Matthias Fuchez

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityCurrently available for full time and freelance jobs.

About me

 

I strive to be a confident, self-motivated, competent person who is naturally resourceful and enthusiastic. I would consider myself an all rounded creative person with an innovative eye who thrives under pressure especially in a multi-tasking environment. I have experience in event planning and organisation, project management, promotion, marketing, budgeting, social media, fundraising and band management. I have worked in Paris, London and New York City.

Skills

 

  • 2+ Years Event Production
  • 2 Years Experience on Large Scale Events
  • Assisting Senior Management
  • Creative Arts

Work history

2016

Assistant Production Coordinator

Live Nation - Festival Republic

Feb 2016 - Oct 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Production & Licensing Assistant for Download Festival 2016, Electric Daisy Carnival 2016 and Creamfields 2016 • Support and assist the UK Managing Director and Event Manager in a senior administrative and personal assistant capacity across all aspects of the Executive Office. • Ensuring compliance and strong agency liaison for each event • Ensuring all infrastructure, contractors and staff are booked and arrive correctly • Working to a timeline for achieving tasks, targets and meeting deadlines • Writing and updating the Event Management Plan and associated appendices along with other key submitted documents • Assisting with the licensing of the event • Assisting with the compliance of the event with all licensing and legal obligations as well as all other commitments made and the implementation of policies • Assisting with strong liaison with statutory and non-statutory local agencies (eg police, fire, ambulance service, landowner, environmental health, licensing, building control, emergency planning, planning and Highways Agency where required) • Assisting with the planning of the event in relation to all licensing tasks including; traffic, orders and closures, land deals, security, event staff, disabled access issues, medics, fire, welfare, parking, information, etc.. • Preparing specifications for all infrastructure. This would include trakway, big tops, marquees, fencing, etc... • Negotiating and agreeing best prices for each contract using agreed rates under group buying deals where applicable, raising purchase orders and liaising with accounts over payment schedules. Keeping track of whether all purchase orders have come back signed • Sending out confirmation letters, purchase orders and relevant Health and Safety paperwork and ensuring that any additional documentation required as a condition of contract by the Licensing Co- ordinator is included • Collating and booking all contractors’ and staff requirements onsite • Ensuring all contacts for the show are updated and circulated throughout the planning process • Keeping the production schedule up to date throughout the planning process and ensuring all contactors and staff arrival and departure details are included on it as well as licensing conditions and agency meetings • Assessing and booking onsite and offsite accommodation • Liaising with sponsorship teams and bars / traders (including boutique camping) and ensuring their requirements have been met • Recruiting and booking staff for the production and licensing offices • Dealing with accounts queries – checking purchase orders, details of payments and agreed terms, investigating problems • Assisting with budget preparation and updating on an ongoing basis as delegated

2016

Event Coordinator

Prive Group

Jun 2015 - Jan 2016
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Freelance
  • • Developing, organising, planning and promoting a range of large-scale events (from 10k to 70k) • Reviewing and sourcing the locations where the event is to be held. • Creating promotional material for the event & distributing it to the target audience. • Preparing and managing budgets for the event. • Ensuring adequate staff are available for the event. • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers such as florists and external caterers. • Assisting with direct marketing initiatives and promotional activities. • Conducting a follow up analysis of events. • Building good client and sponsor relationships.

2015

Event Coordinator

Glasswerk

Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Events Organisation • Diary Holder • Artist Liaison / Artist Booker • Live Music Nights / Showcases / Club Nights • Find new and upcoming artists / bands

2015

Project Manager

Old School Room

Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Developing, organising, planning and promoting a range of small to medium-scale events (1k to 10k) • Development & implementation of marketing & communication strategy. • Identification & development of external beneficial relations • Production of fundraising events, community events, exhibitions, Bookings & proposals. • Attracting and establishing relations with new clients • Creating and developing new artistic projects • Assembly and maintenance of artistic database • Developing budgets and financial forecasts

2014

Sep 2012 - Dec 2014
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Developing, organising, planning and promoting a medium-scale Music Festival (300k / 3,500 cap) • Music programming for pre-festival events, events management and organisation • Music and Non Musical entertainment Programming Assistant for festival • Communication, PR and Marketing: Preserve existing attendees’ loyalty and reach new audiences • Fundraiser: One of the main contributors to the successful Kickstarter campaign to raise £50,000 to grow festival whilst staying independent • Identification & development of external beneficial relations • Identify projects and organise mission statement, agenda and deadlines • Establish and manage budget • Assist with various aspects of the production of the festival

2012

Work Experience

Moshi Moshi Records

May 2012 - Sep 2012
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Band Management Communication, Marketing and social media: Preserve already existing followers and reach new ones Organisation and restructuration of the online sphere

2012

Work Experience

Pathe Films Production

Jan 2012 - May 2012
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Head of production personal assistant Marketing assistant Reception Management

2011

Work Experience

Premier Media

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Organisation and management of European, World Premieres and press conferences Responsible for Guests invitations Guest, talents management on red carpet Researching venues for a variety of events

Education

2012

Master’s Degree Communication and Media Studies

University Of The Arts London

Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
  • London, UK

2010

BA English American Literature

University Francois Rabelais

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
  • Tours, France