• Kenneth M
  • Event Manager, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Coordinator, ... more
  • Last/current workplace: Happy Events Planning and Management
  • 57 years old from Warrnambool, VIC


I have graduated from the Graduate Certificate of Arts and Entertainment at Deakin University and am studying Master of Arts and Cultural Management (also at Deakin University). This course covered all aspects of event management from Festival Management to all other event management categories. Units completed include Arts Marketing Management, Project Management, Financial Interpretation, Funding and Sponsorship, Managing Arts in Community Settings, Managing Innovation, Leadership, Law for Managers and Human resource Management. I also have over 20 years exerience in managing and assisting with events. I'm looking for work in Events Management and Planning..

Employment History

  • Happy Events Planning and Management

    • Oct 2014 - Current
    I own and Manage Happy Events Planning and Management. This business focuses on the Planning and Management of Cultural, Arts Based and Not For Profit Events. Go to. for more information.
  • Tarerer Gunditj Project Association Inc

    • Jan 2006 - Current
    Committee Member, Tarerer Gunditj Project Association Inc. • Planning and Organisation of Tarerer-Gunditj Project Association Inc. Annual Festival • Art and Promotional material • Logistics • Helping prepare set up and close down of Festival site • Ticketing • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Self Employed

    • Jan 1991 - Current
    Visual Artist, Self Employed • Planning and Organisation of projects and events, e.g. exhibitions, exhibition openings, Artist in residencies, public art commission and launches, book launches, workshops, concerts, presentations. • Marketing, Funding and Sponsorship organization for events and projects. • Organisation of all written and photographic documentation of events and projects. • Prepare reports on project financial aspects and progress. Finishing with acquittals for any funding provided. • Prepare artist folios, documentation, artworks, framing. RELEVANT SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES • Excellent written communication skills. • Ability to research and consolidate information • Excellent team working skills and work ethos. • Excellent communication skills. • Excellent organizational and time management skills. • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks. • Attention to detail. • Risk management and Occupational Health and safety skills • Developed proposal and submission writing skills. • Developed marketing skills. • Excellent negotiation and liaison skills. • Excellent networking skills.


  • Planning
  • Event Coordinator
  • Digital Marketing
  • Event Work
  • Public Relations
  • Event Management
  • Brand Management
  • Staff Management and Supervising
  • Marketing
  • Social Media Management
  • Communication Skills


  • Diploma of Events
  • Certificate in Marketing

Education History

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    Deakin University

    • Ended Jan 2014
    Tertiary Qualifications 2014 Completed Graduate Certificate of Arts and Entertainment Management, Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus Units studied • Arts marketing • Arts Management • Managing Cultural Projects and Events • Managing Arts in Community Settings
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    Deakin University current

    • 2015 Offered and Accepted place in Master of Arts and Cultural Management, Deakin University

Personality Type

The Guardians