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Sevan Sarkissian

Culture, Policy and Management

Stevan is a graduate from the MA CPM in 2014.

Sevan is now digital marketing manager at FTM, a music promotion and digital marketing agency, having previously worked as Press & Marketing Manager for the Proud Group and especially Proud Camden, a London-based live music venue and nightclub.

Sevan, who enjoyed his Camden days, says, ‘From intimate performances from the likes of Sting, Moby and Coldplay to major club nights, the ‘Proud formula” attracts thousands of people through its doors each week; and it was very exciting and inspiring to work for the event and nightlife industry, even if it can be a very demanding business. But at the end of the day, I woke up every day feeling like I did something that mattered to me. I met a lot of artists I have admired and respected all my life; this is beyond just having a job.

The MA Culture, Policy & Management was a great asset when I launched my career. It provided me with a first class education. It pushed me to leave my comfort zone, to explore and to understand the city of London and its different cultural scenes. Moreover, being in class with a lot of international students from various artistic backgrounds really encouraged me to open my mind to new cultures and arts. I cannot emphasise enough the key role played by the MA in my personal and professional path.