Thames Festival Trust
Marketing Manager: Marketing | Press
June 2019 – current
Thames Festival Trust presents TOTALLY THAMES – an exciting, new month-long celebration of London’s river featuring arts, music and community festivals; colourful regattas; thrilling river races; foreshore archaeology, exploration, environmental and educational activities; as well as river-linked activities in London’s 17 riverside boroughs.
The Mayor’s Thames Festival (1996-2012)
Running 1996 – 2013, The Mayor’s Thames Festival was London’s largest free festival – a two-day outdoor celebration of London and the river Thames and a fantastic mix of art, spectacle and entertainment bringing over 800,000 Londoners together to celebrate their city and showcase London’s creativity.
Marketing Manager: Corporate Development | Events | Friends Scheme | Marketing | Press
August 2016 – July 2019
Brighton Fringe is the largest arts festival in England and one of the largest Fringe Festivals in the world. Brighton Fringe is an open access festival which we facilitate for participants and venues, covering 13 genres including everything from spoken word and classical music, to burlesque and avant garde theatre. In 2017, we helped to deliver 4601 performances of 1008 events across 168 venues. The festival had 555,518 people attend over its 4-week run.
Low Transit Industries
I have owned and operated three music businesses that have managed record label, music publishing, publicity, marketing and touring work for independent artists, as well as other record labels, around the world. Throughout these businesses I have worked towards developing long-term relationships with my artists, licensors and other industry partners, and have built an extensive network of contacts.
Marketing and Media Manager: Corporate Development | Events | Friends Scheme | Marketing | Press
August 2010 – October 2016
Trinity Theatre is a community arts theatre run in a converted church in Tunbridge Wells. The venue promotes over 550 film, music, dance, theatre, children’s shows, comedy and community events each year, as well as a gallery, bar and café. While I was at the venue, I redeveloped the marketing department and venue ticketing system. As a result, the size of their audience grew by over 150%, including distribution of printed materials expanding by 300% and e-Marketing networks by 1000%.
Music Programming and Publicity Manager: Communications | Design | Programming | Press
June 2008 – May 2009
Theatre Royal is a gold rush era theatre based in the Victorian town of Castlemaine, two hours from Melbourne, Australia. The venue hosts many events including film, music, markets and community events.
- 2018 | Leadership & Management Certificate 3 | National Skills Academy | UK
- 2016 | Team Leadership | Kenttrainers | UK
- 2012 | Adobe Premiere Pro Essentials | Highlander | London | UK
- 2003 | Certificate 4 in Multimedia Design | NMIT | Australia
- Arts Marketing Association (South East Representative)
- Institute of Leadership & Management
- Kent Theatre Marketing Managers Association (KTMMA)
- SPAM Arts (Sussex Press And Marketing Arts Professionals)