Katie Root

Freelance Event Manager

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

A 24 year old event professional, whom after four years at university and 4 months travelling the world, is excited to return back to the UK and work full time in the events industry. Alongside my first class honours degree in Event Management, I also have gained experience in the industry by obtaining two placements with leading events agency and working freelance throughout and after my course.

Skills

 

  • Conference
  • Corporate
  • Creative Event
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Music Event
  • Promotional Event
  • Social Event
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Highly Organised and Motivated to Work Under Pressure
  • Project Event Management
  • Event Administration

Work history

Currently

Freelance Event Manager

Various Event Companies

Apr 2015
  • - Assisting in planning and delivery of corporate events -? Festival production -? Management at team building events -? Brand ambassador at promotional campaigns

2015

Event Project Manager

Chillisauce Events

Mar 2014 - Mar 2015
  • - Sole responsibility of organising and managing of corporate events -? Client, venue and supplier liaison -? Project management and onsite event management of 30 events per month

2014

Event Operations Assistant

Motivaction Ltd

Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
  • - Admin support – booking accommodation, purchasing stock and recording post-event feedback -? Crew member duties - Front line on live events, instructing on activities, setting up and packing down

2013

Bar & Events Manager

The Crown Public House

May 2011 - Mar 2013
  • - Organising of functions and events -? Running front of house -? Admin: Stock orders, staff rota’s and diary management

Education

2016

Event Management

University of Hertfordshire

Aug 2012 - Apr 2016
  • First Class Honours Degree