Hugh Taylor

Freelance journalist, PR, event and music curator

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

Freelance music and culture writer with seven years experience for Resident Advisor in Event Programming & Marketing, Social Media, Music Reviews, Digital Media, and Event Management. Bylines in the Guardian, Resident Advisor, Bandcamp Daily, TIDAL Read, Beatportal and The Face. Marketing & Communication for KALLIDA Festival.

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Skills

  • Feature Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Event Curation
  • Music Curation
  • Event Logistics
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Music Journalism
  • Event Management
  • Event Marketing
  • Djing

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Resident Advisor

    Resident Advisor

    • Events
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    KALLIDA FESTIVAL

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      Absolut

      Work history

      Currently

      Head Of Marketing

      KALLIDA FESTIVAL

      Dec 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Head of Marketing, Communications and Social Media for KALLIDA Festival, a well received digital arts and music festival currently located in Somerset. I also help with the programming and logistics of the event as well as acting as resident DJ.

      2019

      Events Manager

      Resident Advisor

      Oct 2015 - Sep 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I worked in the events team to curate and promote Resident Advisor events globally, working with a network of venues, promoters, artists, agents, brands and media outlets around the world. Over the course of 4 years, I programmed, promoted and managed over 200 events and festival stages, including a number of global events series such as twenty four/seven, RA In Residence and Community Connections. Our events took many forms - parties, live concerts, panels, workshops, film screenings, football tournaments and more. I worked alongside our Brand Partnerships team to deliver world class activations for a number of partners including Nike, Absolut Vodka and Sonos. Our charity series ravelove raised over £50k for great causes across the world.

      2015

      Accounts Executive

      Resident Advisor

      Feb 2012 - Oct 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • As an account executive for Resident Advisor Tickets, I made sure that promoters were able to use the site effectively and provide a point of contact to resolve any issues. I co-ordinated hundreds of event payments worldwide weekly, and also analysed all purchases for fraudulent activity.