Meet the CrewCare Team
Victorian Public Servant - Public Events
Jade Bophela has been working in the live music industry for over ten years with her experience spanning multiple areas including: event, project and production management, operations, business development, sponsorship and marketing, contractual negotiations and publishing. She has worked with local promoters: Live Nation, TEG Dainty, Mushroom Group and Van Egmond Group as well as local councils and state government's to deliver key events. Some notable highlights include: The Australian Open Grand Slam, Formula 1 Grand Prix, MotoGP, Rising Festival, National tours from: Bon Jovi, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Guns n Roses, A Day On The Green National Tours, Download Festival, RNB Fridays, White Night and Vivid.
More broadly, Jade worked in South Africa as an independent artist manager from 2011-2014. Her artists won industry acclaimed awards, undertook national tours and were signed to internationally recognised publishing houses: Universal Music and Sony Music ATV.
In 2020, Jade decided to obtain a higher education to match her industry experience and completed a Master of Business in Arts and Cultural Management.
In 2021, Jade worked with CrewCare to co-create and deliver the successful AMBIT program which was funded by Creative Victoria and supported over 300 live music industry crew through upskilling initiatives. She was nominated for the The Music Network's 'Thirty under 30 awards' and took part in the Women in Music Mentorship program hosted by AIR.
Jade currently works as Victorian Public Servant within the Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy portfolios.