The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
Event Manager- (3 month contract) Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH, 17. 08. 15-20.11.15 Managed the delivery of all commercial hire event bookings at the Roundhouse Oversaw the relationships with clients, suppliers and internal Roundhouse teams. Managed Events Co-ordinator ensuring continual development. Ensured all clients complied with the Roundhouse's Health and Safety Policy. Worked with the Head of Events in the delivery of a coherent and considered profile raising campaign for corporate hire activity. Worked closely with all external clients including authorities, trade associations and bodies providing the professional face of and ambassador of the Roundhouse at all times.
May 2010 - Present
The Royal Botanic Gardens
Senior Weddings & Events Co-ordinator-, Kew Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB-30. 07. 14 Was part of small team who managed and delivered 40% of the 350 Events annually. Worked across a variety of prestigious venues; Grade I and II listed buildings, Marianne North Victorian and Shirley Sherwood Gallery and two Tropical Glasshouses, carefully to supporting the requirements of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Successfully recruited, trained and managed a team of three Event Assistants. Built relationships with clients to deliver first-class events that meet or exceeded their expectations. Ensured the annual income budgetary target was met. Personally managed all aspects of numerous private hire events, including commercial filming. Accurately produced operational manuals, schedules, event plans and briefings when necessary. Proactively assisted the Development office in developing business with excellent outcomes. Successfully developed and managed a rolling programme of accreditation of caterers, contractors and suppliers, including conducting annual formal performance reviews Liaised with internal teams to ensure the effective maintenance was carried out. Effectively developed operations manuals, practices, processes and systems for commercial venues. Managed the health and safety requirements for events.