CV

Professional Summary

Melina Powell originates from California and received her BA in Communication Studies with a minor in Music History at UCLA. She has worked in music since, with previous roles at Sony Music, Goldenvoice, Concord, and Rosewood Creative to name a few. Most notably she has acted as director for the Berlin and previously LA chapters of shesaid.so, a global network of women working in the music industry. Melina’s expertise includes event curation and community management, avenues through which she strives to support music, culture, equality, and collaboration.
 
Melina lives in Berlin, where she currently works as a freelance project manager for Night Embassy by Jägermeister, a program which supports local artist communities by granting them a scholarship budget and venue to promote events. She has moderated panel discussions for Keychange at Night Embassy and shesaid.so at WOMEX Conference 2019. She also enjoys writing, dancing, traveling, nature, and attending concert and club events in her free time. Melina will continue programming community-enriching events with a focus on diversity and awareness initiatives.

Skills

Event Curation  Project Management     Publicity + PR    Writing 
Community Management 
  Awareness Initiatives    Creative Campaigns

Experience

2019 - Present | Berlin, DE

NIGHT EMBASSY BERLIN

Freelance Project Manager & Event Curator

2017 - Present | Berlin, DE & Los Angeles, CA, US

SHESAID.SO

Community Manager (Volunteer)

2018 - 2019 | Berlin, DE 

SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

International Marketing Coordinator

2016 - 2017 | Los Angeles, CA, US

ROSEWOOD CREATIVE AGENCY

Community Manager

2016 - 2016 | Los Angeles, CA, US

CONCORD MUSIC

Publicity Coordinator

2015 - 2015 | Los Angeles, CA, US

GOLDENVOICE / AEG PRESENTS

Festival Publicity Coordinator

2014 - 2015 | Los Angeles, CA, US

CENTER FOR THE ART OF PERFORMANCE AT UCLA

Communications Assistant

Education

2011 - 2015

UCLA

BA Communication Studies, Music History minor

2013

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, UK

Semester Abroad, Sociology & Music

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