Hello, my name is George and I am an Event & PR Manager. I am adept at steering innovative and profitable events that simultaneously assure guest enjoyment as well as elevate industry reputation and image of the host. I possess an ability to harness talents of teams, manage project at micro- and macro-levels, adjust to the challenges presented, and deliver on promises. I am skilled at producing long-term value and capitalising growth opportunities for an organisation from customers, clients, markets, and business partnerships. I have demonstrated abilities in communicating with target audience through media to create and maintain a positive image as well as strong relations with audience. Please note the following highlights from my career… - Steered more than 300 events, managed programmes and events for major clients and transformed Haus of Lux into a creative management service working on MICE and creative events. - Recognised for capturing a new investor for Openstageit Ltd at a £1.4M sales deal. - Launched and managed a new restaurant and bar within two weeks as well as achieved break even point for the new establishment within one month at Bar Bella Ltd. - Worked for the Scottish Government running events and membership for their business hub, Scotland House during the final stages of brexit, advising companies on new trading legislation's. I also managed a data-migration drive and website / portal build. - Produced, managed and marketed a two-night sold out show for Sonia Friedman Productions as a creative producer. - Twice attracted attention of the press for successfully leading events as well as simultaneously managed three events a day for six consecutive months at Library Members Club (MYLibrary Ltd). - Festival producer for Bestival and Camp Bestival in charge of managing the planning and preparation of the project build, programming and staff with a 35k budget for Camp Bestival. - Brand Ambassador for W Hotel London for 3 years (2011 - 2013). - 12 years of events and hospitality management experience.
- The Den - Camp BestivalThe Roundhouse ran a project at the beginning of 2014.12 young people were selected to attend workshops organised by teams from Block 9 (Glastonbury) and Bestival over the duration of 12 weeks. During these sessions individuals from both teams would give us advice from their valuable experience in a lecture environment. At the end of the 12 weeks we were split into 2 teams of 6. One team went to work alongside Block 9 on their installation at Glastonbury 2014 whilst my team went to work with t
- Vogue Fashion Night Out @ W Hotel London6th September sees London's top fashion stores transformed into a fashion carnival; as we celebrate Vogue Fashion Night Out 2012. W London Hotel - Leicester Square have given us there Wyld Bar from 9.30pm onward for an after-party that CAN NOT be missed! The Wyld Bar will host the exclusive party, guests will be given a Haus of Lux Card for access; 9.30pm till 11pm our invited brands will show select items from their collection and specific pieces. This will be for invited selected guests, Pre
- TMRW Magazine Launch Party in association with Haus of Lux PRtmrw Magazine Launch Party In association with Haus of Lux PR To celebrate the launch of TMRW magazine, a new magazine for the music and fashion conscious. We're having a bit of a get together. There's going to be music, drinks and special guests. You'll have to be on the guest list so write your name below, email or tweet us (@HausOfLuxPR) and we'll get you in! The launch party will be held at the cool, private members club: Apartment 58 in Soho. DJ's: Citizenn (S4U) Sean Alto (HOLPR) DJ Pa
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Operations ManagerHOL PR
London, United KingdomFreelance
I am currently associated with Haus of Lux (HOL PR) as an Operations Manager. I share a passion for groundbreaking music, nightlife, and fashion experience by pioneering Haus of Lux. I plan and organise music/special events, entertainment services, product marketing programmes, public relations, and VIP and entertainment services. I oversee all functions associated with creative concept development, event production, budget management, sponsorship/entertainment/location sourcing, and logistics. I deliver original and out of the box client solutions with a focus on quality services. A few key achievements in this tenure include: ~ Performed as a creative director and consultant for Paper Magazine, Jennifer Hudson, F Word Magazine, Little Mix and M-A-C. ~ Managed programmes/events for Elite Model Mgmt., W London Hotel, Vivienne Westwood, TMRW Magazine and Vogue Fashion Night Out ~ Transformed Haus of Lux into a creative management service targeting different industries.
Producer/Creative DirectorSonia Friedman Productions
- London, United KingdomFreelance
I was the Producer/Creative Director in 2017 for 'An Evening With Ruth Brown' c--produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. I highlighted and sourced venue, band, music director, and sound engineer to assure unhindered operations. I led the production and creative direction of photoshoot for marketing purposes as well as drive social media campaigns through Haus of Lux and Ruth Brown portals to attract larger audience. I reviewed post-show content to assure quality within each aspect of work. I conducted meetings to track and process outstanding payments. A few key achievements in this tenure include: ~ Minimised unnecessary costs by supervising a £10K budget and controlling expenses.
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- Creative Direction
- Media Relations
- Art Direction
- Music Consulting
- Budgeting Forecasting
- Business Development
- Event Management
- Public Relations
- Talent Development