Emma Gregory

Events Entertainment Production Manager (NATIONAL ART COLLECTIONS & LONDON VENUES)

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  • LocationTwickenham, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Art Direction
  • Fine Art
  • Conference
  • Corporate
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Party Planning
  • Design
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning

Work history

Currently

Events Entertainment Production Manager (national ART Collections & London Venues

Sternberg Clarke

Sep 2013
  • • Working alongside clients, venues, and artists to create bespoke entertainment/events for Corporate, Private Events & Weddings. • Budget management: Providing clients with accurate quotes and responding to any requests or queries they may have regarding event operations. • Creating detailed and bespoke briefs, presentations, and mood boards etc. from information and ‘buzz-words’ from the client and presenting not just what the client had in mind, but over and above their expectations and with creative flair. • Representing Sternberg Clarke at site visits, supplier meetings, and client-facing networking events. • Preparation and distribution of event documentation and site plans to client, venue, artist and on-site event staff. • On-site event management from set-up to pack-down, including: briefing of suppliers and artists, stage managing where required, and ensuring operational procedures are observed and maintained by all staff. • Personally managing a number of venues, galleries, & museums/private clubs; being the first point of contact for client and venue staff. (Tate Modern, National & National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain, The Wallace Collection, Home House, Westminster Abbey & St Paul’s Cathedral) Learning detailed knowledge about unique venues and respecting the historic art pieces within. Taking enquires with this for-knowledge & transferring that enquiry into bookings; working with client & venue to ensure all restrictions are followed, but that the creative & bespoke service is maintained. Attending those events to ensure the smooth running and making sure that both venue and client were happy. • Understanding and developing trends/styles in events a ensuring the client is up to date with what’s new and exciting, but also knowing when to be timeless and chic. • Working closely with and juggling other suppliers to ensure appropriate production and complete cohesion for an event. • Forging great working relationships with these other suppliers and venue staff and learning how best to work together to ensure the client gets the best possible result.

2015

Junior Manager (digital & Retail

Henry Gregory Antiques

Aug 2008 - Jun 2015
  • • Organizing large and important deals for a very successful antique shop. • Cleaning and repairing specialized products and unique objects. • Managing and organizing staff as well as dealing with varying client requirements. • Learning precise knowledge about difficult subjects within the antique world and sourcing these antiques for the shop and clients.

2013

Auditorium Manager

Frieze Masters ART Fair

Sep 2013 - Sep 2013
  • • Managed the talks program & Auditorium for the Frieze Master Art Fair. • On hand meeting & greeting the prestigious speakers, setting up the room & selling tickets (selling out every talk) • Managing & mentoring a team of 10; understanding where everyone worked best & assigning appropriate roles as well as helping the team come together to create a real buzz around the talks program.

2012

Junior Manager, Events and Parties Co-ordinator

THE Pottery Cafe

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
  • • Part-ran (Richmond), maintained and organized a very busy and successful café, specialist pottery studio and toy shop. • Re-stocked, negotiated with suppliers, managed and trained staff. • Set up large numbers of children’s parties, hen parties, and private events. I looked after children, whilst engaging and teaching all ages.

Education

2013

History of Art

The University of Manchester

Aug 2010 - Jun 2013
  • History of Art