Graduate - Daniella Mancini

Daniella Mancini

Event types

  • Corporate Events
  • Private Parties
  • Outdoor
  • Exhibitions
  • Virtual/Hybrid

Core business categories

  • Graduate / New to the Industry
  • Graduate / New to the Industry

Areas covered

  • United Kingdom
  • North West

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Daniella Mancini
Graduate - Daniella Mancini
Rossendale, Lancashire
United Kingdom

07814 694 338

About:

I am someone who thrives each day to do the best in everything that I do. I believe in myself, my abilities and my eagerness to learn as well as being able to build professional relationships and add value to any role I undertake.
My experiences have provided me with the skills, knowledge and determination to succeed within a career in the Events industry. My past positions have allowed me to grow in this area whilst acquiring new areas of expertise and I
am confident that I can excel in this field. I am able to listen, understand, adapt and deliver. I am a driven and visionary individual who likes to stay ahead of the curve and bring positive energy to my environments.


EDUCATION

Manchester Metropolitan University (2017-2021)
BA (Hons) Events Management: 1st Class Honors
- Studied EM Syllabus including: Festival Management, Finance for Event Managers, Live Event Marketing, Event Health and Safety and Event Production
- Project Manager of a team who worked with ‘Once Upon a Smile’ Charity. We raised over £2000 and crucial awareness for the charity
- Achieved the highest overall academic grade within the year group at Level Four
- Led and completed a research project on the use of same sex imagery within the wedding industry and how it can effect a couple’s wedding planning experience
- Networked with industry professionals through the development of my business plan and beginning my entrepreneurial journey


EXPERIENCE

Lead Wedding & Events Coordinator
The Wellbeing Farm (April 2018 – May 2021)
- Managing successful weddings and events while offering the highest level of customer service, ensuring standards are maintained in all aspects of the organizational process right through to delivery
- Interacting with a range of clients to understand their vision for their event and ensuring their needs are met on the day
- Coordinating multiple simultaneous large and smaller scale weddings and corporate events – ranging from anywhere between 6 up to 300 guests and ensuring they run to strict timescales
- Selling weddings and events of up to £25,000 from personable showrounds to on the day delivery
- Assisted in controlling our social media pages including live videos and liaising with external marketing companies
- Leading and being part of a dynamic, fast-paced team, including managing staff and creating rotas for events
- Organising in house events such as open days and dining experiences using attention to detail and knowledge of industry trends
- Adapted to home-working and the shift to online resources such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams, expanding my range of IT skills
- Handled a large number of couples affected by the Coronavirus pandemic and have updated event delivery techniques inline with current Government restrictions, increasing my crisis management skills
- Using CRM systems to plan and record organised details of weddings and events during the project management process
- Liaising with a variety of individuals (including suppliers) to ensure brand standards are maintained and followed at all times

Staff Wellbeing Ambassador
The Wellbeing Farm (October 2020 – May 2021)
- Providing support, resources and advice for staff to encourage mental and physical wellbeing
- Ensuring wellbeing is a top priority within the organization’s culture and staff values
- Researching current health & wellbeing trends to ensure that resources and support for employees is relevant and up-to-date
- Committed to taking positive action in ensuring a safe environment to develop employee potential, productivity and creativity

Social Media Manager
The Social Seen (January 2021 – Present)
Pelican Couriers Ltd (April 2021 – Present)
- Creating and scheduling engaging multimedia content across social media platforms
- Oversee, plan and deliver social media strategies
- Engage with audiences on social media platforms to boost reach, following and sales
- Research and analyse social media trends and competitors in order to provide and implement recommendations

Co-Founder & Social Media Manager
Unity Sparked (March 2021 – Present)
- Creating and scheduling engaging multimedia content across social media platforms
- Oversee, plan and deliver social media strategies
- Provide social media auditing and consultancy, offering improvements on providing inclusivity within the wedding industry
- Manage budgeting, sensitive information, communications and all other business management aspects

Lead Door Host
TGI Friday’s (October 2017 – April 2018)
- Customer facing role which encouraged my communication and management skills within a fast paced environment
- Used online technology to manage daily bookings throughout peak times such as Christmas, New Year and Mother’s Day

Pre-School Room Leader/ Senior Practitioner
Bright Futures Nursery School (February 2015 – September 2016)
- Showcased strong management skills by leading a team of early year practitioners, whilst being responsible for up to 40 3–5-year olds
- Supported children in their development and provided a safe, caring and stimulating environment
- Implemented multi-cultural events, including the planning and distribution of resources and materials
- Introduced the concept of parent workshops, developing the idea from the initial concept to successful events which ran every term

Early Years Practitioner
Maden Centre Early Years (April 2012– August 2013)
- Began my career within childcare obtaining my qualification through industry-based learning
- Supported children in their development and provided a safe, caring and stimulating environment

Other information:

ACHIEVEMENTS
- Following the devastating terror attack of the MEN in 2017, I solely organised a charity walk to raise moneyfor the victims of the attack. It included the children, families, friends and staff at Bright Futures Nursery School, where I worked at the time. I managed the concept from start to finish including marketing of the event, health and safety aspects and the delivery of the walk. The event raised over £2000 in total and gave me the confidence to pursue my degree.
- Participated within a charity boxing match for Rossendale Responsible Animal Rescue in March 2020, raising funds for the cause whilst participating in an intense training regime prior to the main event.
- Awarded National Events Team of the Year 2020 at The Wedding Industry Awards which is judged purely on couples’ feedback and presented by highly skilled industry professionals. Many voter comments were dedicated to me in relation to my positive and professional attitude and presence.

TESTIMONIALS
“Daniella was just fabulous; calm, professional, organised and full of ideas, who worked so hard on the da yto make sure it ran smoothly. There was nothing that was too much for her to do and the focus really was on what we wanted for the day.” (Mr and Mrs Chapman, married 2018)

“‘Thank you so much for your contribution to our wedding day. The way you organised your team on the day and into the evening was incredible. We cannot imagine having to do that without your support and guidance. We have had so many guests comment how smoothly the day flowed and that is 100% down to your organisation and detail. Thank you once again for your patience. We cannot speak highly enough of your professionalism and commitment to our day’.” (Mr and Mrs Alexander, married 2019)

EXPERTISE
- Event Coordination
- Communications
- Time management
- Team Leadership
- Social Media
- Attention to detail

INTERESTS
- Fitness
- Cooking
- Socialising
- Music
- Travel
- Walking my dogs

References available upon request.