I am an event specialist who has delivered hundreds of popular cultural events and brand experiences and supported global brands, world-class professionals, charities and cultural organisations; Canary Wharf, Lucozade, 02, MAC, City of London, Proud Galleries, Street Feast, Tour De France Fan Parks and many more to create memorable experiences with International appeal. My background is diverse, spanning public relations, content production, creative and idea generation, business development, logistics and event production, with specialist experience in food & drink, special projects and popular culture, music programming and onsite management. I take an intelligent approach to project management fusing new media and sales, excellent event planning and providing client support and advice and identifying successful partnerships throughout.
Specialties Music & Festival Programming, Food & Drink, Immersive Theatre, Special Projects, Family Festivals, Youth Participation, Trends Skills Project Management, Programming, Business and Creative Development, Client Management, Event Production, Planning & Operations, Health & Safety, Contracts & Insurance, PR, Content Creation, Computer Proficiency, Site Management, Budgets, New Media, Sales, Sponsorship, Partnership-Working
• Cultural event programming and revenue generation (Wood Wharf). • Special events and commercial projects. • Account management • Creative treatments and briefs. • Developing creative promotional strategies and delivering key messages. • Identifying participation opportunities. and researching trends • Logistics, operations and production planning and assisting with technical, H&S,fire safety. • Delivery of a diverse annual event programme with Canary Wharf Arts + Events. • Coordinating of all aspects of small activations to large-scale events: music, sport, performance, retail, fashion, classical concerts, community celebrations, abseils, fun runs, film screenings, dance, comedy, public and visual art, digital installation, special events projects and the occasional flashmob. • Managing and briefing staff/suppliers.
• Generated creative event concepts for a range of budgets and production specifications from the unusual to the sublime. • Created one-off events under the gallery brand, designed to reach new audiences including live music venue; gallery launches including several for Rankin, product and record launches, showcases. • Drove creative strategy for all aspects of events, marketing and operations including design of present Proud websites. • Met and exceeded monthly and yearly revenue targets, and documented an increase of 60% on events revenue.
Business Studies (Public Relations)