JADE COLES

JADE COLES

Head of Cultural Programmes and ExperienceLondon, United Kingdom
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JADE COLES

JADE COLES

Head of Cultural Programmes and ExperienceLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Highly motivated and passionate about the cultural sector and invested in all projects with creativity at their core. Interested in leadership across the arts sector and in October 2015 completed a one weeklong residency with the Clore Leadership Foundation. Experienced cultural Events Programmer / Producer with five years events industry and exhibitions proficiency. A manager with the ability to empower and encourage others, leading from the front and centre of the team – democratic, collaborative management style. Currently defining a programme of over 60 events per month, giving shape to events from across the creative industries and enterprise sectors. Establishing long-term partnership with major brands as well shining light on new producers. Proud to say I am a member of: Clore Emerging Leader – Clore Leadership programme AMA – Arts Marketing Association FRSA – Fellowship royal society of the arts Creative Industries federation Business in the community – Young people on arts boards Pitch it! – Mentor Founder – of a community guided towards thought leadership in the experience sector @TheExpRev
Projects
  • Shoreditch House Members Programme Seth Troxler x Smokey Tails
    Shoreditch House Members Programme Seth Troxler x Smokey Tails
  • Shoreditch House Members Programme: Bombay Bicycle Club
    Shoreditch House Members Programme: Bombay Bicycle Club
  • Shoreditch House Members Events Programme: Contemporary Dance Show
    Shoreditch House Members Events Programme: Contemporary Dance Show
  • Shoreditch House Members Event Programme: City of Sinfonia Orchestra
    Shoreditch House Members Event Programme: City of Sinfonia Orchestra
  • Shoreditch House x No.6 Festival
    Shoreditch House x No.6 Festival
  • Spa of Unconscious Desires LDF 2017 The Mondrian
    Spa of Unconscious Desires LDF 2017 The Mondrian
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Projects credited in
  • The Festival of YOU
    The Festival of YOUwww.globaltechfest.com
  • The Global Tech Fest - 13th May, 2021
    The Global Tech Fest - 13th May, 2021A big passion of mine is to help provide amazing content to the community. With the help of amazing industry partners, we're delivering the 24 hour Global Tech Fest in May. 24 hours of free content to help everyone during this topsy turvy times.
  • THE 2021 I LIKE NETWORKING MENTORING SCHEME
    THE 2021 I LIKE NETWORKING MENTORING SCHEMEI LIKE NETWORKING is a platform that aims to support women and non-binary professionals looking for a career in the creative and cultural industry and those who already work in the field but feel stuck. The mentoring programme is international, which reflects the global creative sector. Mentees will be paired with a mentor for 4 meetings, over a 3-month period. In collaboration with their mentor, mentees will define their goals, finesse their skill set, and refine their CV. Additionally, ment
  • HOW TO BUILD A CAREER IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES - FREE GUIDE
    HOW TO BUILD A CAREER IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES - FREE GUIDEA FREE careers guide jam-packed with resources, advice, and inspiration to help YOU build your creative career, created with The Gallyry and designed by Malini Rao ✨The first part of this guide will provide you with links to sites and resources for job hunting, training, and networking. ✨The second part of this guide will get you inspired through invaluable advice straight from those who are working in amazing jobs across six different creative career paths Featuring: Zoé Whitley, Director
  • Burnt Breakfast - IWD Warm-Up
    Burnt Breakfast - IWD Warm-UpSunday 7 March 2021, 11:30 – 13:00 GMT Aiming to bring some vibes to this years IWD, we’ve curated a squad of amazing women working to support a good cause! Working across the creative, STEM and wellness industries, they have been tasked with telling you all about something that utterly inspires them in just 5-minutes. Think of it as a feministshow and tell’ with poetry, jokes, personal stories, music. prizes and more Your ticket will go to our selected charity the Black Trans Foundation t
  • Creative Entrepreneurs digital membership
    Creative Entrepreneurs digital membershipA first-of-its-kind online membership experience and community
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Work history
    Events Prgoramme Manager & Cultural Producer
    Launch manager for new business concept from Soho House. Soho Works is a creative hub and co working desk space to be launched worldwide. Part of the development team of the first site in Shoreditch, taking responsibility for project management on a large scale. Created the concept and strategy for pre launch and launch events programme. Researched insights not only to create a detailed report on the events vision for Shoreditch but for all future sites. Planned blueprint for all other departments to work to. Managed the overall programming and scheduling working closely with brands such Random House, Conde Naste and Thames and Hudson as well as more local producers, artists and makers. Co-ordinated the technical planning behind the events as well as managing all marketing materials to deadline. - Forecasting, Insights and Research - Strategic Brainstorming using creative thinking methodologies - Operational management and staffing - Developing strategic frameworks and mark able goals - Writing reports and operational documents - Events programming and management
    Cultural Producer Exhibitions & Live Visual Arts Events
    EXHIBITIONS AND CREATIVE PRODUCER "Vivacious, visceral, spectacularly indignant" The Guardian “Others should follow their ambitious, creative lead" Time Out On their formation Gaggle were immediately included in NME’s Top 50 Most Innovative Acts. They have developed into one of the most exciting performance companies in the UK, gaining critical acclaim across their diverse body of work of opera, music, video, apps and immersive theatre. Commissions include Southbank Centre, Royal Albert Hall, ICA, Women’s Library, Fig 2, Almeida Theatre, Bicester Village, Top Man, Channel 4 and BBC Radio 4.
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Skills
  • Theatre
  • Art Direction
  • Environment
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Manage a Team
  • Communication Presentation
  • Relationship Building Ability
  • Leadership Experience
  • Experience Design Methodologies
  • Curation and Programming
Education
    MBA Creative Industries Management
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    Business thinking through the lens of the cultural and creative Industries, part time
    Events for the Cultural and Creative Industries
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    Events Management for the creative Industries Short course
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