Josie Miller
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Josie Miller

Event & Project CoordinatorLeeds, United Kingdom
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Josie Miller
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Josie Miller

Event & Project CoordinatorLeeds, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced Event Coordinator open to new opportunities
Work history
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    Account & Events Co-ordinatorHarrogate International Festivals
     - Harrogate, United KingdomFull Time
    Responsible for the administration, marketing, sales and operations of all Literature festivals within the arts charity Harrogate International Festivals, including the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival and the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival, and programming and overseeing the Berwins Salon North series. Brought my passion of championing accessibility in the arts to everything I did by overseeing the Access Scheme for all events.
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    Event ExecutiveMarriott International
     - Leeds, United KingdomFull Time
    Oversaw over 1,000 events including board meetings, conferences, charity fundraisers, society balls and weddings at the hotel from initial enquiry through to final payment. Offered end-to-end event management for up to 80 projects at once. Liaising with, and co-ordinating, all departments in the Hotel. Client management: fielding queries, building key relationships, anticipating client needs, and upselling external and internal services to the client where appropriate. Managing external stakeholders, sourcing and collaborating with suppliers and agents. Developing ongoing relationships with key clients and continuing to be a key point of contact. Taking on managerial duties such as training new members of staff, presenting key data to management, and leading departmental meetings where appropriate.
Skills
  • Microsoft
  • French
  • Swedish
  • Events Admin
  • Event Management
  • Customer Experience
  • Commuications
  • Copywriting
Education
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    FrenchUniversity of Edinburgh
     - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    1st Class MA (Hons.) in French Distinction in Spoken French Year Abroad at Université de Rouen, France