Sean Stephenson

Managing Director

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  • LocationPeterborough, United Kingdom

About me

 

• Outstanding communication skills; confident and concise in interacting with individuals on all levels. Adept at working both under own initiative and as an excellent team player. • Dedicated to promoting music and discovering new talent • Computer literate, excellent working knowledge of a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. • Highly regarded for a positive attitude and an ability to think laterally, taking a creative approach to problem solving with confidence and accuracy. • Committed to providing high quality service through consistent communication and market awareness. • Visually imaginative and creative with strong research skills, a good eye for detail and an appreciation of social and cultural influences.

Skills

 

  • Creative Event
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Music Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Promotional Event
  • Coordination
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning

Work history

2015

Managing Director & Events Coordinator

Chibuku Shake Shake Circus

Aug 2013 - Sep 2015
  • Managing director Chibuku & Events Coordinator Circus Full Marketing and promotion of Chibuku Arts and Circus through online channels (Social networking sites, e – shots, websites, street presence (posters and flyers) print (magazine and newspaper, radio. Assistant booker, liaising and negotiating with agents for acts for Chibuku & Circus events Booking suitable local talent and working with smaller nights on our projects Liaising with venues to ensure we deliver shows of the highest quality Planning and delivering production of a events up to 3,500 capacity with up to four stages Overseeing site build and deconstruction: PA, lighting erection, toilets, bars, artist logistics and ingress of customers into events Site logistics and show management: On/off site access, daily load in, performance itineraries, stage delivery, backline delivery Drawing up and working to budgets Overseeing a team of stage managers, artist liaison, accreditation, box office, crew, sound & light engineers and promotional staff Handling a team of five with daily operational tasks for Chibuku and Circus Handling accounts and being responsible for banking liaising with accountants

2013

Promotions Coordinator & Artist Liaison Manager

Chibuku Shake Shake Circus

Aug 2007 - Sep 2013
  • • Coordinating all promotion for Chibuku/Circus/ in the northwest • Liaising with artist agencies and management when advancing shows • Updating websites, producing online bulletins and maintaining all social networking sites • Co-coordinating a small team to help the running of events • Event Logistics & operations • Running and managing a promotional street team staff

2013

Artist Logistics Manager

Parklife Festival

May 2012 - Jun 2013
  • • Coordinating all on and off site artist logistics for Parklife festival Manchester (Last year at Platt Fields & first year at Heaton Park) • Liaising with head of artist liaison for Parklife with all artist transfers to and from Parklife site and any particular information regarding key artists • Liaising with Parklife drivers, ensuring they were in the right place at the right time for artist transfers • Liaising with my assistant ensuring he was communicating with stage managers and artist liaison staff when artists were due to come on and off site

2011

Artist Liaison Manager

The Warehouse Project

Jul 2011 - Dec 2011
  • • Working closely with artist(e)s agencies when advancing shows • Co-coordinating a small team to help advancing shows & running of the shows themselves • Routing and booking appropriate travel for artist(e)s • Keeping a budget for costs spent within artist liaison • Ensuring all artist(e)s looked after with due diligence to ensure a successful show

Education

2006

Media Professional Studies with TV Music

Liverpool John Moores University

Aug 2003 - May 2006