Siobhan Pridgeon

Senior Awards Manager

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsProducer - Event Manager - Operations Manager

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Skills

  • Events
  • Film
  • TV
  • Presenting
  • Budgeting
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Games Digital
  • Children’s Media
  • Managing Teams

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • D&AD

    D&AD

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    • Design & Creative
  • BAFTA

    BAFTA

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    • Film
  • W

    Women in Film and Television

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    Work history

    Currently

    Senior Awards Manager

    D&AD

    Jan 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Programme management of the D&AD Awards; driving innovation in awards products, engagement with the industry and development of industry partners. Managing category review and overseeing associated documents. Developing strategies to engage pipeline of quality entries. Overseeing the recruitment, communications and logistics of 250 global creatives for judging event. Ensuring efficient and robust judging processes are implemented. Developing opportunities to showcase winning work, and managing the project team. Project management of D&AD Impact Awards in NYC, with a focus on entry and judging, alongside programme partners at Advertising Week NY.

    2017

    Senior Awards Officer

    BAFTA

    Dec 2012 - Jan 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • As Senior Awards Officer, my primary role was to project manage two of the five London based award ceremonies - BAFTA Children’s and BAFTA TV Craft - from establishing the categories through to delivery of the final events. Responsibilities included - Developing and implementing the strategy; Category development; Identifying and maximising potential new revenue streams; Overseeing committees of senior industry stakeholders; Overseeing and managing robust entry, voting and jury processes; Managing ticket sales and invoicing; Talent liaison; Event logistics; Writing nomination/winner press releases; Leading project teams.

    2012

    Awards & Events Producer

    Women in Film and Television

    Jun 2010 - Dec 2012
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Key responsibilities included: o Event management of the Women in Film & Television Awards (900 + attendees) o Securing partnerships for the WFTV Awards and for special events throughout the year o Managing relationships with all Awards suppliers and negotiating discounts on services o Implementing campaign-led events and strategy focusing on industry diversity o Producing follow-up reports on events and initiatives; detailing budgets and attendance profiles o Establishing and overseeing all booking and invoicing processes for the WFTV Awards o Developing and maintaining relationships with long-term sponsors, including Sky, BBC, ITV, and Pinewood Studios o Overseeing the scheduling, production and activity of the weekly events for members o Coordinating activity at international festivals, managing travel arrangements and producing marketing materials Carried out 6-week attachment with New York Women in Film & TV, managing the Designing Women Awards in 2012 at Macy’s department store.

    Education

    2010

    BA (Hons) Music, Theatre & Entertainment Management: First Class

    Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

    Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
    • Liverpool, United Kingdom