- London, GB
- £20 /hr
- Available now
I have significant project management and production experience in commercial and theatre environments.
A skilled communicator and marketer, I regularly produce and managemore...I have significant project management and production experience in commercial and theatre environments.
A skilled communicator and marketer, I regularly produce and manage copy and creative communications for various brands, clients and productions.
I am a creative and strategic thinker who has developed new enterprise brands and businesses and has a great proficiency with digital technology.
Area Covered: London
Work Experience Summary: PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
April 2010 • May 2010
Old Vic Theatre, London - Old Vic New Voices’ series of events around the main stage play • Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing
Project Manager and OVNV Producer, The Real Thing
Managed (from planning through to evaluation) a series of themed events (master classes, expert workshops, panel discussions, debates and stage productions) around the theme of the main stage play
Planned and produced all online engagement activity around the project and individual events on cross media platforms (ie.hosted live twitter debates and fostered online participation from US network in live events)
Create and orchestrate online and offline press and marketing of each event.
Organise structure and content of events (for example: women in theatre debate; theatrical misdemeanors panel discussion; acting (physical and vocal); directing, writing workshops
Budgeted for events, ensuring best pricing and negotiating with suppliers
Manage relationships with contractors and other departments (in respect of filming, online activity, production, finance, art work etc.)
Conduct desk, qualitative and quantitative research in support of project
Completed risk assessments and evaluations
Recommended marketing and communications timelines for project development and department analysis
Produced two staged performances of devised and text based work at The Old Vic Theatre
September 2009 • present
Stellar Network, London - www.stellarnetwork.com
A community of creatives directors, writers, actors and producers working in theatre, film, television and digital media.
Digital Producer and Event Manager
Manage online community contributions and editorial policy
Establish content in the online community
Write and source quality content and contributions to the blog, newsletter and website.
Maintain social media feeds and online presences
Create and manager the user experience/member journey
Creating, running and delivering events - match events to the brand and creating excitement around it
Managing sponsors, donors and projects throughout their lifecycle
Innovating new event ideas with the network team to generate revenue
Oversee a production plan to ensure everything is delivered to deadlines, including trouble-shooting
Managing planning, budgeting and execution of events (including advertising, marketing, digital, design, print, and promotions).
December 2009 - present (freelance basis)
Promise Corp and Promise Communities - The world’s largest co-creation company, Promise works with companies/brands and their consumers to create value through insights, new strategies and innovation.
Research and Business Development Associate for Promise Online Communities
Analyse and evaluate the needs and wants of bespoke online communities in tandem with project briefs
Create viral content for clients from contributions of community members.
Present community finding results
Support and document co-creation session/workshops/project meetings with brands
Analyse and collate discussions for topic development and client analysis
Contribute ideas and research insight into the process
Conduct desk, qualitative and quantitative research in support of consultant projects
Contact and develop relationships with FMCG companies and brands
Develop strategies for Business Development for Promise Communities
Analyse PR opportunities for business
Prepare deck for meetings
Old Vic Theatre, London - A collaborative multi-media event based on themes from the play Inherit the Wind.
’· Innovated and developed online engagement and marketing campaign for event
’· Creative development of show content; in particular an interactive debate around science (“Is science
’· Instructed stage management and technical teams on staging requirements
Produced project time plan, scheduling of all trades throughout pre production and delivery phases
’· Media relations: press release writing, content for distribution
May 2007 • July 2009
ammado, London - A global technology company, using social media to connect individuals, non-profits and socially responsible companies together, conduct fundraising, employee gviing, consumer engagement and campaigning in one space.
Business/Brand Development UK
Created, developed and account managed a portfolio of non-profits organisations, socially responsible companies using the social media tools on the ammado platform, guiding their creative usage.
’· Facilitated and developed online strategies for non-profit and socially responsible company\'s e-campaigns and community engagement.
’· Liaised with the technical development team to facilitate synergy between production efforts, and shape development iteration with respect to content and functionality
’· Spoke at conferences and events on topics, including: web 2.0; leveraging technology for social change; digital storytelling; corporate social responsibility; non-profit and company collaboration
Wrote dynamic blog entries, case studies and proposals and developed blogger relations
Produced and hosted audio podcasts on social change
’· Communicated ammado to the non-profit, third sector, ethical business and mainstream press in the UK: originated and maintained multi-media news pages and items
’· Presentation of pitches, proposals, capability statements and other client presentations and seminar materials
Briefed designers and quality controlled all work
’· Oversaw media relations in the UK; generated related and relevant news stories, background analysis and features in text (blog and articles for other publications), video (vlog and interviews), audio (podcast)
July 2006 • April 2007
Equator Media, London - a social marketing, youth marketing, online marketing and social media agency.
