Sam McDermott

Event Manager

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsEvent Assistant - Event Manager

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About me

Highly ambitious and proactive within the music industry. Able to identify opportunities and produce forward-thinking concepts whilst prioritising responsibilities. Resourceful, logical and adaptable.

Skills

  • Event Magagement
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Ableton
  • Radio Presenting
  • Djing
  • Curation
  • Communication

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  • Ace Hotel

    Ace Hotel

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    Pineal Sounds

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      Pack London

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        The Castle, Harrow

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        Work history

        Currently

        Local Crew

        Stage Miracles

        Apr 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Setting up production for large scale events and festivals around London. Working with technicians on rigging audio systems, lighting, video, staging and backline. Carrying out show-calls on the event, changing over bands and set on a tight time constraint and operating the occasional spotlight.

        Currently

        Creative Brand Member

        Pineal Sounds

        Dec 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Organising events in various venues around East London by contacting venues, booking artists, and coordinating with other brand members on incorporating visual elements to the event. Liaising with other creatives on collaborating with the brand, working with a menswear designer William Francis Green on a merchandise showcase piece. Most recently curated and released Pineal Sounds' bootleg tracks compilation - Texture Pack, sourcing tracks from several artists around the UK & Europe. Hosting a regular radio show on Radar Radio, arranging guest slots for the show and constantly unearthing new and relevant music to feature on the show.

        2017

        Assistant Stage Manager

        Eye of the Storm

        Jul 2017 - Jul 2017
        • United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Assisting Stage Manager on the smooth running of festival stages. Liaising with Artists & Performers during the show making sure the acts are being looked after. Coordinating with technicians for act change-overs, ensuring the stage is striked and set correctly between acts on time.

        2016

        Events Management Intern

        Pack London

        Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Marketing and promoting large scale events around the UK using a variety of digital marketing strategies including social media extensively, mailing lists and communicating with online magazines & blogs. Contacting agents to book artists for upcoming events and finding relevant supporting acts to fill the line ups. Basic Photoshop and HTML editing for website upkeep.

        2017

        Apr 2015 - Feb 2017
        • Harrow, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Duty managing a team of staff, ensuring the pub is operating smoothly with attention on effective customer service and employee presentation. Maintaining the upkeep of the public area, the bar, and the cellar. Conditioning the ales and rotating stock ensuring minimal wastage. Trusted key and safe code holder, cashing up during the opening and closing of the pub. Occasionally running errands such as banking the safe and paying newspaper subscriptions.

        Education

        2014

        Sep 2012 - May 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Composition & performance. Studies of music culture, history and business.