Jade Williams

events coo

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsArtist - Marketer - Operations Manager

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Design
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

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    Henley Literary Festival

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    Work history

    Currently

    Festival Coordinator & Children's Festival Manager

    Henley Literary Festival

    Jan 2018
    • Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • My wide-ranging role in a small team, where I am one of two full-time employees has given me invaluable experience and allowed me to put my passions for culture, events and working with people to practice. I have found it incredibly rewarding to contribute to the overall and rapid growth of the festival by over 25% since I started in 2016 with responsibilities including: • Programming and organising the Children’s Festival, which has grown from just 30 events in 2016 to over 50 events in 2018 including Michael Morpurgo, Judith Kerr and Anthony Horowitz • Managing 15 sponsorship accounts including the headline sponsor.This involves creating bespoke packages for each sponsor, negotiating fees and helping choose suitable events for their sponsorship • Managing the only other full time employee, the festival administrator, along with interns and volunteers which includes allocation of tasks, ensuring deadlines are met eficiently and effectively and ensuring team morale is high • Managing the income and expenditure budgets for the festival while running accurate financial, administrative and evaluative reports to stick within budget • Implementing and managing the festival Box Of ce including analysis of ticket pricing and overseeing and managing Spektrix (our ticketing system) • Working alongside the Brand and Marketing manager on the creative production of design files and marketing material • Arranging venue hire for up to 8 venues across the festival as well as the build of a 9m x 33m marquee, confirming 17 stallholders and logistics for each

    2017

    Festival Coordinator

    Henley Literary Festival

    Jan 2016 - Dec 2017
    • Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Supporting the events director in organising the Children’s Festival, with authors including Dermot O’Leary, and Clare Balding. • Logistical planning of the main festival, comprising of 150 events, primarily liaising with suppliers, sponsors and venues • Overseeing the membership and rewards programme for paid Friends of the Festival (Grown from 450 people to over 550 people since my employment in 2016) • Managing a support staff network of interns, work experience students and volunteers • Assisting with marketing activities & proof-reading and copy-writing for marketing materials • Venue-managing the largest event space (350 seats) which hosted speakers including Anne Robinson, Jeremy Paxman, Russell Brand and Nadiya Hussain