Arts Event CV

Creative music event programmer and project manager with leadership experience having directed successful music and multi-cultural events plus educational courses for all ages. Communications expert with extensive experience running productive marketing and PR campaigns. Good team leader, managing and motivating teams of up to five staff. Award winning small business owner, growing web design agency through effective business, budgetary and financial management skills. Currently seeking role as a Project or Event Manager / Director in a music, arts or cultural organisation.

Key Achievements and experience
Music Event Programmer
Successfully programmed major music and performance events in Trafalgar Square, Hyde Park and Regents Park, featuring international artists, bands and dance troups meeting tight budgets
Project Management
Full complement of project and event management skills from scoping to implementation and evaluation, with over 11 years experience.
Marketing and Communications
Experience in designing and developing interactive websites, running marketing campaigns and designing and producing marketing materials within strict budgets.

Music, Arts, Culture and Heritage
Passion for and understanding of arts and culture in the UK including music, visual arts, performance and theatre with particular interest in diversity and ethnicity.
Princes Trust Business of the Year 2001 for Northern Ireland
Shell Livewire Commended Business, 2000

Employment History
Jewish Music Institute SOAS, London 09/2003 - 12/2008
Assistant Director / Head of Communications
Infinet Design, Belfast and London 01/1999 - 09/2003
Self Employed, Director
The Programmes Group, Northampton 09/1990 - 09/1991
Direct Marketing Executive

Education and Qualifications
Birkbeck College, University of London 01/09 - 03/09
P/T Arts Administration and Management (Cert HE) - 73%
Queen's University, Belfast 1997 - 2002
PhD Carbon Content of Peatlands in Northern Ireland
University of North Wales, Bangor 1994 - 1995
M.Sc. Marine Environmental Protection
London Guildhall University, London 1991 - 1994
B.A. Hons Environmental Policy and Management - First Class

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