Mia Jones

Artist Relations and Programming / Management / Events

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsAgent / Talent Manager - Radio Programme Controller - Event Coordinatior

About me

I am a highly reliable, responsible and hard-working all-rounder. I am a forthright and reasonable team player who has a thirst for knowledge. I come armed with a broad range of experience, which has allowed me to explore the creative pool and develop a strong set of valuable and transferable skills. My career has so far been predominantly focused in the music industry, and I am always looking to broaden my experiences wider. I have a natural way working with artists, and have worked extensively in artist relations, radio, events and television. I am organised, and I relish working in a team of people. I am a real people person and thrive on bringing people and ideas together. • Work extremely well under pressure in a wide range of environments • Constantly enthusiastic, I am determined in everything I do • Personable, ambitious and a fast learner • I pride myself on my ability to get to know and get along with people from all walks of life, quickly and effortlessly • I am a confident person and motivational to others. I always encourage the people around me to feel comfortable and at ease • I have learnt to use my own initiative efficiently, applying my range of skills in the work place, always maintaining attention to detail • I am a natural leader, a problem solver and I take pleasure in helping people.

Work history

Currently

Artist Development & Strategy / Music Consultant

Metropolis Studios

Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Live Music for hospitality entertainment • Artist development & Strategy / Social media & Marketing • Coordinating events at Metropolis internally and externally • Working with other brands

Currently

Aritist day-to-day Manager & Record Label Assistant

Redlight & Lobster Boy Records / Sony Music

Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Artist: Redlight • Day to day managing of artist • Managing studio diary / booking in sessions with new talent • PR / Promo for releases • Managing all social media platforms for artist & label • Travel & Logistics / Itineraries • Advancing shows / liaising with agents & promoters • Merchandise, Bill poster campaigns • Tour managing at festivals / gigs Record Label: Lobster Boy • Release campaigns for Lobster Boy • Liaising with all artists on the label • Promo & marketing for releases • PPL licensing music on the label • Events – for example: Running Ibiza Residency at Sankeys / Lobster Boy Tour

2016

Head of Artist Relations and Programming

Rinse FM

Aug 2012 - Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Radio • Head of Talent & Artist relations - main contact for all communications with talent on the station • Head Radio Programmer – maintaining day to day running of schedule & recording studio (daytime & specialist), building good relationships with talent and securing new shows • Radio Manager – general managing of the studio and staff • Producer – reaching out to global talent for specialist radio (shows, interviews) & TV content, creating assets, using Myriad (radio desk), DJ set-up, audio software such as Audition and Logic • Presenter development – Maya Jama • Voice Over artist Bad Management Assistant Manager to High profile Aritsts • Diary management / travel & logistics / liaising with agents / international bookers / global tours / merchandise / personal assisting / strategy Events • Head Artist liaison - main point of contact at events • Talent booker • All Artist relations • Rinse brand representative • Working with brands for example Nike • Live radio broadcasts & pop-up shops • Production manager & artist liaison when running events for example - Notting Hill Carnival stage • Assisting the Head of Events in gathering promotional content from the artists and feeding this into our PR and Marketing teams • Example events I have worked on – Rinse pop up shop live in Nike Town, Nike at Phenomenal House, Notting Hill Carnival, Rinse 20 campaign Rinse TV • Producing content for Rinse TV • Setting up shoots, interviews for presenters and artists • Booking talent and venues for filmed live music sessions • Working with radio pluggers and mgmt. teams to coordinate shoots • Working with other brands

Education

2008

BA honors in Drama

The University of Exeter

Sep 2005 - Aug 2008
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • 2:1 Bachelors Degree Also Captain of Ski Club / Club promotor

2004

Acting Foundation Part-time

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

Jun 2004 - Oct 2004
  • New York, United States
  • Summer course at Drama School in New York City - studying dramatic arts, voice, physical theatre, acting on film, scriptwriting etc.

2005

BTEC National Diploma Performing Arts

The BRIT School

Sep 2003 - Aug 2005
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 3 Distinctions