Yasmine Balfour-Lynn

Production Assistant

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me


I am an ambitious and resourceful individual with a proactive attitude and a strong desire to establish a career within event production. Having just completed a month long placement with Block9, I am now seeking employment within a creative agency. A fast learner with the ability to take on high levels of responsibility, I very much enjoy working hands on, and would relish the opportunity to immerse myself in a suitably challenging role.



  • Visual Arts
  • Creative Event
  • Festival
  • Administration
  • Logistics
  • Set Design
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Production Assistant
  • Operations
  • Creative Production
  • Microsoft Excel Office Outlook
  • Indesign Photoshop

Work history


Event Management at Junior Level

Seeking Employment

Jun 2015


Production Assistant at Glastonbury Festival


May 2015 - May 2015
  • I was involved with administration such as; the distribution of festival tickets to all crew and artists prior to the festival, creating and managing the system for drink tokens, managing crew meal times and contributing to the documentation of the event in a log book. I aided with the smooth running of the field during the live event, reacting appropriately when incidents occured, and responded to queries at the production office. I also helped with artist liaison during the day, greeting artists and ensuring satisfactory preparation of caravans for their arrival.


Events Intern

GSP Events

Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Creating moodboards, aiding with the development of event concepts, sourcing and liaising with venues, researching and contacting suppliers, and sourcing and making inquiries into entertainment options. I was present as an assistant at all GSP London events on site. Responsibilities also included admin tasks such as arranging flights, accommodation and transport, organising couriers and deliveries and general office maintenance.


Programmer & Event Manager

Beacons Festival 2014

Jan 2014 - Jul 2014
  • I was responsible for programming and managing an arts tent (capacity of 160) across the Beacons Festival weekend, in collaboration with Village Bookstore. This involved sourcing and contacting potential artist contributors to provide workshops, lectures and film screenings. I recruited and managed a team of volunteers, to whom I delegated specific roles. I was also responsible for risk assessment, contingency planning, creating staff rotas and budget management.


Events Intern

Unrefined Events

Nov 2013 - May 2014
  • I was responsible for contributing toward developing the concept and aesthetic of Unrefined’s events. I was also involved with transforming their venues by using creative initiative and resourcefulness. My role was very hands on, as I initially trained as an illustrator and maker, I made bespoke pieces such as light boxes and signage to enhance their sets. I also administrated their social media pages across all platforms for their various brands.



Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management and PR

Fitzwilliam Institute

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
  • This diploma covered; budgeting, planning creative concepts, organising conferences, risk management, presentation skills, social marketing, PR strategies and optimum research techniques. My team created a successful pop-up cinema for the final live project module, raising a substantial profit for charity, and my overall grade was ‘Distinction’.


Visual Communication

Leeds College of Art and Design

Aug 2011 - May 2014


    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

    Camberwell College of Arts

    Aug 2010 - May 2011