I am an enthusiastic, reliable and driven Marketing Coordinator responsible for supporting the International Marketing team in all aspects of event management. My current role is event focussed, which allows me to exercise my creativity whilst maintaining project disciplines to ensure deliverables and deadlines are met. An appreciation for innovation, combined with my experience to date, is at the heart of my passion for a career in events.
As a key member of the International Marketing team, I am responsible for the smooth running of internal and external events across EMEA, LATAM and APAC. • Reporting directly to the International Marketing Director, I am accountable for key aspects of event management • Activity includes venue sourcing, contract negotiation, budget tracking, content planning and strategizing with senior staff, preparation of presentation materials, liaising with sub-contractors, event set-up preparation/management and managing after-event evaluation and feedback from our clients • Working with senior management and content providers, I have successfully delivered 80 client and internal events in the last 12 months, in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Brussels, France, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, Sao Paolo, etc. • Illustrative of the complexity of events, for 2 years running I have organized and successfully delivered an overseas, 5 day, internal offsite for 130 people; this necessitated management of venues, accommodation, IT/AV, entertainment, logistics and generally the smooth running of the offsite Further responsibilities and experience include: • Budgeting, invoicing and cost control, giving me an opportunity to hone my negotiation skills • International travel (to organize and oversea events, both our own and industry events e.g. trade shows, dinners, speaking opportunities) • Successfully partnering with and coordinating outside vendors, to effectively organise industry event sponsorship deals • Collaborating with client companies when organising joint events • Updating various social media outlets to advertise and promote our latest offerings • Generating, reviewing and maintaining client distribution lists • Sourcing and managing internal stock of marketing merchandise
• Assisting with all aspects of the delivery of small private events to large corporate functions, as well as front of house café work. Working here for 2 years’ university holidays gave me experience in communication, rapport building with customers, and teamwork in the work environment.
• Both were one month internships, in June 2011 and March 2012. I was thrown right into helping with all aspects of running the galleries, and also with preparing for art fairs and events. I was able to see what goes on behind the scenes, from planning for events to the breakdown of it all afterwards. Liaising with clients over the phone was a vital aspect of the work, consequently improving my telephone manner.
A Levels: Philosophy & Ethics and Sociology at A*, Textiles at A GCSE’s: History A*, Double Science, Textiles and RS all at A, Maths, French, Art, English Lang & Lit all at B