Lauren Grace, I am the owner/operator of Rah Rah Consulting.
I am a business and life mentor and course creator.
I work with small to medium-sized business owners and service providers in various capacities. I am very passionate about time management, building a positive mindset and helping the people I work with live their best lives. I aim to help people love their business and life, work through (and overcome) overwhelm, anxiety and stress, and find more time for joy.Over the years (20+), I have worked in radio, online, events, management, marketing, sales, and more and I can provide guidance and training around all of these topics. Here is a sample of some of my work.
Online Content Manager
During my five-year tenure as Digital Content Manager for Grant Broadcasters, I was responsible for the creation of marketing assets and delivering PR/sales and branding strategies for the digital radio network across Australia. I also developed new revenue streams generating hundreds of thousands of dollars.
I oversaw the training of 15 radio announcers and nearly 40 local and national media advertising executives on a regular basis. This training ranged from customized group training to highly-tailored one-on-one sessions.
I managed 10 radio station websites, with responsibility for website traffic, sales revenue, digital content, and client and station promotions. I oversaw the daily distribution of Australian Associated Press content syndication across the digital radio network which generated nearly one million pageviews in 2019.
I was the administrator and content manager for over 15 Facebook accounts, 6 Instagram accounts, 8 YouTubes accounts, and 8 Twitter accounts.
Marketing and Promotions Manager for Hot 100 and Mix 104.9 in Darwin, Northern Territory. Responsible for all on-air, on the street and online promotions and the maintenance of the corresponding calendars.
I oversaw and executed a multitude of projects which included running anywhere from 5-15 promotions at a time, writing all the on-air and web content, create proposals for sales department aimed at all types of clients, and work with on-air and programming and web teams.
Oversaw station re-branding and executed station and individual show marketing on-air, online, on the streets, in print, and on television, including assisting in the development and implementation of a station rewards program. I created and executed sponsorship opportunities, hired, trained and managed street team and acquired, allocated and executed all prizes, and giveaways for each station and the promotional vehicles.
Owner & Producer
As the producer for my production company: ‘Graceful Productions’ I was responsible for creating, organizing, marketing and executing unique events on a regular basis for all types of clients. These ranged from high-end government receptions to speed dating to DJ dance parties to artist receptions to community festivals and everything in between.
As the producer for 'Graceful Productions’, I was responsible for creating, organizing, marketing and executing unique events on a regular basis for all types of clients, organizing over 300 events over the years.
Brave New Works, Brave New Words
Over my tenure as artistic director and later producer, Brave New Works worked with over 75 artists in a variety of disciplines and backgrounds, providing opportunities for them to mentor and workshop with a professional dramaturge, showcase their works in professional venues and receive audience feedback. This collective was handed over to two young producers upon my move to Australia and is still running today.
Owner & Founder
Rah Rah Gallery, Art with Heart
Rah Rah Gallery was a gallery, a venue, an events space and a dessert hub. During my year starting and running Rah Rah Gallery, I was responsible for all aspects of the business including programing, marketing, maintance and the day to day running of the business. I sold the business to move to Australia.
Radio Announcer & Producer
98.1 Chon FM
Announcer/Operator for:'Digital Drum', 'Sunday Brunch', 'Spirit of the Mid-Day' and 'Yukon Now'. As an on-air announcer/operator for Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon @ 98.1 Chon FM, I produced and paneled four different programs over a two year period. I also researched and conducted over 500 interviews/year, produced audio, wrote, researched and voiced newscasts, voiced commercials, networked with the community and created relationships with local, national, and international artists and record labels.
I also worked as a producer, audio engineer for multiple organizaions including CBC Yukon, Women's Directorate, Yukon Historical and Museums Association, the Yukon Transportation Museum and more.
Nakai Theatre’s Pivot Festival has been a highlight of the Yukon theatre season for the past seven years, presenting some of Canada’s most innovative, cutting-edge performance.
Pivot encouraged/encourages audiences to re-evaluate their assumptions about the nature of theatre and offered/offers not only ground-breaking performances, but also exciting workshops and fabulous after parties!
The Pivot Festival and the Pivot Kids Festival
As producer/production manager for the festivals, organized employee schedules and staff associated with productions, organized venues/rehearsal spaces, flights and accommodation and riders for local, international and national artist as well as production budgets. This was such a fabulous and memorable experience! I love working with live theatre and loved working with Nakai!This was such a fabulous and memorable experience! I love working with live theatre and loved working with Nakai!
I acted as facilitator for this project, working with the young playwrights, liasing between youth playwrights and mentoring playwright, chairing meetings amongst participants,, helping with installation, organizing workshops and assisting with media coverage
Yukon Liquor Corporation
As the project manager for Protect Yourself, Protect Your Drink, I was responsible in part for the development of the PYPD messaging and the execution of that messaging
As promotions manager for Baked Café, I organized and promoted monthly spoken word shows, a monthly visual art show, art openings, receptions, and other specialty events
Coasters Bar and Grill
I set up contacts with artists and management for local, national and international artists, organized and negotiated contracts, assisted with promotions and media coverage and organized technical requirements for artists
Singer, songwriter with The Lore, album: Emergence
Singer, songwriter with Yukon Women in Music
Playwright and performer for FOMO
Artist delegate for the Canada Games
TV host for North of Ordinary and Emcee for tens of events and shows
Artist with Brave New Works
As a columnist for the ‘The Know’, a regular arts-focused column, I researched all topics and content for articles, wrote the articles and met deadlines.
What's Up Yukon from June 2007 - Sept 2008