Inventory Production Manager
August 2013 — Present
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On-site events coordinator. Handling all vendor contracts and delivery times. Catering coordinator, coordinates with front of house staff for night of the event. Talent liaison coordinating with talent in order to meet all of their needs. Coordinator of security of talent and guests. Travel and transportation coordination. Go to person when anything goes wrong.
Works directly with Events Director in the planning, design, and execution of all festival related events.
On-site events coordinator handling all incoming deliveries, event setup, sponsorship, and venue logistics.
Work with all special events venues and sponsors this includes
Key Skills - Newport International Film Festival
Assisted the director of operations of the Newport International Film Festival in coordinating and managing this major event.
Attention to detail and ability to work on the fly - Set up and managed the box office; coordinated live music and comedy events at the Newport Blues Café, which included the first ever live performance of the fictional band Spinal Tap and live Saturday Night live performance; coordinated awards dinner, including layout, awards, centerpieces, and A/V.
Ability to work with limited supervision and provide high service levels - liaison with numerous sponsors and venues; problem solving from locating sound equipment to fixing signage.
Successfully worked with sponsorship needs with such sponsors as Fuji Water, Pravda Vodka, Heineken, Stella Artois, Grey Goose, Jagermiester, Volvo, Hershey, Bluhammock Music, Delta, and American Airlines.
Successfully took over duties of director of operations to seamlessly pick up the slack in all other departments including managing box office technology, setting up events, coordinating and designing all presentations and invitations.
Produced and wrote festivals social networking sites such as twitter and facebook.
Assisted the events director with the setup and execution of the fashion show featuring Scottish fashion as part of Scottish week in NYC.
Assisted managing director of Sarasota Film Festival with all aspects of a fast-paced 10 days Film Festival with over 50,000 attendees. Worked on entertainment riders, securing vendors, public relations, help to manage red-carpet entries of talent and assisted production companies with set-up and use of audio- visual equipment.
Worked as a production manager on a 1500 person street party where we honored Steve Buscemi and called a show with over eight musical acts. Successfully aided other departments to execute goals and events.
Coordinator of all festival technology including telecommunications, audio equipment, wireless, projectors, and staff computers. Coordinator of all live performances including performers contracts and riders; performers have included Patti Smith and Of Montreal. On-site event manager of investors lab at Long Boat Key Club. Coordinator of first ever skyping of John Landis. Coordinator of all theater managers and red carpets.
Coordinator of all festival technology including telecommunications, audio equipment, wireless, projectors, and staff computers.
Worked directly with major sponsors such as Heineken and Bombay Sapphire Gin to coordinate sponsorship and promotions.
Successfully created the position of Production Manager at Festival.