Stephanie Mc Laughlin

Stephanie Mc Laughlin

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - Nov 2008

B.A.

University of the West of Scotland

Subjects studied: Marketing, Commercial Music Strategies, Creative industry law, Event Production, Digital Media, and Live Sound.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

Promoter Representative

DF Concerts

·To professionally and efficiently represent DF Concerts (Scottish Promoter) at their concerts.

·Making sure contractual agreements and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to.

·Liaising with unsigned/signed artists, tour managers, contractors, and music/media industry           representatives.

·Working with contracts/PRS/Invoices/VAT receipts and sticking to tight budgets

·Having a good production knowledge and good people and problem solving skills.

·Writing reports/risk assessments/monitoring ticket sales/target markets

·Working efficiently under pressure and always maintaining a polite and welcoming attitude

Aug 2010 - Present

Medical Secretary (P/T)

Bupa

  • Typing reports for Occupational Health and Private Health Doctors worked for Bupa.
  • Dealing with confidential matters in a professional manner
  • Filing and general administrative duties and having some understanding of medical terminology
  • Good telephone manner and working efficiently under no supervision.
  •  Being good at prioritising, meeting deadlines 
Oct 2011 - Present

Assistant Hospitality/VIP Coordinator Oct 2011

MOBO Awards | SECC, Glasgow

·On the day organising of table layouts, VIP routes in and out of the venue, seating plans

·Preparing pre show party, red carpet area.

·Being point of contact for VIP’s, dealing with any problems that occurred.

·In  charge of a small team of Ushers/Runners

·Remaining calm under pressure and being able to think quickly on my feet

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Tour Booker

Empty Promotions
  • Assist in the organisation of national tour of a theatre production.
  • Research 100’s of venues and work to strict dates.
  • Have brilliant communication skills and telephone manner
  • Write up contracts, organise payments and riders.
  • Worked from home, Based on Commission
Aug 2007 - Dec 2009

Chargehand

The Butterfly and The Pig
  • Expected to work efficiently, delegate and supervise others
  • Train up new starts, take bookings for functions and for the restaurant
  • Deal with stressful situations efficiently
  • set up stage for bands playing at the weekend
  • Handling cash, stock orders, opening and closing the Bar
Mar 2009 - Apr 2009

Internship

The Skinny
  • Wrote articulate music articles which were published on their website.
  • Researched, and compiled events/venue listings.
  • Created their weekly cyber zap (informative email for subscribers)
  • Performed general administrative duties.
Aug 2005 - Aug 2008

Promoter/Event Manager

Stardate Promotions
  •     Organised gigs in Glasgow at The Barfly, the Buff Club, 13th Note, in-store in Urban Outfitters and also an Open Day for my University Course for Secondary School Kids.
  •     Involved managing finances, researching bands and venues, organising bands, light and sound technicians.
  •     Promoting my events and co-ordination of the events on the day.
May 2008 - Jun 2008

Stage Manager (Tour)

MAD AS TOAST

“Choices for Life” Highland Tour, (Drugs awareness tour funded by Scottish Executive)

  • controlling the backstage area, making sure acts/props/presenters went on and came off according to schedule.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety for large events,
  • It was not part of my job description but I also helped rig and de-rig before and after each concert as it was valuable experience and good team building.
  • The first tour (May 2007) was an interview-selected placement, the second time I was invited back to the tour

Skills

Skills

Html

Pro Tools

Adobe Photoshop

PowerPoint

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Objective

An ambitious, responsible and orgainsed individual who is eager to take her career to a new and challenging level. Currently based in Scotland but is able to relocate when necessary. Has experience in hospitality,artist/event management, production and tour booking. Pays great attention to detail and has excellent  IT administration and communication skills.

Interest

Music, Films, Art, Travel 

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 2010 - Present

Health, Safety and Environment Awareness Training

Safety Pass Alliance Ltd
Sep 2009 - Present

Licensing Act 2003 Training

Spago Ltd/Glasgow City Council
Oct 2009 - Oct 2012

First Aid Certificate

GTG