My name is Emily and I currently work as a Sales and Marketing Executive at Tasty plc. I have a lot of knowledge in the cinema, events and food industry but I am ready for a new challenge. I adapt well in every environment and like to keep myself busy. I'm curious by nature and love to learn new skills. I am currently studying at the Open University for my BA in Arts and Humanities to learn and expand on my knowledge of the arts, in order to pursue a career in the industry. My passion for art started at a young age, I have always been surrounded by beautiful art as my father is an antique dealer in Italy. I feel as though my experience in high net worth events has proven I am able to work with all walks of life and I am confident in managing a team but also leading by example. I speak fluent Italian and Spanish, love travelling and meeting new people.
As a Marketing Executive my duties were wide and varied and I worked autonomously and where ever needed. Generally speaking, I was responsible for managing all the group and events bookings at all 60 restaurants, for Wildwood and dim t. My main duties were: - Proactively find new clients, convert all inquiries to confirmed bookings and then liaise with the restaurant to ensure a smooth event. - Coordinated all 54 restaurants diaries during the Christmas period using ResDiary while managing a team of two marketing assistants. - Help create bespoke events, drinks and dishes for events such as Christmas, New Year`s, Valentine day, and any other special occasions. - Proactively find new business and create bespoke packages for their group’s needs. - Create bespoke dinners, events and fam trips for different clients. - Line managing 2 marketing assistants- including rota, delegating work load, training and motivating. - Controlling daily that the group booking database is organised and clear - Work closely with the Creative Department to come up with collateral and branding ideas for both restaurants. - Manage the various social media platforms for Wildwood and dim t. - Come up with online marketing strategies to bring in new streams of business.
I worked as an Event Operations Manager for Camm and Hooper, and their collection of venues across London. My role was to operationally deliver a variety of events such as seminars, product launches, fashion shows, large scale receptions and private events including weddings and parties for UHNWI. My main duties included: - Acted as the client’s first point of contact during the event, any and all queries went through me. - Following BEO and overlooking everything ran smoothly and ask client requested. - Lead tastings with prospective clients and the sales team, receiving feedback and making the necessary adjustments. - Assisted with site visits and pre-event meetings with clients to discuss the flow and overview of the event and identify any areas of concern. - Liaised with caterers, florists, AV technicians and other suppliers to ensure synchronised service. - Onsite delivery of events including set up, installation and room presentation. - Day-to-day venue management including inventory, health and safety, venue banking. - Preparation, budgeting and co-ordination of team rota. - Responsible for site Margin Analysis. - Overviewed food and drink service.
Everyman Cinemas October 2012 – September 2017 Started as hospitality team member at the Hampstead branch back in 2012 and was promoted to Event Venue Manager in 2015 at the Maida Vale branch. Oversaw the opening of different cinemas including; Barnet, Canary Wharf, Bristol and the Spielburger restaurant in Hampstead. My main duties included: - Able to work in a really fast paced environment coordinating events and private hires weekly, while ensuring the cinema runs smoothly. - Build strong relationships with suppliers, distributors and clients. - Ability to delegate and multitask under pressure. - Work effectively on several projects simultaneously. - Able to unify and motivate a team with specific objectives. - Other tasks include: weekly rota, control stock, film scheduling, yearly budgeting, shift management, line management for all staff onsite and staff reviews and appraisals. - Beverage stock control/ audits - Budget responsibility - Liaise with all suppliers and distributes -Manage and coordinate events and private hires - Remained the client’s main point of contact throughout events including pre event planning. Events Cinemas Everyman Battersea July and August 2014 ‘The Power of Summer’ an open air cinema at Battersea Power Station in partnership with Heineken and Street Feast. - Followed all of my assistant manager duties at the cinema such as rota, stock control, shift management and film scheduling. - First point of contact for the traders and suppliers. - Help organise “Burger Day” and live music events such as a secret live gig with the band “Jungle” Everyman Selfridges September 2014 to March 2015 - Followed all of my general manager duties at the cinema such as rota, line managements, stock control, shift management and film scheduling. - First point of contact for numerous luxury private hires and events with different upcoming stylists, brands, new movie releases including Fifty Shades of Grey and Paddington.
I am currently studying at the Open University for my BA in Arts and Humanities to learn and expand on my knowledge of the arts, in order to pursue a career in the industry.