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Diligent and adaptable events professional, with a successful background in delivering high quality events and professional development workshops tailored to diverse audiences. I'm adaptable and open to all formats of live events that push the boundaries in creating that all important memorable customer experience. . My goal is to find a challenging, varied role in a forward-thinking organisation, within a dynamic team that welcomes new ideas, new ways of thinking and open minded collaborative working practices. I recently joined a 6-month mentoring program called Elevate, where I have teamed up with a trusted mentor as I work on the next stage of my professional journey.
• Lead coordinator for allocated educational events attracting between 20 – 150 delegates. • Event logistics and programme management. • Educational procedures – CPD accreditation, e-learning platforms, Online Services • Financial monitoring – managing expense claims, purchase orders and invoicing. • Database management and maintenance of accurate records. • Webcast editing and website maintenance. • Tender coordination. • Event marketing and reporting.
• Administer, coordinate and market an extensive programme of high quality events for the UK design industry, which include training workshops, creative and business seminars, networking events, webinars, and mentoring programme. The DBA’s programme of events can attract between 5 – 80 delegates. • Delivered over 70 events and professional development workshops in 2015. • Create and manage event booking systems and database administration. • Delegate and query management. • Implement and adhere to event processes – tailored event briefs and production planners. • End to end event logistics. • Stakeholder management and effective relationship building within the design and business industry, from sponsors to high profile speakers. • Venue sourcing, negotiations, logistics, contracts and invoicing. • Copywriting and design of HTML and plain text marketing emails to over 9,000 subscribers and data list segmentation. • Website management via Adobe Contribute. • Financial monitoring - Monthly cash flow tracker update, budget and performance monitoring. • Delivery of the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards - DBA’s annual flagship awards ceremony attracting over 400 industry leaders and over 60 award winners from design agencies and design buyers. • First point of contact for all award entry and ceremony queries. • Development and analysis of online entry platform via Awards Management System. • Coordination of judging process consisting of 3 judging rounds with over 40 industry professionals from globally renowned businesses such as Warner Bros and PepsiCo. • Venue liaison, event logistics, briefing and supervision of external suppliers. • Oversee event build to breakdown. • Contract negotiation and budget monitoring. • Event administration and collation of award entries. • Direct sales.
• Responsible for end to end delivery of voluntary and community sector events which include: • Annual flagship event, Future Focus VCS Conference attracting over 140 delegates. • District Forums across Leicestershire – half day events attracting up to 30 county based charities, councillors and statutory bodies for six forums per quarter: • Annual Festival of Social Entrepreneurship for over 120 delegates and networking events as part of ERDF social enterprise project, WISE. • Programme management- liaising with national key note speakers, workshop facilitators and stallholders from the business and charity sector. • Delegate and query management, venue logistics, event support team supervision. • Venue finding and sourcing. • Event logistics and budget management. • Email communications, website management. • ROI reporting: monthly and quarterly financial and event performance monitoring.
• Delivered regional events consisting of networking events, training workshops and annual visual and performing arts showcases attracting between 20 – 100 delegates across the East Midlands. • Programme, website management and direct marketing across the East Midlands. • Collation and circulation of weekly e-alerts via Web Content Management System.