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Grace Cassandro

Event Production Assistant & Brand Partnership Manager

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Set / Production Designer - Brand Management

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About me

An organised, punctual and hardworking individual with a wide range of creative experience and knowledge. Having worked within the industry over the past few years, the skills that I have developed are predominantly focused on Weddings, Events, PR & Social Media.

Skills

  • Creative
  • Organised
  • Hard Working Individual
  • Attention to Detail
  • Flexible Efficient Confident Outgoing
  • Friendly and Social Confident and can Work Well in a Team
  • Organised/diary Management/experience in Meeting
  • Approachable
  • Event Management
  • Styling

Work history

Currently

Event Manager

LAMP Productions

Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Organising & producing all weddings & events from start to finish – based in the UK & Worldwide • Designing & styling weddings & events - through presentations, mood boards, meetings, tastings • Managing the guest list, travel requirements & accommodation for guests at weddings • Create & maintain relationships with all clients; corporate and private • Liaise with all suppliers & venues – both on the day and throughout the lead up to the event • Front of House at events – Clients ranging from Quintessentially to Lidl • Use various spreadsheets for effective event organisation • Manage and create websites & social media content; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest • Manage & run LAMPs two catering companies they own – Lucabuca & Vintage Trailers • Handle all recruitment aspects of Lucabuca– interview all candidates, organise trials, training days & issuing contracts • Responsible for PR within Lucabuca – creating press releases, collate & secure media coverage & organise press cuttings • Organisation of styling / set design for Lucabuca private event catering service • Assisting with the set up of The Wedding Gallery (luxury designer destination) – funded by investors, housed at One Marylebone with a view to be global in a few years. This project was founded by Hammer Holdings who own Urban Retreat in Harrods, this project is set to launch in Autumn 2017. • Organise meetings in regards to all PR, suppliers, venues, designers to hold an exhibition space within The Wedding Gallery • Organise soft launch event of The Wedding Gallery –from liaising with suppliers, working with partners, organising goody bags, invitations to catering and staffing.

2016

Set / Production Designer

Carousel

Nov 2015 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Dressed event space for immersive dining, theatre sets & corporate events • Front of House at events – ranging from Mr Porter to Brunswick • Assisted with guest list & venue set up

2015

Brand Manager

PRESS London

Sep 2014 - Oct 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Organising all in house & external events – ranging from store promotional activities, mobile sampling, conducting nutritional talks at offices/large events, Press Days, Vogue Fashion Night Out & London Fashion Week • Collaborating on new products that reflect market trends & set new benchmarks for the industry • Used various spreadsheets for effective event organisation • Create & maintain relationships with all clients • Reaching out to potential clients for brand partnerships • Various store setups as well as marketing & outreach to external businesses for wholesale • Manage all social media platforms • Creating social media content; Twitter, Facebook and Instagram • Create social media campaigns; below the line marketing – graphics, banners, emails, brochures • Analysing database reports – using in house software to show trends & statistics • Managed all PR within PRESS – create press releases, collate & secure media coverage & organise press cuttings • Managed all recruitment aspects for the company - ranging from selecting relevant candidates, interviewing to training all staff members in basic nutrition

Education

2011

Obtained 2 AS Levels ranging from A* - B

Mander Portman Woodward LTD

Sep 2010 - Jul 2011
  • London, United Kingdom

2010

Obtained 3 AS Levels ranging from A - C

Millfield School

Sep 2009 - Jul 2010
  • United Kingdom