(Experience servicing government & NGOs, businesses and cultural organizations)
Cultural mediation activities
Conceptual & Technical:
Establishing work priorities.
Planning, developing and delivering events (up to 600 visitors) from conception to completion.
Directing marketing, press and media campaigns, logistics, documentation, translations and communications.
Writing, editing, proofreading, designing and translating communications documents and marketing materials.
Preparing event programs and PowerPoint presentations.
Drafting planning documents, schedules, floor plans and detailed technical lists.
Preparing questionnaires, compiling and analysing statistics.
Overseeing registrations and ticket sales.
Handling expense claims, invoices, payments and databases.
Renting and purchasing equipment, materials, services and supplies.
Researching and negotiating contracts (venue rentals, consultants and suppliers).
Recruiting, training and supervising personnel, interns and volunteers.
Acting as a liaison for guest speakers and participants.
Giving public speaking presentations.
Handling media inquiries and providing customer service.
Negotiating contracts with participants, managers, agents and distributors.
Supervising documentation units (photographers and videographers).
Coordinating with diverse event personnel including administrative staff, technicians, security agents, consultants, graphic designers and translators.
Networking extensively with the public, media, business, educational, cultural and all levels of governmental institutions.
Representing clients in key meetings and negotiations with business, educational, cultural and governmental institutions.
Materials and supplies
Travel reservations and transportation
Security and crowd control
Expense claims, invoices and payments
Simultaneous translation services (booths)
Food (meals), snacks and beverages
Distribution of printed marketing material
Schedules, ticketing and registrations
Alcohol permits and image / audio permissions
Photo and video documentation
Rental and procurement of audio-visual equipment
Event set up (tables, linens, chairs, special lighting, signage, equipment, technical needs, PowerPoint presentations)
Festival Accès Asie
As Curator and Administrator of the Visual Arts Program, I planned, organized and delivered professional development workshops, international exhibitions and educational activities, working in partnership with la Ville de Montréal, the OBORO New Media Lab and the Embassy of Mongolia to Canada.
Champs de Rêves As Team Leader of Event Marketing, I directed the marketing, press and media campaigns for the launch of a new giant out door mosaiculture garden and horticultural attraction in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec.
As Research and Communications Officer, I organized national conferences, forums and fundraising events involving federal and provincial government agencies, foreign embassies, law enforcement units, civil associations, media and educational institutions.