In 2016 Harriet became Freelance Media Manager for Heritage Open Days in England. As a producer on large-scale multi-platform festivals, events and campaigns for the BBC Harriet has worked with brands such as BBC Music Live, BBC Children in Need, Springwatch, ‘What the Victorians did for Us’, 999-First Aid Action, Rip-Off Britain and Comic Relief. She was also the Nations and Regions producer for the BBC coverage of the Queens Jubilee Baton Relay. As part of the events team, Harriet took part in the 50 day tour of the UK which involved daily crowd celebration events in towns and cities across the UK, leading to the BBC Commonwealth Games in 2002. Working with a team of associates, volunteers and partners, Harriet has produced large and small events with regional and local charities, retail organisations, local authorities and councils. Creative happenings have taken place in spaces as diverse as shopping centres, football stadia, historic towers, hotels and stately homes, Blackpool Tower Ballroom, the Roadmender nightclub, Northampton, indoor markets, church halls and cathedrals as well as multi-venue festivals that take over a number of sites simultaneously. She has also managed a community theatre and arts centre and an exhibition space.
• Charity fundraising events and consultancy • Heritage Lottery project support • Engaging and eye-catching branding and PR ideas that bring event ideas to life to provide marketing campaigns that people will engage with as visitors or sponsors
• Advice on animating a space to deliver footfall to a town centre or retail area • Imaginative ideas for spectacular stunts and crowd-pleasing, memory-making events that provide a sense of place and work in the spaces with the partnerships and local resources you have available
• Mentoring and volunteer management • Full event management • Linking with associates to provide event branding, marketing campaign planning, advertising, websites, content making, PR & social media