Arts manager with international experience in a variety of roles, including performing arts production, artist management, brand experiences, event coordination and consulting.
Migrateful (Foodism top 10 Social Enterprises) is a cookery and language initiative where asylum seekers, refugees and migrants struggling to access employment in the UK due to legal and linguistic barriers, teach their traditional cuisines to the public Responsibilities include: Creating a training syllabus and training system for chefs Management of all bookings, liaising with clients and class facilitators Researching and developing partnerships Overseeing marketing plan and actions Implementing systems to improve efficiency and revenue
Freelance producer and communications manager Projects include: Event management for a brand during Pride 2018 Communications management for a new art space in Hackney Executive production for a documentary in France, Spain and Denmark
Coordinate and support the delivery of performances, events and artist development programmes. Provide producing support for all performances and events, including high level administration, liaising with technical teams, sourcing equipment, setting schedules Set up and co-ordinate artist development initiatives, including training, professional development, mentoring, creative development, funding and pitches Work within all agreed budgets and maintain financial records related to the programmes of activity. Contribute to the production and distribution of publicity and promotional material for the marketing of the programmes in liaison with the Communications Manager and other members of the staff team.
Responsible for the development and delivery of multiple marketing campaigns to the company’s varied programming, coordinating social media strategies with the Digital Coordinator and oversee the production of collateral, as well as eNewsletters and Solus. • Developed communications plan for diverse audiences and budgets • Produced analysis reports to track activity results • Coordinated staff input to and sign off of marketing campaigns • Wrote and edited copy for eNewsletters, e-mails and Solus • Worked with partners to develop reciprocal marketing • Collaborated with the Digital Coordinator on the content and delivery of social media presence • Ensured that events were present on relevant listings and updated on website • Develop an Instagram strategy for the company with the support of the Digital Coordinator
- Plan the marketing campaign in partnership with venues for the promotion and ticket sales of Block Universe - Coordinate staff input to and sign off of marketing campaigns - Write and edit copy for website, newsletters and brochures - Work with our partners to develop and deliver joint and/or reciprocal campaigns - Oversee and guide the delivery of Block Universe's social media presence and growth through innovative campaigns - Liaise with the PR agency to raise the profile of the festival across all media
Supported the curator of contemporary theatre on the research, production and delivery of a new display in the Theatre & Performance Galleries - Curtain Up! - in partnership with an international institution
Led the development of a marketing plan for 2016 festival, which included an in-depth analysis of the company, including SWOT, membership plan, audience segmentation, potential partnerships, digital marketing, app development and marketing strategies
Created and managed an award-winning cultural events agency, overseeing finance, operations, communications, fundraising and organizational resilience • Project management of concerts, tours, festivals and plays, including 200 concerts, three music festivals (Converse, Rubbertracks and Lollapalooza), six music albums, two live music DVD’s and seven plays, as well as a 38-city tour for a play and numerous multi-city band tours in Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands • Secured funding, sponsorship and partnerships (awards up to £100,000) from corporate, government, private and crowd funding sources • Contracting, documentation & licensing • Tour management & tour production • Analysed, developed and implemented online content and presence for managed projects • Established and maintained a multi-platform social media profile for 5 a Seco band (i.e. Facebook, 200,000 likes; YouTube, 44k followers & videos with over three million views) • Coordinated the communication and advertisement of the events (developed the briefing and approved both online and offline pieces, press releases and social media campaigns) • Liaised with lawyers and accountants to produce regular accountability reports for sponsors
Responsible for overall delivery of the event including marketing, budgeting, partnerships, logistics and hospitality • Coordinated communication plans (online, offline and PR) • Timelined actions and promotions at the events • Negotiated with advertising agencies, suppliers and legal department • Projects included: New Brand Communications Branding Seminar; presented 15 international speakers during three days; 2008 Era Nowe Horizonty – Brazilian Film Festival in Poland with over 30 films, Q & A events and opening concert by Jose Miguel Wisnik
Distinction Dissertation: Curatorial Practices in Performing Arts Modules: Managing Organizations, Audiences & Marketing, Popular Music and Society, Public Culture, Cultural Policy.