Rebecca Mead

Programme Coordinator

  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me


I am a creative, self-motivated, excellent communicator with strong interpersonal, organisational and time management skills, who enjoys a challenge & can work independently or in groups. I am a high-achiever with a positive attitude, sense of humour, assertiveness and the desire to become successful. I am extremely passionate about the arts and have a number of years experience working in events, marketing, film, journal-ism, PR, social media, publicity, promotions, volunteer coordination, youth engagement, communications and administration.



  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Music
  • Administration
  • Customer Services
  • Design
  • Project Management
  • Media
  • Communications
  • Photography
  • Sales
  • Supervisor
  • Volunteer Management
  • Programme Coordination

Work history


Programme Coordinator

Young Film Academy

Aug 2014
  • • Coordinating practical filmmaking workshops & teacher training in 80+schools per year • Manage 20+ freelance tutors, organise DBS checks, schedules, timetables, transport, accommodation, technical requirements • Manage the internship programme, update the job spec, arrange interviews and coordinate the in-terns projects / workload • Liaising with clients, partners & potential partners, directors, schools, teachers, tutors, networking, research ideas to further the company’s growth, update contact lists, collect testimonials & evaluations, record participation statistics, assist with current and future project plans • Admin, PA, bookings, petty cash, credit card, finance, invoicing, Apple & Windows packages, up-date Dropbox folders, diary management, fielding phone calls, emails, mail merge, printing labels, working on multiple databases, posting, scanning, • Packing, renting, fixing, purchasing, insurance & inventory of media equipment • Attending schools as assistant tutor, take photographs • Marketing through direct mail campaigns, e-newsletters via MailChimp, schools conference events, website management & development, update social media platforms, editing via Adobe • Assist with the coordination of the BFI Film Academy, courses, film screenings & private parties


Event Assistant

The Old Church

Aug 2014
  • • Front of house, ticket sales, bar, stewarding, health & safety, stocking supplies, liaising with hirers, volunteer coordinator, marketing, assisting arts workshops


Youth Work Administrator

GFS Platform

May 2014 - Aug 2014
  • • Marketing, customer service, admin, PA, finance, dealing with confidential matter, risk assessments, meetings, booking travel, accommodation, lunches, proof-reading, minute-taking


Project Assistant ’better Than Life


May 2014 - Jun 2014
  • • Marketing, social media, photography, box office, ticketing, front of house, customer service, admin, basic IT support


Project Assistant ’kickstart Festival

Propel Youth Arts WA

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • • Marketing, social media, web listings, artist liaison, volunteer coordinator, admin


Producing Assistant & Publicist ’fringe World

Barefaced Stories

Dec 2013 - Feb 2014
  • • Producing, coordinating workshops, payments, cancellations, ticket sales, admin • Publicity, social media, media releases, e-newsletters, web listings, press interviews, press clip-pings, print & distribution of flyers


Events Assistant

Various Music Festivals

Jan 2007 - Dec 2013
  • • Assistant stage manager, backstage assistant, runner, volunteer coordinator, ticketing, photography, admin, VIP, ushering, box office, room managing, sound tech


Box Office Sales Assistant Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Red 61

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
  • • Ticketing, sales, cash handling, customer service, complaints, admin, postage


Head Administrator


Nov 2009 - Jul 2013
  • • Events, data entry, customer service, HR, PA, admin, meetings, bookings, post, basic IT support, minute-taking, maintaining the tidiness of the office, ensuring all stocks were kept full


Sales & Marketing Leader

Galaxy Marketing

Aug 2009 - Nov 2009
  • • Face to face sales, marketing, training & supervising new employees, up-selling, self-management



Bakers Delight

Mar 2002 - May 2009
  • • HR, customer service, sales, admin, supervising, up-selling, merchandising, finance, rostering


Festival Assistant ’hyper Festival

City of Swan

Jan 2007 - May 2009
  • • Planning, production, line-ups, programming, publicity, marketing, promotion, volunteer coordinator, photography, admin