- Minehead, GB
- £20 /hr
- Available now
I am highly experienced in the entertainment industry working various roles which include stage/production/tour & event management from small touring exhibition stands/showsmore...I am highly experienced in the entertainment industry working various roles which include stage/production/tour & event management from small touring exhibition stands/shows to large stage productions throughout the wold.
Area Covered: u.k. Middle east & far east asia
Work Experience Summary:
Personal Profile •
Mark has been in the commercial sector of the entertainment, event management, retail and hospitality for over 10 years working in the business sectors within the UK and Worldwide as an events organiser and production manager.
Career Profile •
Summer 2009 • Present
Concerts & Festivals - working on various shows and events as freelance, including Coldplay, Muse, Pink, as stage crew, assisting with the build of stage sets, scenery, lx and sound.
Disney XD UK Beach Soccer Tour - responsible for the logistics and on-site build at the launch of the new Disney Channel at various locations across the UK, including Oxford Street, London. Working in partnership with the England Beach Soccer Team.
July 2007 • April 2009 •
Trojan Taverns Ltd • General Manager of The York House Inn, Minehead in charge of overseeing all aspects of Bar, Hotel & Restaurant/Kitchen. Responsibilities included overall buying power, introducing various brands and managing a team of up to 20 staff. Also responsible for the entertainment programme three nights per week bringing in live acts/tributes. Introduced the Nuts Poker League, local darts, and pool and football teams into the bar.
January 2001 • May 2007 •
Based in Dubai, UAE as Production Manager for Universal Shows & Entertainment with responsibility for the following:
Dubai Shopping Festival • responsible for the pre-production and delivery of 2 x major branded stage shows each year between 2001 and 2005. These shows performed twice nightly at the major Municipality Parks for The Dubai Government and each ran for a month. The shows included Casper the Friendly Ghost, The Mask, Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, Aladdin, Beauty & The Beast, Jungle Book, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Treasure Island, Make Way For Noddy.
Dubai Summer Surprises • 2001 • 2006 • responsible for the pre-production and coordination of up to 6 events/mini shows per week for a period of 10 weeks throughout the summer period in various shopping malls and exhibition halls throughout Dubai and in addition at least 2/3 Opening Ceremonies to launch the themed weeks within the appropriate Government departments.
Dubai Ramadan • Various cultural and educational events during the Holy Month of Ramadan each evening for the Government Arts & Culture Department.
Dubai Madanat Theatre & Shopping Malls • independent from the government departments First Major Christmas Pantomime in Dubai Aladdin & his Magic Lamp and also various small Christmas shows within the Malls including Santa’s Grottos.
Worldwide • Pre-Production & Tour Manager for the following:
Muscat, Oman - two shows for their February Holiday Festival running for three weeks, Jungle Book and Ali Baba.
Doha, Qatar • various shows for their annual Festival including Teletubbies Interactive Event and Spider-man.
Bangkok & Chang Mai, Thailand • Peter Pan Stunt Show to celebrate 100 years of J.M Barrie’s creation. Performing over a period of one month.
San Juan, Puerto Rico, SA • Casper the Friendly Ghost Production Show in the main Basketball Stadium - Mario Morales Coliseum.
Surrey, UK • Spider-man Live Stunt Show at Thorpe Park one of the largest theme parks in the United Kingdom.
Wembley Arena, London, NEC Birmingham, SEC Glasgow, UK • Santa’s Kingdom Christmas Children’s Experience which ran for 3 weeks at each location and attracted over 1 million visitors.
Kent Music Festival, UK • which featured McFly, Girls Aloud, Lemar, G4, Katherine Jenkins & The London Philharmonic Orchestra. Logistics & Artiste coordination.
Education Summary: BIIAB Level 2 in Licensed Retail Operations & Certificate for Personal Holders
BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate in Licensed Retailing
Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering