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CV October 2015

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CV October 2015

  1. 1. CV John Urquhart e. johnurquhart@hotmail.co.uk Personal Profile I am a 23 year old honest, hard working and ambitious commercial music graduate. I completed the BA Commercial Music at the University of the West of Scotland last year. From November 2015, I'm looking for any suitable opportunities to further develop my career in the music industry, while working and travelling in Australia for a year. I am also an experienced bartender with excellent customer sales experience and good money management skills. I enjoy working with both the public and music industry leaders. I am an enthusiastic, self-starter: sociable, outgoing, comfortable in all situations and confident in my own abilities. I have a full clean driving license. Employment History/Experience CORD Worldwide, London September 2015 – October 2015 Internship • Writing music and brand based articles for RCRDmag • Sourcing tracks for sync briefs • Researching content for their online magazine Babbity Bowster, Glasgow June 2013 – September 2015 Bartender/manager • Serving customers • Working stock control • Responsible for cashing/locking up Exile Music, Glasgow Sept 2012 – Present Label founder/manager • Label/artist management • Recording artists • Promoting releases
  2. 2. Celtic Connections, Glasgow January 2015 Volunteer/Festival Club • Looking after artists • Making sure artists on schedule • Taking tickets on door Electric Honey, Glasgow June 2014 – August 2014 Label/promo industry placement • Managing information requests • Monitoring social media • Promotion of label artist Neon Tetra, Glasgow June 2011 – August 2011 Label/promo work experience • Assisting label owner • Promoting new releases Tesco, Dingwall Checkout Assistant/Stock Control June 2010 – January 2013 (Various holidays) Strathpeffer Pavilion Bartender August 2010 – June 2011 McColls, Strathpeffer August 2008 – August 2010 Shop Assistant Education University of West Scotland, Ayr/Glasgow 2013 – 2014 BA Commercial Music Core Modules • Rights within the Performing Arts • Popular Culture & Music • Music Research Practice Stow College, Glasgow (now Glasgow Kelvin College) 2011 – 2013 HND Music Business Core Modules • Music Industry Law • Music Publishing • Music Industry Marketing
  3. 3. Dingwall Academy, Highland 2004 – 2010 5 Highers, 7 Standard Grades • Interests Music Music festivals Anything music business Great films Good football Running and gym work References Nathalie Cutting Ken McCluskey David Wells Manager Lecturer Owner Babbity Bowster Glasgow Kelvin College Neon Tetra Records 16-18 Blackfriars St 43 Shamrock St 44 Kingshill Drive Glasgow Glasgow Glasgow T: 07817 465799 T: 07890 932341 T: 07850 603142 Hayley Canon, CORD Worldwide: "I worked with John at CORD when he did an internship with the company. John was proactive, always asking everyone if he could help out. He wasn't one to sit back and twiddle his thumbs. He took on a range of tasks from researching and writing blog posts, running errands, and creating presentations in power point. He also managed a small project on my behalf, reaching out to and briefing photographers for a shoot, taking quotes and answering their queries. It was great to have an extra pair of hands. John has a lovely manner, is good humoured and very respectful. Had he not have had plans to travel we would certainly liked to have kept him on." Hayley Cannon | Head of Planning CORD| cordww.com Blog|Instagram|Twitter 6-8 Kingly Court W1B 5PW London +44 (0)203 597 5370 office +44 (0)772 284 3622 mobile

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