Nick Crow

Cultural Events Team

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

I am a well-qualified Events and Project Manager experienced in organising high quality and original cultural and commercial public events. I have developed a breadth of knowledge in the day-to-day management of both small and large projects, including organisational development, operations, health and safety, programming, sustainability management and marketing. I have an innovative and hardworking approach and a commitment to unique, exciting events.

Skills

 

  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Concert
  • Creative Event
  • Experiential
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Music Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Social Event
  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Direction
  • Environment

Work history

Currently

Cultural Events Team

Chelmsford City Council

Nov 2011
  • Duties include: - Assisting in the strategic and creative direction of all events to ensure commercial success. - A sound knowledge of issues and risks involved in every aspect of event management, including programming, detailed site planning and management, budget management, sponsor coordination and the generation of income. - Responsible for artist liaison, talent and trader coordination including drawing up and completing contracts, invoices and payment. - Drafting copy and event artwork; liaising with both graphic and print designers to ensure the target and wider audience is enticed through event publicity. - Co-ordinating the recruitment and training of event volunteers. - Working alongside high profile international artists (including Voala project, Malabar, The Correspondents, Public Service Broadcasting) Outcomes include: - A restructuring of the evaluation process with a focus on constant project evaluation to ensure continued success of event processes. - Initiation and development of the expansion of social media strategy and presence to ensure maximum audience reach. - Project coordinator of ‘How to manage your event’ guide; a brochure for community organisations to promote cultural development in the locality. - Working alongside outdoor art organisation ISAN, co-ordinated, managed and successfully obtained the Industry Green Award for the team. This involved the development and implementation of environmental management and waste processes. Projects Include: Chelmsford welcomes the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, Sparks will Fly: Essex Finale, V Festival, ESSEXstreetdiversions:10th Anniversary, International Day for People with Disabilities, Christmas light switch on, Twilight Spectacle, The 3foot People Festival, The Fling Festival, Sensation: Festival of the Senses.

2013

Production Assistant

Ian Nolan Events

Apr 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Supporting pre event planning, project feasability and project management. Supporting management of onsite production office Handling, liaising and working alongside contractors, production and MD Projects include: Next Tour, Christmas Light Night festival, Oxford’s May Day and Lord Mayors Parade Celebrations, Arcane, Truck and Wood Music Festivals.

2010

Site & Stage Manager Assistant

Jersey Live Festival

Aug 2010 - Aug 2010
  • Assisting in load in and set up of event site. Supporting stage management on the main stage alongside high end artists (Biffy Clyro, Paul Weller). Including stage set up for swift change overs. Supporting artist liaison with handling and rider completion.

2010

Production Tech Assistant

Womad

Jun 2010 - Jun 2010
  • Part of team completing technical requirements, stages are fully equipped, and stage managers have all the information they required. Involved with handling of technical production office Working alongside Britannia Row and others in ensuring all the right backline is available and at the correct stages.

2010

Production Assistant

Cornbury Music Festival

May 2013 - Jun 2010
  • Organising general admin. Supporting event production involvement of site load in/ load out. Working alongside artist liaison and stage management with high profile artists (including Newton Faulkner and Buddy Guy).

Cultural Events Team

Chelmsford City Council

Oct 2011
  • Duties include: - Assisting in the strategic and creative direction of all events to ensure commercial success. - A sound knowledge of issues and risks involved in every aspect of event management, including programming, detailed site planning and management, budget management, sponsor coordination and the generation of income. - Responsible for artist liaison, talent and trader coordination including drawing up and completing contracts, invoices and payment. - Drafting copy and event artwork; liaising with both graphic and print designers to ensure the target and wider audience is enticed through event publicity. - Co-ordinating the recruitment and training of event volunteers. - Working alongside high profile international artists (including Voala project, Malabar, The Correspondents, Public Service Broadcasting) Outcomes include: - A restructuring of the evaluation process with a focus on constant project evaluation to ensure continued success of event processes. - Initiation and development of the expansion of social media strategy and presence to ensure maximum audience reach. - Project coordinator of ‘How to manage your event’ guide; a brochure for community organisations to promote cultural development in the locality. - Working alongside outdoor art organisation ISAN, co-ordinated, managed and successfully obtained the Industry Green Award for the team. This involved the development and implementation of environmental management and waste processes. Projects Include: Chelmsford welcomes the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, Sparks will Fly: Essex Finale, V Festival, ESSEXstreetdiversions:10th Anniversary, International Day for People with Disabilities, Christmas light switch on, Twilight Spectacle, The 3foot People Festival, The Fling Festival, Sensation: Festival of the Senses.

Education

2011

MSc Cultural Event Management

Demontfort University

Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
  • Distinction Achieved

2010

Historical Studies

Leicester University

Aug 2007 - Jun 2010
  • 2:1 Achieved

Awards

2013

IOSH Health and Safety

2013

Managing Crowds Safely