were kept, to aid in addressing a myriad of problems and issues, requiring immediate attention and resolve. Past clients included: Swedish House Mafia, Axwell, Axtone Records, Guy Gerber and Frankmusik. - Researching account transactions, demonstrating a keen ability to recognize and resolve discrepancies along with purchase and debt management - Handling and liaising with HMRC regarding FEU applications and the IRS regarding US withholding tax and issuing W8-BEN forms, maximizing artist revenues. - Working with the director to produce and implement financial forecasts and budgets including payments to artists, auditing promoter, agency and record label statements and settlements.

2012

Music & Events Assistant

Centre for Research In Opera Music Theatre

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
  • I Volunteered to assist the Theatre and Opera director Tim Hopkins un the organisation os end of fellowship conference 'Astonished & Terrified" at the University of Sussex. My duties included: Organising travel and accommodation for oversees delegates Sourcing music scores Supervising the conference and being the delegates primary contact Organising post-conferece dinner and drink events held throughout the city

Education

2012

MA IN Music Sonic Media

University of Sussex

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

    2011

    BA Music

    University of Sussex

    Sep 2007 - Jun 2011

      Awards

      2007

      Grade 8 Violin Royal School of Music

      2005

      Grade 5 Music Theory - Royal School of Music