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Sophie Thompson

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Production & Project Manager - Consultant

Skills

  • Marketing PR
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Festival
  • Account Management
  • Budgeting
  • Client Services
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Event Execution
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Ideas Development

Work history

Currently

Founder & Director

Hackney Arts

Jun 2016
  • Freelance
  • Hackney Arts is an arts, social and community platform aiming to share skills, connect people and support local artists. We are a social enterprise with a commitment to helping the Hackney borough. I founded the company in early 2016 and we continue to grow through a series of local events and workshops. I manage all sides of the business, including social media, communications, business strategy, financial planning and event management.

2016

Project Manager

Candlestar

Aug 2014 - Jul 2016
  • Full Time
  • Project Manager for cultural consultancy working in visual arts and education. Key member of art fair Photo London team. Main Project Manager for the Syngenta Photography Award and exhibition. Skills: event management, staff management, client liaison, sponsor liaison, budgeting, writing proposals, award management.

2012

Project & Tours Coordinator

Avalon Entertainment

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Full Time
  • Management of tours and projects for wide range of live clients. Schedule management and advancing for major tours. Hiring tour managers and freelance teams. Assistant Producer at Edinburgh Fringe Festival including managing street promotional team and technical teams. Budgeting and financial projections. Monitoring sales and excel database work.

Education

2009

Combined Social Sciences (philosophy, Politics, Geography

Durham University

Aug 2006 - Jun 2009
  • First Class Honours