Paula Gonzalez
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Paula Gonzalez

Events ProfessionalLondon, United Kingdom
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Paula Gonzalez
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Paula Gonzalez

Events ProfessionalLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • Lions Entertainment Launch
    Lions Entertainment Launch
Work history
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    Senior Awards ManagerCannes Lions
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Launching and managing the awards competition for the newly launched Lions Entertainment. This included: -Researching industry experts in the field of Entertainment including the music, sports and gaming industry to develop the categories and raise awareness. -Creating a database of potential entrants, reaching out to them and follow through to completion of participation. -Managing a team of four to quality control the 4000+ entries received (120% of target achieved). -Managing the judging process from the online preliminary round to the onsite 6 day judging in Cannes. -Expanding and managing Lions Entertainment to our three other international festivals: Dubai Lynx, Spikes Asia and Eurobest.
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    Cannes Lions logo
    Awards ManagerCannes Lions
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Responsible for management of all aspects of the Direct category for the Cannes Lions, Spikes Asia, Eurobest and Dubai Lynx festivals and awards. Including: -Managing a team of six, including recruitment and training to approve every submission to assess eligibility. -Build and maintain relationships with key contacts in the marketing and advertising industries. -Extensive marketing activities to attract and retain new customers. -Managed the specialist jury in Cannes, comprised of global CEO's and experts from leading advertising agencies, and facilitated the judging process on-site. -Managed a customer service team that provided advice on how to enter and what categories to submit to which required me to learn every aspect about the business.
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Skills
  • Spanish
  • Art Events
  • Festival Management
  • Administration
  • Event Organisation
  • Management
  • Award Submissions
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Events
Education
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    MA Media: Culture & PracticeUniversity of the West of England
     - Bristol, United Kingdom
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    Licenciatura en Traduccion e InterpretacionUniversidad de Granada
     - Granada, Spain
    (5 year languages degree)