’· Managed and supported management on a diverse portfolio of client accounts: in social marketing campaigns; the innovative use of technology, media and communications; development communications; youth; issue-based campaigns (including environmental consultancies, charities and development organisations, and broadcasters)
’· Supported and advised on the creative construct of websites, e-campaigns; video news for clients: produced and coordinated social media platforms, user-generated video, photographic and editorial content (on issues such as health, social enterprise, and environment)
Identifying ways of inspiring and engaging new audiences around major client\'s work (for example on behalf a health charity)
’· Advised on developing best practices with respect to online communications
’· Developed and supported accurate and comprehensive and project budgets
’· Produced and coordinated live events with online engagement facilities (conferences, panel discussions, entertainment)
Wrote content for blogs and website as well as proposals and research papers
Focus on improving client and agency SEO
Analysed marketing successes and failures
New Business remit
KCD (Keeble Cavaco & Duka), New York - http://www.kcdworldwide.com
A prominent fashion public relations and event production firm.
Production Assistant (Fashion)
Assessed and interpreted the vision of the client with respect to New York Fashion Week shows
Interfaced with designer\'s teams and provide and clear and appropriate flow of information between KCD and remote teams.
Liaised with production manager to support as appropriate the delivery of all tasks
Coordinated meetings and communicated specific production issues; provided live updates.
Timetabled remote teams\' activities and co-ordinated post-show industry entertainment event.
2009/2010 Broadenings by Peter Dunne: Commissioned and developed, directed and produced (Lost Theatre)
2010 Shell Game by Catie O\'Keefe: Developed for stage (Gin in the Tea)
PUBLICATIONS & WRITING
Author of applied research on social entrepreneurship BBC World Service Trust ’(The BBC\'s international charity, using the creative power of media to reduce poverty & promote human rights)
Writer to online publication Think Big Be Big Entrepreneurs (A business information platform dedicated to collaborative learning and shared knowledge)
Writer to Arts Professional on the topic of Top Websites (Arts Professional is a magazine, an online resource and a meeting point for people in the arts who share priorities and values)
Languages: English (native) Irish (Fluent) French (working knowledge)
Media skills: Journalism; pre-production and planning; production; photography (both digital and traditional); radio production; video and film editing
Technical skills: Microsoft Office applications; Adobe Photoshop; Basic HTML; Premiere; Windows; Mac OS X; CRM; Factiva; MediaMap; Lexis-Nexis; Filemaker Pro; Excel; SPSS- statistics; Catchpole; Jumpcut
Education Summary: EDUCATION
February 2006 • To date: London School of Journalism - PGDip Broadcast Journalism and News Writing
Sept 2005 - 2006: London School of Economics and Political Science - MSc Media and Communications
Oct 2001 - 2005: Trinity College Dublin - BA History
Speech and Drama training, LSMDA, Dublin
Arts, Theatre and Production, Dublin Youth Theatre, Dublin
Piano and Music Theory, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Grade 8 level
Specialist Subjects: Senior reporting, Filing copy, Media Law, Feature and Specialist writing, Sub-editing and design, Editing, News broadcasting.
Sept 2005 - 2006:
Master of Science in Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science
Specialist Subjects: Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications, Advanced Methods of Research in Media and Communications, Cultural Constructions of the Body, The Audience in Media and Communications, Current Issues in Media and Communications.
Thesis Subject: âï¿½ï¿½Information Communications Technology, Development and Poverty Alleviation in South Africa.âï¿½ï¿½
Oct 2001 - 2005:
Bachelor of Arts in History (Political Science), Trinity College Dublin
Specialist Subjects: Contemporary Political Theories; History of Political Thought; Cultural and Political Studies; The origins of the French Revolution; History and Heritage.
Thesis Subject: âï¿½ï¿½A re-examination of the Historiographical Analyses Carried Out on the Work of Essayist and Historian Thomas Carlyle.âï¿½ï¿½
Copy Writer, Project Manager, Business Development Manager, Producer