An experienced and dynamic freelance eventprofessional with four years’ experience inmanaging my own events and working aselection of roles at large outdoor eventsincluding; volunteer, artist, sponsorship andsite management.Soon to become a graduate from an EventManagement degree at Southampton SolentUniversity and specifically aiming to add toand develop my experience working in sitemanagement.
Managed the sponsorshiparrangements for Southsea Fest2012.
This included; forming astrategy and management plan,writing proposals and contracts, andliaising with brands.During the event I managed thedistribution of sponsor branding andvarious on-site activation initiativesand I concluded the sponsorshipprogramme by scheduling and holdingwrap-up meetings with the sponsorspost-event.
Managed the site infrastructureat the Bupa Great South Run2012.
This included the on-site co-ordination and supervision of eventinfrastructure and overlay.
Managed and administered 180volunteers and 5 supervisors atFestibelly 2012.
Brought in as areplacement post recruitment stage,this covered the roles; site build andbreak, decor, litter picking, bar staff,box office, car park, merchandise anda number of other small roles.
EDUCATION, AWARDS &LICENCES
2010 - 2013 -
BA Events Management,
Southampton Solent University.Amongst others, units included;
Strategy for Business,
Risk Management in Events,
Financial Planning andReporting,
Organisational Behaviour and,
Full / Clean UK Car Licence.
EDI Level 2 Award forPersonal Licence Holders
NPORS Masted Rough TerrainForklift Ticket Holder
Full / Clean UK MotorcycleLicence.
Certified in Basic First Aid.
BTEC National Diploma MusicTechnology,
May ’11 - Pres.
NckStks Event Services,National.
Feb ’08 - May ’11.
Event Creator /Manager
Zebedee Events, Portsmouth.
July ’09 - July ‘12.
The Jolly Sailor,
Dec ’09 - May ‘10.
The White Horse,
Oct ’08 - May ‘09.
Havana Cafe Bar, Southsea.
Association of IndependentFestival’s Structural & Crowd SafetyConference