Mollie McDermott is a Project Manager specialising in planning and delivering major sporting events, including The Open, Six Nations, and Autumn International Rugby.
Her journey into the events industry began at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she completed a BA (Hons) in Event Management. She opted for practical experience during a placement year where she gained key industry insights and skills. Mollie’s interest and passion for event production were sparked during a module called 'Event Production Management,' shaping her current career trajectory.
Mollie serves as a guide for the next generation of event management graduates on the course she once pursued. She shares insights into how she approached coursework and demonstrates how the course is directly applicable to real-world jobs providing students with a tangible connection between academic study and employability.
On a golf course, in a stadium, or attending festivals, gigs, or shows, Mollie remains deeply involved and committed to the dynamic world of events. Her proudest moment to date is her involvement in Operation London Bridge.
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