Event Manager

London (North), London (Greater)
competitive (dependent on experience)
31 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Role
Event Manager

Alexandra Palace is the iconic North London venue that offers everything you need for an event, along with the best panoramic views of London.

We currently have a vacancy for an Event Manager to deliver nominated events as part of our ever-growing, eclectic events programme. This exciting role will work across all event spaces and will manage a variety of events including live music, live sport, exhibitions and corporate events.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' proven event management experience gained in a venue managing events with minimum capacity of 5,000.

Key duties and responsibilities

  1. Plan and deliver nominated events in accordance with standard operating procedures
  2. Manage the event P&L for nominated events
  3. Monitor contractor and supplier performance during event tenancy
  4. Maintain and develop client and stakeholder relationships
  5. Coordinate event planning and debrief paperwork
  6. Uphold site presentation standards liaising with internal departments to facilitate repairs
  7. In the role of Duty Manager (EV2) prepare the venue for event open
  8. Participate in the creative development of the in-house events programme

Person specification


  • GCSE Maths and English with grade C or above, or equivalent
  • IOSH / Managing Safety qualification
  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar role at a venue delivering large scale events
  • Experience of crowd management
  • Experience briefing contractors and suppliers
  • Experience managing event budgets in excess of £50,000
  • Experience liaising with a variety of stakeholder groups
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to give clear verbal instructions and present accurate written work
  • Strong time management
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Flexible and proactive approach
  • Available to work some anti-social hours including late nights, bank holidays and weekends


  • Degree of professional event qualification
  • Knowledge of Alexandra Palace's events programme and industry competitors
  • CAD

This is not an exhaustive list. Please see the JOB PACK for further details

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Tuesday 14 August 2018

No agencies please

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