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Summary

Creative, driven, and dynamic; Chris Cote is extremely personable, motivated to succeed, hungry to learn and grow as an individual as well as part of a team. An experienced merchandise & tour manager, stage tech, photographer and writer, Chris is prepared to tackle all projects head on.

Experience

20132016

Merchandise & Tour Management 

Freelance

• Merchandise: Drab Majesty (2016 - 2017) 

• Merchandise & TM: Au Revoir (2015)

• Merchandise: Bridge Nine Records: (2012 - 2015)

• Merchandise Intern: Topshelf Records: (2012 - 2013)

Sept. 2015Sept. 2016

Media Producer & Manager

Collect1veMind & Freelance

• Managed content production and digital strategy for music and multi-media clients (Topshelf Records, Bridge 9 Records, Twitch, @EmoLabs)

 • Managed content production and scheduling for multiple Los Angeles based artists and festivals (5 Seconds of Summer, Adam Friedman, Boogaloo Festival)
• Authored several photo, video, & musical projects in conjunction with running successful promotional & social campaigns.

• Coordinated live event production & artist management on various music festivals & 2000+ capacity event spaces. 
• Collaborated with peer creatives to create engaging, creative photo & video campaigns.

Apr. 2013Sep. 2015

Executive's Assistant

Bridge Nine Records

• Assisted in experiential marketing, merchandising, and hospitality requests  throughout multiple artist tour cycles (Vans Warped Tour, This Is Hardcore)

• Managed scheduling of day-to-day appointment for label executives. 

• Management of both business & retail label mailroom services.

• Bridge 9 Roster: American Nightmare, Defeater, Ceremony, Have Heart

References

Alex Nicolau - Artist - Drab Majesty 

Time Known: 1 Years // Relationship: Current Employer

Email:  eyeconcede@gmail.com

Selena Rox - Artist Liaison - HOST VIP

Time Known: 6 Years // Relationship: Coworker & Creative Partner

Email: Selena@selenarox.com

Ryan Deroucher - Merchandise Manager - Lake Street Dive 

Time Known: 1 Year // Relationship: Coworker

Email: RDeroucher@gmail.com