Sarah Ardell

Festival Assistant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Creative Event
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Social Meda
  • Events Management
  • Google Drive
  • Festival and Events
  • Festival Communications

Work history

Currently

Festival Assistant

SohoCreate

May 2015
  • This role primarily involved assisting the production and operation managers, taking on a variety of tasks including: Liaising with creative businesses and professionals Stage Management Artist Liaison Data capture and data entry Set Design, prop sourcing and managing the logistics Assisting in the development of marketing strategies and PR Assisting in the planning and coordination of people during the festival Responding to general enquiries and admin

2015

Artist Manager & Label Assistant

3nd Records Ltd

Aug 2014 - Apr 2015
  • As an artist manager, my main role is to promote the artists and assist in their career development; advising on future career decisions. This included: Organising and booking shows Liaising with the Press and Media Writing press releases Overseeing social media activity.

2014

Intern

Vinyl Pimp

Apr 2014 - Aug 2014
  • My main role as an intern for Vinyl Pimp was to organise the business’ programme of events for Hackney WickED Arts Festival. This involved searching for new artists and talent to create an exciting and varied line up, and booking accordingly. As well as promoting the festival through multiple online platforms, social media outlets and guerrilla marketing techniques. Other duties included: Managing social media and digital marketing Creating digital promotional material General office work and admin Updating the vinyl database Assisting customers and clients with their enquiries Carrying out general shop duties, including till work and serving customers

2014

Artist Liaison & Stage Manager

Knee Deep

Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
  • This role involved: Artist Liaison Organising the stage timings Making sure the stage ran smoothly, keeping everyone aware of any problems and solving these issues on the spot.

2014

Promotional Staff

Street PR

Mar 2013 - Jul 2014
  • Ranging from street promotions to admin work, this involved a confidence and willingness to engage with customers and ability to adapt to the role.

2013

Gallery Assistant

POP

Apr 2013 - Aug 2013
  • This role involved: Researching artists and their work Artist Liaison Organising and promoting events from private views to gigs Assisting on gallery design for each exhibition Completing admin and sales Managing social media outlets Engaging with customers and promoting the work to external parties

Education

2015

Sociology

Goldsmiths, University of London

Aug 2013 - Apr 2015
  • BA

2012

Business, Textiles, Chemistry English

Bodmin College

Aug 2010 - May 2012
  • A Levels