Full Time Employment
SHOREDITCH TOWN HALL
Working for Shoreditch Town Hall, a venue and arts organisation focussed on producing and supporting new theatre, writing and site specific performances, I was responsible for the delivery of all commercial functions including venue hire, leases, front of house and bars.
CAMBERWELL ARTS FESTIVAL
As Chairman I was responsible for the running of the charity and delivery of the annual visual arts festival. This meant overseeing budget management, fundraising, community liaison, local authority relationships, curation, volunteer management and operational delivery.
LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY
During my time with the London Borough of Hackney I single handedly created the Hackney Venues brand, drawing together seven venues under one banner and taking them to market, increasing income by over 50% in two years. I also had full operational management of three of the venues.
UNIQUE VENUES OF LONDON
Working for this event and venue hire marketing consortium I had responsibility for web content management, social media and day-to-day running. The post afforded me the ability to work with some of the best venues, caterers and production companies in London.
At the British Museum I spanned both event management and event sales roles, delivering amazing corporate events for FTSE 250 companies and developing the business to achieve ambitious income targets.
LIGHTHOUSE, POOLE'S CENTRE FOR THE ARTS
At Lighthouse, I learned all I know about operational, front of house and event management, overseeing a 1600 seat auditorium and a 2500 seat concert hall.