Hermione Benest

Venue Manager, Event Producer, Production Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Events
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Exhibition
  • Festival
  • Budgeting
  • Design
  • Pre Production
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Assistant
  • Set Decorator
  • Indesign
  • Powerpoint
  • Film Photography
  • Microsift Office Competent

Work history

Currently

Event Producer, Venue Manager and Production Manager

Artful Badger

Feb 2015
  • Events worked on: - Love and Lightning Valentines Ball, The VAULTS, Feb 2015 (Production Assistant, Decor, Volunteer Management, Post Production admin.) - Badger Bedlam, Wilderness Festival, Aug 2015 (Venue Manager, Decor, Build and break). - Stop Press!, Passing Clouds, Nov 2015 (Production Manager, Door Manager, Responsible for paying Artists, Decor). - The Love Potion Valentines Ball, The VAULTS, Feb 2016 (Event Producer, Production Manager, Volunteer Manager, Performer Liaison, Decor). - An Exceptional Expedition, Passing Clouds, May 2016 (Production Manager, Door Manager, Responsible for paying Artists). - Badger Bedlam, Wilderness Festival, Aug 2016 (Venue Manager, Decor, Build and break).

Currently

Festival Production Assistant

Tellit

Jul 2016
  • Assisting in the pre-production of Tellit storytelling festival, London.

2016

Production Assistant

Mind, Body, Soul at Noisily Festival 2016

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Assisting in the running of the Mind, Body, Soul area at the festival. Managing volunteers, Problem solving, Area archway designer and decor creative director, Stage Management.

2016

Artist Liaison & Runner

Lost Woods Disco at Secret Garden Party 2016

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016

2016

Artist Liaison

The Rabbit Hole at Glastonbury Festival 2016

May 2016 - Jun 2016

2015

Festival Production Assistant

RAW Nature Global

Mar 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Assisting in the pre-production of RAW FEST 2015. Liasing with venue, traders, volunteers and artists. Sourcing materials, festival decor. Production management and volunteer management on live days.

2015

Office Volunteer

NMENTS

Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Answering to the Office Manager. managing the NMENTS office in their absence. Signing in and out volunteers in other departments. Responsible for equipment lock up. Answering and responding to any of the performers or employers questions or problems. Managing vehicle keys.. Meal ticket management.

2014

Volunteer Artist Liaison

Branchage International Film Festival

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Artist Liaison to Phil Hartnoll of Orbital for the Festival weekend in Jersey, Channel Islands. I was in charge of organising his commitments, coordinating his timetable and responsible for driving him around the island and to and from the airport for his flights.

2013

Sous Chef, Performer and Front of House

The Hurly Burly

May 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Serving food, assisting the Head Chef and performing dance routines in The Hurly Burly Vegetarian Travelling Theatre Cafe, Festival Season of 8 Festivals.

2013

Festival Production Assistant

Adur Festival

Feb 2013 - May 2013
  • Website content management, Design and Illustration of site map, Co-running of 2 week children's workshop pop-up shop, Administration work, Stewarding, Teaching creative workshops in primary school,s, one special needs.

Education

2014

Graphic Arts BA (hons

Winchester School of Southampton University

Aug 2011 - Jun 2014
  • Graphic Arts/Illustration

2011

Art Design Foundation Diploma

Camberwell College of Arts

Aug 2010 - May 2011
  • Art & Design