Assist with planning your event.

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What you get with this Offer

I can help you plan your event from start to finish - my expertise lies in all aspects of outdoor shows & festivals, balls, weddings, and conferences. I work for £250/day remotely, or with expenses paid if you'd like me to come to you in the UK. If you just want advice for one day that is fine - though happy to work multiple days.

I am an energetic pro-active self-starter with a proven track record for large and small event management. I am highly organised and efficient, with a thorough and precise approach to projects which has yielded excellent results. I have a strong client/customer focus with outstanding communication skills.

My Achievements:

• Show Director for the Rutland County Show. Income from gate grew £16,000 - £57,000 in 5 years, sponsorship £4,000 - £30,000 Turnover in this period £82,000 to £155,000.
• Re-vamped and Developed new admin system for all aspects of the County show; Livestock & Equine classes, Trade & Craft stands, Membership and Sponsorship.
• Introduced new bar and catering policies concentrating on the trend for locally produced and street food
• Produced an up-dated marketing plan for the site and show including literature, social media, website and drone videos
• Developed new health and safety policies for the show and site in line with the current legislation particularly the new CDM rules for outdoor events.
• As Commercial Director for the brand-new Rutland Showground I established a new client base for the 150-acre site achieving an income growth to £72,000 in 3 years.
• Liaised and Managed the 3 sports club tenants (Rugby, football and Pony Club)
• Reported directly to a board of trustees
• Managed 50 volunteers and 3 employed personnel.

Let me help you make your event a success.

"No way of thinking or doing, however ancient, can be trusted without proof"
Josh Billings, pen name of Henry Wheeler Shaw (1818 – 1885, American humour writer and lecturer)

My proof: Please go to the Rutland Show website for pictures and video content of what i can deliver. I was Show & Commercial Director for the new 150 acre Showground for 5 years - solely in charge of the site and show. Please note i no longer work here so this is just for reference only.

Happy to answer any queries you have.

I look forward to working with you.

Kindest regards

Emma Dodds

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What the Freelancer needs to start the work

As many details of your event as you can give including: Date, title or theme, number of visitors, venue, budget, planning already in place.