Jo Athroll

Production Manager

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

Experienced Music, Festival and Live Events Production, Event and Project Manager, with over 10 years experience with some of the UK's leading ensembles, venues and promoters. Skills include: - Excellent organisational, communication and time management skills - Financial and budget management and reconciliation skills. Experience of managing large scale event budgets - Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and finance reporting systems And for fun: - Six-time marathon runner - French speaker


  • Events
  • Music
  • Creative Event
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Music Event
  • Administration
  • Creative
  • Coordination
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Word
  • Project Management

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Barbican Centre

    Barbican Centre

    • Arts and Culture
  • R

    Royal Northern College of Music

    • R

      Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

      Work history


      Production Manager

      Barbican Centre

      May 2011
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Production Manager for Barbican Music Department - Experience of working with performers across a wide range of music genres, art forms, and performers of all ages, levels and profiles. - Notable projects include projection and light installation Tunnel Visions: Array with 59 Productions as part of City of London Culture Mile initiative in Beech Street Tunnel. - Contemporary projects with artists including Nils Frahm, Sasha - Re:Fracted, Thurston Moore, Laura Mvula, and Sunn O))), plus classical soloists and ensembles including Berlin and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras, Cecilia Bartolli, and Yuja Wang. - Experience of detailed technical projects including projection and visual effects, lighting design, audio recording, Radio broadcast and live streaming and TV broadcasting. - Lead Production Manager for London Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra Season performances in the Barbican Hall, as well as regular events with Barbican associates Serious Ltd. - Regular coordination and management of freelance staff, Artist liaison, runners, crew and event specific staff. - Management of a range of high profile concert attendances from members of the Royal Family, key foreign dignitaries and VIP guests. - Responsible for travel, immigration, accommodation and hospitality for a wide range of artists and performers. - Outdoor Festival logistics and Artist Liaison management for Back2Black (2012), Open East Festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (2013), and Walthamstow Garden Party (2014, 2015 & 2017).


      Feb 2009 - May 2011
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Festivals Administrator Managing a series of 15 Festival events across the academic year, including RNCM Saxophone Day, RNCM Day of Percussion, RNCM Chamber Music Festival and RNCM Festival of Brass and the James Mottram International Piano Competition.


      Apr 2008 - Feb 2009
      • Liverpool, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Deputy Orchestra Manager Responsible for booking and contracting all freelance, trial and augmenting orchestral musicians for the orchestra’s engagements, plus the day-to-day running of the orchestra’s performance and recording schedule.