Festival Managing DirectorVirgo Festival
Overseeing all aspects of planning and execution of 1,800 person 3-day festival in Exeter for past 4 years. Directing all aspects of artistic and logistic decision making, from operations and infrastructure to bookings and content curation, as well as managing all elements on site during build, break and live days. Responsibilities also include Artist Management, Staff Management, Volunteer Management, Sales and Marketing Management and Event Control. Liaising with all external parties involved in event production; venue owners, contractors, security, medical teams, infrastructure hire, sound systems, and all members of the festival team. Event Control - managing all issues on site including liaising with the police, council, health and safety, licensing and any unforeseen problems.
Working on all elements of event production, management and delivery for a range of clients, from corporate brand activations (Sipsmiths, Taste Of London, 2018) to large scale national and international festivals (Air Festival, Bali, Virgo Festival, UK, Soundwave Festival, Croatia, 2018). Working in roles across the board from Artist Bookings and Logistics to Operations Management, Customer Relations, Sales and Marketing and Event Control. My breadth and depth of experience on such a vast range of shows gives me unique insight and experience into the world of international festival production. Past shows include; Farr Festival, Big Chill, Boomtown, Sziget, Obonjan, Soundwave, Outlook & Dimensions, Air Festival, Unknown Festival, Bloc, Hospitality on the Beach, Kala, Virgo, Secret Garden Party, Camberwell Fair, Mint Festival, Beacons Festival, Sunfall.
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