Simone Watson

Simone Watson

Creative Programme Manager

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Simone graduated from the University of Winchester with a First Class BA Hons in Performing Arts in 2006. She is an independant Theatre Director & Producer and works exclusively with new writing plays. Simone also works as a Freelance Performing Arts Practitioner, and specialises in devised theatre, and is Co - Creative Director of Theatre Company, The Galloping Cuckoos. She is currently employed as an Account Manager for the award winning Maynard Leigh Associates, who use Theatre, Performing Arts and Psychological practice to deliver specialist Leadership, Personal Development and Team Impact training in the commercial sector.

Simone was delighted to joine the board of Trustees at Chain Reaction Theatre company in April 2015. 

 

Skills

  • Blogging via Wordpress
  • Budget management
  • Building relationships with local & regional press
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Complex diary management
  • Content management systems (CMS/CMU)
  • Delivering Theatre Workshops
  • Designing & implementing social media campaigns
  • Designing, managing and delivering creative programmes, projects, workshops, tours and events.
  • Doodle Poll
  • Events Organising
  • Facilitation / Workshop leading
  • Logistical tour management
  • Mail Chimp
  • Negotiating fees; venues, equipment
  • New writing
  • Producing
  • Producing content / copy for websites
  • Programme management
  • Project Management
  • Project planning
  • Public speaking
  • Survey Monkey
  • Theatre Directing
  • Tour and events coordination
  • Tour booking
  • Transport management
  • Venue sourcing
  • Writing press releases
  • Writing website and marketing copy

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