Laura Wenborn

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About me

 

Over 4 years experience within the music industry as an Agent’s assistant working on a large roster of international touring artists 2+ years experience in a variety of roles in planning and execution of events and festivals. First class honours degree in Event & Festival Management. Thorough understanding of the music and live event industry. Meticulously organised with a keen eye for detail. Calm under pressure; used to working in a fast paced role and keeping on top of multiple projects. Personable and approachable with an ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels. Au fait with social media and associated marketing activities. Experience working underneath senior management but also of managing groups of volunteers and overseeing interns. Self motivated; able to work independently and manage high workload. Enjoys working in a collaborative and creative workplace - keen to continue that ethos in my next role. Passion for live music, festivals and travel and thrives the buzz and adrenaline of working on live events. Interest in travel and looking to build a career working on international projects and in overseas markets - used to working with international clients and experience with international travel booking, logistics, visas and work permits Fully proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Docs and iWork - comfortable using PC and Mac. Basic Photoshop skills. Flexible with working hours, full clean driving licence and willing to travel. Other things about me: I'm competitive. I ran a half marathon last year purely based on sibling rivalry. I've sang on stage at The Royal Albert Hall.

Skills

 

  • Travel
  • Concert
  • Music Event
  • Live Events
  • Event Planning
  • Social Media
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accreditation
  • Music Festivals
  • Highly Organised and Motivated to Work Under Pressure
  • Guest List Management
  • Agency Experience
  • Booking Musicians
  • Music Administration
  • Booking and Negotiating

Work history

2016

Agent Assistant

Coda Agency

Mar 2012 - Aug 2016
  • Assistant to a Director/Senior Agent. Using an online CRM system to administrate bookings, including raising contracts, invoices and itineraries. Coordinating international tour announcements, collating advertising details, arranging tour ads and promotional materials. Booking tour supports Looking after Artist's social media Coordinating international visa applications and work permits Checking costings and settlements and dealing with Artist Accounts/statements Thorough understanding international artist withholding tax and FEU and dealing with the relevant paperwork Booking travel and accommodation Collating ticket sales. Liaising with Promoters, Tour Managers, Artists, Labels on all aspects of live touring.

2013

Admin & Workshop Assistant

Prof. Dr. G. Keith Still

Nov 2011 - Sep 2013
  • Various ad hoc work for Prof. Dr. G. Keith Still relating to his work on Crowd Safety and Risk Analysis including: Data Input Data Analysis Proof reading Assisting and facilitating a 2 day Crowd Science workshop at Police Headquarters.

2013

Festival Assistant

Bergenfest

May 2013 - Jun 2013
  • Working with the Bergenlive team during the week prior to and on site during Bergenfest 2013. Preparing Artist/Performer packs and accreditation Volunteer Coordination Artist Liaison Assisting in the Festival Info cabin/customer service

2012

Festival Coordinator & Accreditation Manager

Summer Sundae Weekender

Mar 2012 - Sep 2012
  • Managing all festival accreditation and running the on site guest/staff/press box office. Overseeing the design and manufacture of the festival wristbands. Volunteer Management - recruiting and coordinating a team of backstage volunteers, allocating roles and planning shifts. Collecting pre production information for all Artists and preparing Artist information packs Using Festival Systems software. Overseeing production of the festival programme, liaising with designers and sponsors, compiling adverts, content and copy. Copywriting and proof reading mail outs, advertising materials and festival literature. Maintaining and updating the festival website and social networks. Liaising with local hotels to secure bookings for Staff and Artists.

2012

Event Manager

Cloudten Events

Aug 2011 - Mar 2012
  • Coordinating events and workshops in retail spaces and town centres across Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. On site event management Volunteer/staff management Drafting event proposals Sourcing and liaising with suppliers Risk assessments Venue research

2011

Incident Response CCTV Operator

Show Event Security

May 2011 - Aug 2011
  • Documenting Emergency Response teams during deployment at the Isle of Wight Festival and V Festival.

2011

PR Intern

Get Involved

Mar 2011 - May 2011

2010

Cultural Events Team Assistant

Chelmsford Borough Council

May 2010 - Jul 2010
  • Assistant across all aspects of the planning and on site execution of the 3foot People Festival and the Fling Festival.

2009

Junior Legal Cashier

John Fowlers LLP Solicitors

Nov 2007 - Sep 2009

2007

Catering & Hospitality Assistant

Anglia Ruskin University

May 2005 - Nov 2007

Education

2012

BA(Hons) Event Festival Management

Buckinghamshire New University

Aug 2009 - May 2012
  • Graduated with First Class Honours Modules included: Event Management Logistics and Planning for Events and Festivals Event Marketing Market Research and Project Management Hospitality, Merchandising and Rights Crowd Management & Visitor Safety Strategy & Sustainability for Event & Festival Organisers Dissertation entitled An Investigation Into Consumer Motivations for Attending Greenfield Music Festivals in the UK

2007

As/a Levels

The Sixth Form College Colchester

Aug 2005 - May 2007
  • A Level: Psychology (A) Sport & Physical Education (A) Biology (C) Critical Thinking (B) AS Level: Chemistry (B)

2005

Gcses

Notley High School

Aug 2000 - May 2005
  • 12 GCES (A*-B)

Awards

2015

Vitality Brighton Half Marathon

  • Completed the Brighton Half Marathon in 2 Hours, 16 Minutes, raising money for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

2010

One Day Pit Safety Training Course

  • One day introductory course into Front of Stage Pit Safety at The International Centre for Crowd Management and Security Studies, at Buckinghamshire New University