Kirsty Pearson

Freelance Events Professional & Photographer

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsAccount Manager - Photographer - Event Manager

Projects

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

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Work history

    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

    Currently

    Temporary Reception & Administration Assignments

    Various

    Feb 2013
    • Manchester, United Kingdom
    • 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, United Kingdom
    • 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

    2015

    Account Manager

    Ticketline

    Mar 2014 - Nov 2015
    • Manchester, United Kingdom
    • 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, United Kingdom
    • 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