I am a freelance creative manager. I am currently working as part-time Programmes Producer with Creative Dundee – which supports creative talent to base, grow and sustain their practice in and around Dundee, by connecting and amplifying the city’s creativity . I also running an independent project called Hatch – which brings people together to create and present short pieces of emergent performing arts.

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KEY SKILLS
  • Organisation and planning skills in project/event management and coordination
  • Great understanding of financial and provisional management
  • Setting objectives and priorities – most important, most urgent
  • Abilities to multi-task and work under the pressure of deadlines and targets
  • IT skills (Microsoft Office, Social Media Sites, WordPress)
  • Effective and assertive communication, listening and teamwork skills
  • Excellent abilities in adapting my communication style for different audiences
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and inquisitiveness
  • Attention to detail and reliability
  • Determination in taking opportunity to learn new skills
  • Flexible, pro-active and collaborative can-do-attitude

EDUCATION
  • Master “Management of Cultural Organisations and Events”
    September 2009 – September 2011
    Institute of Public Management and Territorial Governance, Aix-en-Provence, France
    Courses: Project management – Event management – Strategic management (administration, finances, marketing, PR, communication, human resources, law) – European policies
  • Cambridge ESOL Certificate – English for Speakers of Others Languages
    December 2007 – October 2008
    ESOL Examinations (University of Cambridge), Croydon (London), England/UK
  • Bachelor in Geography
    September 2000 – September 2003
    University of Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Scientific Baccalaureate Certificate
    September 1997 – July 2000
    Lycée Paul Cézanne, Aix-en-Provence, France
EXPERIENCE
Management
  • Freelance Producer – Hatch
    August 2016 – present
    By Ricochet, Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: Coordination of workshops and networking events – Production of cross-art form events.
  • Freelance/Part-time Programmes Producer – Creative Dundee
    June 2015 – present
    Creative Dundee, Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: Projects/events design, planning, delivery and evaluation
  • Community art project management – Dundee Wearable Art
    March 2014 – present
    By Ricochet, Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: Conception, planning and organisation of a creative engagement project – Planning and organisation of marketing – Event planning and coordination – Managing limited budget and resources
  • Youth development project managementShortCUTS to film-making
    January 2014 – February 2015
    By Ricochet, Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: Compiling funding applications and reports – Planning and organisation of marketing, outreach campaign and events – Recruitment and coordination of freelance film-maker mentors – Managing limited budget and resources
  • Events coordination and committee member – Dundee WestFest
    March 2012 – September 2014
    Dundee WestFest, Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: General planning and co-ordination of Festival – Realisation of Festival brochures – Organisation of events including “Vintage Night Fever” at Bonar Hall
  • Event coordination assistant – International Day of People with Disabilities
    November 2012 – December 2012
    Scottish Dance Theatre (Creative Learning), Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: Event support planning and workshop coordination
  • Youth development project manager – ShortCUTS to filmmaking
    March – October 2012
    somewhereto_, Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: Conception, planning and organisation of a creative engagement project – Planning and organisation of marketing, outreach campaign and events – Meeting preparation, coordination and minutes
  • Event manager & programming coordinator – Master’s project
    September 2010 – June 2011
    Les Fêt’Arts (cultural association), Vitrolles, France
    Activities: Creation of cultural association Les Fêt’Arts – Planning of objectives, financial strategy, communication, marketing, artistic program and technical logistics for the first edition of an interdisciplinary cultural festival – Collaboration with many different types of people, from administrative staff and city council officials to community leaders and professional companies and artists – Management of a group of volunteers
  • Treasurer & event coordinator
    January – September 2010
    Festiv’Actes (cultural association), Lambesc, France
    Activities: Bookkeeping – Arrangement of financial partnership – General organisation support of the event – Evaluating strengths and weaknesses of voluntary work
Administration
  • Administration/Finance/Marketing Assistant
    May 2015 – present
    Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee, Scotland/UK
  • Office management intern – Master’s work placement
    May – August 2011
    The Whitehall Theatre Limited, Dundee, Scotland/UK
    Activities: Assistance with general administration, marketing and Box Office activities – Compilation of information of the management structure – Definition of job titles/priorities/activities – Development of a new public relations strategy through the organisation of event
  • Company management intern – Master’s work placement
    May – July 2010
    Atelier du Possible (professional theatre company), Rognes, France
    Activities: Maintenance and development of the company contacts database – Administrative tasks concerning the presentation of a play at the Theatre Festival of Avignon – General organisation and marketing support of the participation at the Festival
Customer services
  • Visitor service assistant
    August 2012 – May 2015
    Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee, Scotland/UK
  • Front of House assistant
    June 2012
    East Neuk Festival, Fife, Scotland/UK.
  • Catering assistant
    December 2011 – October 2012
    Perth Theatre Catering Services Ltd, Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Scotland/UK

Youth work
  • Casual activity leader for children and young people
    2000 – 2009
    Various employers (leisure centres and schools), Région PACA, France
    Activities: Planning and execution of leisure activities with groups of children (e.g. children’s games, discovery workshops, cultural outing, camping, skiing, …

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Languages
    French (native) – English (fluently) – Spanish (basic)
    • Mobility
      Clean driving license – Access to a car
INTERESTS
      Theatre, dance, cinema and photography. I have been practicing on amateur level : theatre for fifteen years and dance for ten years, including many public presentations. I also enjoy reading, cooking, hiking and traveling.
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