With a keen eye for production, creative energy and a sincere focus on creating long-standing professional relationships, my transferable skills match my business acumen. My experience across the board has ensured well-rounded and critical insight. I am passionate, driven, diplomatic and constantly strive for perfection. Through tactical, pragmatic and lucid management skills, I ensure I work amongst the best whilst getting the best out of people.
Programming of international artists across venues in London (Shoreditch House, Bloc, The Laundry, Basing House, Dalston Roof Gardens). Inception, creation and management of itineraries for the artists including; hotels, flights, ground transport, restaurant bookings etc.. Unique social media strategies to encourage ticket sales. Adhering to our budgets, creating expenditure reports and forecasts for future events.
Management of an international roster of live and electronic music acts. Creation and management of a worldwide contact list, essential for mail outs of new material, tour dates and availability. Negotiating of fees to ensure our clients are getting the best deal possible. Proofing contracts that concern us and our artists, enabling critical eye for legal dealings and knowledge of relevant jargon. Programming of international tours, building travel itineraries with external promoters and inputting into a app we have dedicated to management of our artist’s schedules; accessible on any smartphones, tablets, laptops etc.
Technical delivery and creation of a ‘pop-up’ radio over the Bestival weekend. Generating content and interviewing artists performing over the weekend, consolidating interview techniques and dealing with high profile artists. Management of our PR team, coinciding with social media team on site. Liaison with Sunday Best & Bestival team to ensure all output in-keeping with the festival. Securing broadcasting rights for our video interviews & voice interviews.
Working alongside the industries most respected, small radio production companies. Research and script writing for niche aspects of radio, such as; consumer culture of radio listeners, how content varies for the demographic of specific radio stations (BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 4 etc) and most effective forms of social media engagement for the audience. Dispatch of promos to a variety of clients, ensuring proficient management of any promotional content we received. Technical delivery of pre-recorded BBC radio features. Pitching my own ideas for BBC Radio 1 Xtra and Radio 4 documentaries (*ongoing as a freelance producer).
Control and mediation of online content, varying from promotion, aesthetic delivery and monitoring of social media feeds. Creation of digital campaigns to coincide with album releases, tours, gigs etc. Proof of all content that we’d host online. Liaison with international records labels, promoters, booking agents and radio pluggers - resulting in an extensive network of contacts. Knowledge and application of licensing laws through direct dealings with PRS for Music, securing rights and royalties for our roster. Overhaul of accounts and invoicing strategies, implemented an extremely effective software and invoice model that is still used at present.
Programming of entire weekend of music for the Laurent-Perrier Orangery at Wilderness Festival. Providing acts that were in-keeping sonically & aesthetically. Stage management whilst on site, working closely with our production company and sound engineers. Artist liaison; ensuring artists knew of their interview schedule, set-times etc.
Production of radio shows for an internet only based radio station. In charge of technical delivery whilst in the studio, working with broadcasting equipment and ensuring our live feeds are not only active, but operating efficiently. Remote broadcasting from various locations external to the studio, demands an innovative approach to trouble shooting. Creation of digital audio content in which we stream globally. Passionate and enthusiastic approach to music and technology - constant research to ensure proficient knowledge.
Taught key I.T skills alongside tax intricacies. Transferable skills when dealing with contracts etc. Close dealings with HMRC entailed coherent knowledge of tax returns and all relevant jargon.