Lauren Patterson

Lauren Patterson

Strategist ~ Producer ~ Brand ConsultantUnited Kingdom
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Lauren Patterson

Lauren Patterson

Strategist ~ Producer ~ Brand ConsultantUnited Kingdom
About me
Strategist with an international portfolio of clients. Skilled in brand communications, business planning, content production and project management. Currently the Strategic Director at Jukebox Collective; a community rooted arts organisation at the forefront of Welsh culture.
Projects
  • Future Creatives Networking Event
    Future Creatives Networking EventProduced & curated Jukebox Collective's Future Creatives Link-up, connecting over 100 Welsh creatives and industry leaders across the emerging intersection of fashion, music and art. The event took place at Rhostio in Cardiff and was hosted by Liara Barussi and Cherrelle (Coco) Tucker, sounds from DJ Dan Willow, and guest performances from music group Source.
  • Wales Arts Mobility Fund: Sub Saharan Africa
    Wales Arts Mobility Fund: Sub Saharan AfricaFunding application for Jukebox Collective x Wales Arts Mobility Fund to Ghana. Successfully secured funding from the British Council for Jukebox Collective's scoping trip to Accra. I curated a detailed itinerary and project plan which informed the development of new work and partnerships. During this trip I facilitated connections and meetings with artists, collectives and organisations including Free The Youth, Fuse ODG, DWP Academy, Nana Yaw Oduro, Kwame Boafo, Accra (dot) Alt and Kuukua Es
  • Connect & Flourish: Future Creatives
    Connect & Flourish: Future CreativesProject design, delivery and funding application for Jukebox Collective to Arts Council Wales' Connect & Flourish Grant. In June 2021, Jukebox Collective began a community-led investigation into the Welsh cultural scene. We co-hosted sessions with 50 Welsh creatives from diverse backgrounds about how Wales could better embrace them, their creativity and ambitions. Our collective ideas and experiences are now being shared through the creation of a report that highlights the cultural vision o
  • Wales Arts International: Ghana
    Wales Arts International: GhanaFunding application for Jukebox Collective to Arts Council Wales, Wales Arts International Fund. Inspired by a previous scoping trip to Ghana, partnerships in Jamaica, new connections in Kenya and our Future Creatives network in Wales. Jukebox Collective aims to connect creatives and initiatives that are defying stereotypes and becoming the new generation of storytellers.
  • Vans Checkerboard Day
    Vans Checkerboard DayOn November 18th 2021, Jukebox Collective launched Future Creatives in partnership with #VansCheckerboardDay a global celebration of community and culture. Jukebox Collective curated and produced the evening of live performances and immersive art, inviting Welsh creatives and communities to explore their hopes and ambitions for the future. Vans Checkerboard day is an initiative developed to rebuild and revitalise local communities across the world through creativity. Credits: Curated & Prod
  • Greenpeace Casting
    Greenpeace CastingCasting dancers and movement direction for Greenpeace’s latest campaign. Joining forces with some of the best in music and film, this remake of Fleetwood Mac’s iconic Don’t Stop is a call to arms, an impassioned plea to take action today, for the sake of tomorrow. Don’t Stop shines a light on the fight of our lives – to save our planet from climate breakdown. It exposes the grotesque behaviour of oil companies enjoying record profits while our world burns. But ultimately it is a story of hope:
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Projects credited in
  • Jukebox Collective Presents Welsh Creatives
    Jukebox Collective Presents Welsh CreativesJukebox Collective presents a series of live performances highlighting Welsh creatives. These artists are bringing a variety of new sounds and perspectives that are shaping youth culture in Wales. Full films will be available to watch on Youtube from the 14th of March: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN31U4x_vLV9y2qz7-QxRhg
  • Jaffrin - FAITH إيمان
    Jaffrin - FAITH إيمانJaffrin’s poem FAITH is brought to life through a poetic visual directed by Liara Barussi. FAITH draws heavily on Jaffrin’s own experiences, exploring religion, rituals and the battles between ‘deen’ and ‘dunya’ (religion and real life). The full film will be available to watch on Youtube on the 14th of March: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN31U4x_vLV9y2qz7-QxRhg
  • Jaffrin - SKN
    Jaffrin - SKNCurated by Jukebox Collective, Jaffrin’s poem SKN is brought to life through a poetic visual directed by Liara Barussi. Filmed at the National Museum Wales, the short questions colonial narratives and how western standards of beauty have been ingrained into communities. The full film will be released on March 14th on: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN31U4x_vLV9y2qz7-QxRhg
  • Black Welsh Creatives
    Black Welsh CreativesOur new spotlight series showcasing incredible Black talent in Wales 14 Ones to Watch 24 Music Artists Next up we have our round up of change-makers!
  • Stormzy x Adidas Originals 'Merky' launch
    Stormzy x Adidas Originals 'Merky' launchA true day long celebration of London’s creative community curated by Stormzy for Adidas Originals. Celebrate the real London moments, people and locations that make Stormzy who he is. Some of us hide from our background, Stormzy uses it as his spirit to push forward and make a difference. It's a point of pride, inspiration and drive. During the evening four local youth groups (Orchestra, BAME Choir, Amateur Dramatics, Dance Collective) were commissioned to re-create iconic Stormzy songs into 1
  • STORMZY: HOMETOWN SPIRIT
    STORMZY: HOMETOWN SPIRITIn 2018, adidas Originals announced a new partnership with British grime artist Stormzy. SUPERIMPOSE was briefed to craft an overarching story, manifesto and activation for the partnership that would cement Stormzy’s place in the adidas Originals identity in an authentic, credible way. Our approach turned the lens back on where Stormzy was created – London – celebrating the real people, places and moments that made him who he is today.
Work history
    Jukebox Collective logo
    Jukebox Collective logo
    Strategic DirectorJukebox Collective
    United KingdomFull Time
    Jukebox Collective is a community-rooted, youth-led organisation nurturing tomorrow's creative voices. We we do this through our multidisciplinary classes, academy and creative agency where we specialise in artist management, casting, curation & consultancy. ---
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    Brand Communications ConsultantFreelance
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Consulted with brands and arts organisations to deliver creative communications solutions. - business planning - brand communications: PR, social media, marketing - content production - website creation - copywriting - project management
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Skills
  • Brand Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Production
  • Creative Brief Writing
  • Public Relations
  • Content Development
  • Creative Brief Development
  • Social Media Content Management
  • Community Building
  • Artist Development
  • Strategic Communications
  • Business Development
  • Arts Funding
  • Funding
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    First Class Honours, BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion and CommunicationUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom