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Culture and Music Manager

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Social Media Marketing Manager - Event Marketing Manager


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About me

An experienced creative professional with several year’s experience in events and marketing with Brands. I have worked with leading corporations and brands ie Red Bull, BBC and Most recently programmed and project co-ordinated Bacardi Rums four-part series which has been nominated for three Brand film festival awards this year. I have developed an extensive contact book within the UK and internationally in different areas ranging from artist managers, agents, record labels and media groups. I am a Strong relationship builder and enjoy merging brands with artist to engage consumers. Highly motivated


  • Artist Booking
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Events
  • Coordinating Events
  • Creative Events
  • Beauty Events
  • Agency Management
  • Event Organising
  • Travel Management
  • Budegt Management

Work history


music and culture manager

Monster Energy Europe Ltd

Sep 2017 - Mar 2018
  • Greenford, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Managing Creative venue space. • Delivered a high-energy quality brand experience through activation by curating a full calendar programme across 12 months, focused on Electronic & Hip-Hop music and urban street culture • Programme festivals with talent within £100,000 budget. • Curate music projects for 360 brand approach. • Oversee budget for creative space and signoffs. • Generate new contracts and contract negotiate deals. • Actively network and build new contacts for potential brand synergy. • Create and Implant brand strategy. • Manage digital and online content team to create KPI’s for all activations. • Up to date with current youth, music culture trends and relate this to the business. • Responsible for identifying and managing partnerships with 3rd party brands, across both marketing and commercial projects. Including music artist, influencers, managers.


music and culture consultant


May 2017 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Bacardi Rum - Sound Of Rum • Contribute Innovative concepts to deliver brand brief confidently. • Responsible for delivering brand legal requirements and contracting signed compilation. • Manage music talent programming in relation to brand brief. • Organise and managing locations in international markets, to deliver clients brief • Accurately Budget forecast pre and post documentary compilation. Which was achieved by implementing realistic budgets to match brand expectations. • Organising travel and accommodation for team of 14 crew. • Responsible for Booking international and Local Music Talent • Contract negotiation • Staff Briefing and managing a team of 13 staff • On long film days keeping the team motivated • Organising TV Production schedule • Flexibility to adjust to different time zones and manage client expectations


music and culture consultant

Red Bull

May 2015 - Aug 2017
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Music Talent Programmer and booker, this included regular UK and international meetings with managers, artist and stakeholders across the business within the UK office and international offices. • Having the ability to recognise Music artist potential brand partnership. Pitch artist to the wider business. • Budget management of £500,000 (including different currency). • Develop activation brief • Booking accommodation, flights, transportation. • Responsible for all UK/US Visa documentation this includes working with in house and third party immigration services. • Accurately managing visa requirements for brand and artist to achieve deadlines. • Confidently negotiate with artist managers and agents which achieved budget savings. • Supporting in house communication team with deliverable assets and content including third party companies this included BBC and Spotify. • Co-ordinated artist projects including booking Red Bull studio for rehearsal, managing Itinerary for nine people. • Artist Liaison with artist/managers including Gigs, Sneakbo, J Huss, Sean Paul, Drake, Krept and Konan, Kyla, Donaeo, Fuse ODG, Cadet, Busy Signal,Tory Lanez , Waka Flocka and Wizkid. • Managing and processing o2 venue accreditation system. • Solve problems quick and efficiently.