Jess Moore

Event Coordinator

Level
Mid Level
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

About me

Relentlessly motivated, goal oriented, adaptable and organised team player. Instinctive planning & sales skills and ability to communicate with range of stakeholders. Currently seeking a full time events position - creative agency preferred but open minded to all opportunities! SKILLS - Enthusiastic, highly organised, results driven individual - Experienced in working a variety of events from ?cradle to grave? with a wide range of clients (both individual and corporate, internal and external) - Targeted sales results proven - Capable leader and manager of freelance event staff and volunteers - Proven marketing, financial and office management skills - Excellent communication and sales skills - Adaptable and conscientious of costs from working to stringent budget lines - Proficient in using Microsoft and Apple packages, as well as Priava and Artifax diary and CRM software

Skills

  • Events
  • Conference
  • Corporate
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Party Planning
  • Administration
  • Events PR
  • Office Management
  • Project Management
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Somerset House

    Somerset House

    • Arts and Culture
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    Off To Work

    Work history

    Currently

    Event Sales Executive

    Tobacco Dock

    Jan 2015

    2015

    Freelance Event Manager

    Somerset House

    Nov 2014 - Jan 2015

    2014

    Event Coordinator

    Somerset House

    Apr 2013 - Jun 2014
    • - Combined event daytime sales and operational role - All aspects of Event Management - planning, organisation and delivery of private and corporate events and exhibitions, including large-scale external marquee events in the Edmond J. Safra Courtyard - Sectors include fashion, financial, energy, retail, luxury, IT, education, media and entertainment with budgets from £10,000 to £1 million - Clients include Ferrari, Apple, Coca Cola, LinkedIn, BAFTA and Jean Paul Gaultier - Wide variety of events - drinks receptions, conferences, press days and PR launches, art exhibitions and film/TV productions - Achieved annual sales target of £100,000 in just 3 months - Excellent working relationship with a variety of recommended suppliers in London, covering catering, production, floristry and entertainment industries - Attended networking events resulting in new business and partnerships - Responsible for booking and briefing staff - including freelance operations managers, hostesses and security staff - Working alongside Somerset House Trust departments to launch internal art exhibitions

    2013

    Event Coordinator

    Battersea Arts Centre

    Mar 2012 - Apr 2013
    • - Account management, from initial enquiry through to venue-side coordination and event delivery - Project managing a wide-range of events in a challenging environment - a public theatre engaging in capital development work - Coordinating many events simultaneously - responsible for over 40% of all events in a team of 5 - Top seller of team, contributing to increased occupancy and client average spend - Responsible for management of events team office, including upkeep of filing systems, payment monitoring and business forecasting - Application and management of Artifax booking system - Reduced complaints by coordinating event day delivery - Assisted in raising profile of venue through networking events - Implemented new administration systems, providing crucial marketing data and statistics – including enquiry and lost lead data capture, indicating seasonality and conversion rate - Provide support with event staffing and write copy for marketing

    2012

    Event Administrator

    Battersea Arts Centre

    Nov 2011 - Mar 2012
    • - Fielding enquiries, processing contracts and invoices, managing smaller events - Improved enquiry response rate to 90% the same day it is made (previously 2-3 working days) - Implemented addition of event day delivery improving client satisfaction and retention - Supported senior management in events team restructure and planning strategy to be more commercially effective - Promoted within 6 months

    2013

    Event Assistant

    Off To Work

    Aug 2011 - Apr 2013
    • - Part time freelance role for large event agency - Working with caterers including Table Talk, Dish, Payne & Gunter and SMART, in venues such as the Roundhouse, Barbican, RIBA, Saatchi Gallery - A number of high profile events including the Virgin Marathon, Disney 'Tangled' UK Launch at Kensington Palace, the annual NFL game at Wembley, and the AIM awards at Old Billingsgate

    Education

    2010

    Hospitality and Event Management

    University of Brighton

    Jan 2008 - Jan 2010
    • Distinction award in Foundation Degree in Hospitality and Event Management Modules studied: - Accountancy - Marketing - Business & HR - Event Planning Theory & Practical - Arts & Fundraising

    2007

    Art Design Studies

    Fareham College

    Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
    • Merit award in ABC Diploma in Art & Design Studies Modules include: - Life Drawing - Ceramics - Graphic Design - Textiles - Painting - Print media - Photography

    2006

    A Levels in English Literature, Photography Fine Art

    Barton Peveril College

    Aug 2004 - Jun 2006
    • English Literature - A Photography - A Fine Art - A

    2004

    11 Gcses Including English, Maths Science

    Brookfield Community School

    Jan 1999 - Jan 2004
    • English Language - A English Literature - A* Chemistry & Physics - A Biology - A Maths - B French - A History - A Geography - A* Fine Art - A* Graphic Design - A* Religious Studies - A*

    Awards

    2013

    IOSH certificate in Managing Safely at Work

    • H&S training in managing safely within events, accredited by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Eight interactive modules included:: - Introducing managing safely - Assessing risks - Controlling risks - Understanding your responsibilities - Identifying hazards - Investigating accidents and incidents - Measuring performance - Protecting our environment http://www.iosh.co.uk/

    2012

    Ouch Certificate in First Aid at Work

    • Ouch certificate in basic first aid at work http://www.ouchtraining.co.uk/

    2011

    CIEH Level 2 Certificate in Food Hygiene

    • Food health and safety Level 2 certificate, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Learning outcomes: - Firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved - Understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling) - Confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers http://www.cieh.org/

    2010

    University of Brighton - Achievement Award

    • Awarded a bursary towards the top-up year for highest marks in the class