Jessica Johnstone McBride

Event Manager

Jessica Johnstone McBride

Gilly’s take on Jess

Jessica is self-motivated, ambitious and fun, with a true passion for the events industry. She is calm under pressure, happy when busy, and ultra-productive. By being solution driven, she always tackles problems head on with honesty and clarity. Her on-site management style is assertive yet warm, and her experience allows her to control and manage events seamlessly. Jess is passionate about exceeding expectations and loves creating tangible, shareable, unique and memorable event experiences.

Jess’s career highlights

•Strategised and delivered a six-month activation campaign for one of our drinks brands…and nailed it!
•Within 24 hours, I travelled by plane, speedboat, cable car, yacht and vintage beetle whilst working in Lisbon
•I travelled to Durban, South Africa, and worked at an underprivileged school for two weeks – both humbling and rewarding

Unique fact

I have been to Toronto 16 times…

Life motto

“Work hard, be kind, laugh a lot and never give up”

Key strengths

•Ambitious and driven to be the best me!
•Efficient and proactive
•Don’t take myself too seriously

Favourite Instagram account

@ChrissyTeigen – the queen of keeping it real

The best compliment Jess has received

“You treat everyone you meet with the warmest of welcomes and the utmost respect – you’re a joy to work with and a breath of fresh air Jess!”

A few of Jessica's Projects

Auchentoshan : Experiential Tour

Auchentoshan : Experiential Tour

"Experiential events are hugely important in terms of bringing our brand ‘to life’ for consumers and YOURgb enabled ...

Mr Di Ciacca, Senior Brand Manager, Edrington Beam-Suntory

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Pravha : Experiential Tour & Social Campaign

Pravha : Experiential Tour & Social Campaign

"You guys did an absolutely amazing job, Pravha on Pedals was a huge success for our key accounts and our customers - th...

Ms Kilgallon, Senior Customer Marketing Manager, Pravha

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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square : Launch Event

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square : Launch Event

"Thanks for another amazing launch. The vibe and crowd last night felt like we were offering something truly unique and ...

Mr DiCiacca, General Manager, The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

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