Jack Scales

Head Of Promotions

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me


My experience within the hospitality and events industries has allowed me to develop a broad range of inter- personal skills and a confident disposition. Nurturing successful working relationships that have provided the foundation for my promotion and development within several organisations.



  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Event
  • Music Event
  • Party Planning
  • Design
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history


Head of Marketing, Promotions XOYO and The Nest

The Columbo Group

Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
  • The Columbo Group is one of the most successful and creative hospitality groups in the country. With a growing number of nightclubs, bars and restaurants with a deep appreciation for music, food and drink. • Managing the Promotion team who share the same appetite for excellence and innovation as I do. • Developing and Producing over 400 events to the highest standard. • Creating and targeting digital adverts across Facebook, Twitter and Google. • Booking and formatting printed adverts. • Leading external XOYO Loves events including; booking production, design content, artist liaison and venue management. • Held a key role in the announcements of individual Saturday night residents at XOYO through different social platforms. • Producing and programming holding webpages for XOYO residency series.



Bugged Out

Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
  • A world-leading events/promotions company that operates extensively internationally. Working closely with directors and stakeholders I provide an essential support and communication function. • Full-process liaison with booking agents & artist management. • Advancement and internal development. • Content management through CMS website. • Working directly with Soho House Group managers on events at Concrete & Pizza East. • Online marketing (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google). • Artist transport and accommodation co-ordination.


Freelance Tour Manager & Event Rep

Jack Scales

Jan 2010 - Aug 2013
  • • Handling finance, settlements, adhering to deadlines and load-in times on schedule. • Technical specifications for musical and lighting equipment. • Liaising with promoters, venue and a range of events staff. • Destinations include Barcelona, Berlin, London, Paris and Stockholm. • Artists include; Tour Manage: Gross Magic, S.C.U.M, Spectrals and Woods. Rep: Addison Groove, Benji B, Boys Noize, Casino Music, Drop The Lime, East India Youth, Flux Pavilion, Jamie xx, Joker, Julio Bashmore, Kate Nash, Kindness, Mikahil, Mount Kimbie, Night Slugs, Oneman, Shabaz Palaces, Skrillex, T Williams, The xx and Tnght (Hudson Mohawke & Lunice).


Sales & Marketing

Eat Your Own Ears Field Day

Jun 2011 - May 2012
  • London promoters Eat Your Own Ears, responsible for discerning and adventurous shows in venues across the United Kingdom. I was In charge of all sales and marketing strategies within the company. • Creating announcement, on sale & marketing plans. • Monitoring event-marketing budgets while ensuring maximum sales. • Booking standalone & national adverts and keeping to deadlines ensuring copy is delivered on time. • Assembling and distributing sales reports for talent agents. • Setting up, allocating and balancing ticket outlets. • Liaising with out sourced social media team. • Compiling press releases for industry mailing lists. • Organising label buys and compiling guest lists. • Full show advancing and company representation.



Interdisciplinary art and Design

Leeds College of Art Design

Aug 2008 - May 2010
  • Art & Design