Kirsty Pearson

Freelance Events Professional & Photographer

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Skills

 

  • Art Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Lifestyle
  • Festival
  • Account Management
  • Documentary
  • Event Planning
  • Client Liaison
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Photographer
  • Documentary Photography
  • Customer Service
  • Management Skills
  • Microsoft Excel Office Outlook
  • Band Photography
  • Festival and Events
  • Lifestyle Photograghy
  • Event Planning/ Curating
  • Office Admin Reception Skills
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Artist Liaison
  • Accreditation
  • Project Assistant
  • Decor
  • Volunteer Management

Work history

Currently

Temporary Reception & Administration Assignments

Various

Feb 2013
  • Manchester, UK
  • Freelance
  • Booking appointments, preparing patient notes and clinics. Processing patient referrals to hospitals for surgery, updating records, invoicing and audio typing. Reception and administrative duties

Currently

Photographer

Kirsty Ann Photography

Jun 2007
  • Manchester, UK
  • Freelance
  • Manchester based freelance photographer, specialising in promotional shoots, travel and events. Clients: Wood & Company (Bar) Playfire Design (Web Design) ZArts (Theatre) Groovin the Moo (Festival) To the Bones (Band) www.kirstyannphotography.com

Currently

Event Coordinator

Freelance

Mar 2016
  • Freelance
  • Derby Feste`, UK - Artist Liaison • Responsible for the walkabout act ‘The Jazz Undead’. • Liaise with management to ensure the artist is escorted to their performance starting points in time. Festival No.6, UK - Boutique Campsite Mgr. • Working with suppliers to ensure units are built on time, to the correct set up and signed off by H&S. • Run reception, act as information point and manage the campsite to ensure it is safe for guests. Manchester Pride, UK - Volunteer Coordinator • Responsible for the recruitment of 140+ volunteers. • Liaise with festival management to ensure correct amount of volunteers are deployed. Cambridge Folk Festival, UK - Pass Exchange Assistant. • Issuing accreditation & passes to staff, traders, artists & media. Bluedot Festival, UK - Boutique Campsite Mgr. • Working with suppliers to ensure units are built on time, to the correct set up and signed off by H&S. • Run reception, act as information point and manage the campsite to ensure it is safe for guests. Festival Republic, UK - Wristband Exchange Mgr. • Responsible for 50 volunteers, area security and gate staff. • Inventory of stock, data input & maintain employee records. Food for Films, UK - Front of House Supervisor • Manage front of house staff to assist in feeding 1000+ crew & artists for the Battle of Somme Commemoration. Fresh Group, UK - Projects Assistant • Building budgets and project schedules • Liaising with suppliers, obtaining quotes Parklife, UK - Guestlist Assistant • Issuing tickets/wristbands/packs to guests/taking charity donations • Answering queries and giving directions to customer gates Groovin the Moo, Canberra & Bendigo, Australia - Décor Manager & Community Photographer • Manage a small team to set up the artist compound & industry bar, following guide from National Décor mgr. • Photograph community projects, including graffiti, students and all the sponsored areas of the festival

2015

Account Manager

Ticketline

Mar 2014 - Nov 2015
  • Manchester, UK
  • Full Time
  • Provide ticketing solutions and support for promoters, venues and festivals. Maintaining existing client relationships, promoting services to new clients, training, working closely with the in-house marketing team to promote events.

2015

Volunteer Manager

From the Fields - Kendal Calling

Jun 2013 - Nov 2015
  • Manchester, UK
  • Freelance
  • Responsible for recruiting and managing 130+ volunteers over twelve departments. Liaison with festival management and line managers to ensure correct amount of volunteers are deployed to all twelve departments, held staff briefings and dealt with any disciplinary issues. I helped encourage 80% volunteers to return from my first year in this role.

2015

Wristband Exchange Manager

Festival Republic

Aug 2009 - Aug 2015
  • Freelance
  • Part of management team responsible for 50 volunteers, area security and gate staff at Glastonbury, Leeds, Latitude & Electric Picnic. Held staff training sessions and briefings. Administering accurate stock reconciliation, data inputting and maintaining employee records.

Education

2008

Event Management/ Music Industry

Victoria University Footscray Campus

Feb 2005 - Oct 2008

2004

Cert IV Music Industry (business

Victoria University TAFE

Feb 2004 - Oct 2004