Involved in the European music industry for the past 10 years, Géraldine Zanaska is the Founder & Director of Compass Music, an international music consultancy she started in 2019 which focuses on helping clients navigate the global music industry and develop internationally. Currently based in France and the UK, the company works globally with festivals, conferences, record labels, publishers and cultural institutions, offering services ranging from one-off strategic consulting to long-term project or campaign management, business development, events, communication. Geraldine also regularly guest lectures for music business courses at schools and universities, and speaks at conferences on music export and artist development. Beforehand, Géraldine worked in the UK for a record label, a music venue, live music promoters, a cultural center and a music export office, gaining experience in project and event management, music programming, partnerships and communication. She moved from her hometown Paris to London in 2009, and holds a Master’s degree in Music Business Management from London’s University of Westminster.
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- THE 2021 I LIKE NETWORKING MENTORING SCHEMEI LIKE NETWORKING is a platform that aims to support women and non-binary professionals looking for a career in the creative and cultural industry and those who already work in the field but feel stuck. The mentoring programme is international, which reflects the global creative sector. Mentees will be paired with a mentor for 4 meetings, over a 3-month period. In collaboration with their mentor, mentees will define their goals, finesse their skill set, and refine their CV. Additionally, ment
CEO & FounderCompass Music
London, United KingdomFreelance
Launched in 2019, Compass Music is a new Creative and Events agency and music export consultancy based in Paris and London. We provide our clients (indie artists, music companies, events or organisations) bespoke solutions for their international development, such as Event and Tour Bookings and Management, Project and Campaign Management, Press & PR, Marketing, Graphic Design and Brand Identity.
Senior Project & Events ManagerLe Bureau Export
- London, United KingdomFull Time
Helping French music companies develop their roster in the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. Developing new partnerships with international festivals, venues, music promoters. Creating and managing international music industry delegation to French festivals, curating and moderating panels and conferences. Co-promoting regular French club nights in London, curating a regularly updated playlist, coordinating social media presence.
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- Creative Event
- Live Event
- Music Event
- Problem Solving
- Production Management
- Project Management
- Event Execution
- Event Organisation
- Event Planning
- Ideas Development