Festival Operations Manager

£40000 - 50000 per annum
14 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Liz Sinclair
Event Operations
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Role
Event Manager
A renowned festival and events organising company based in Kent, who run up to 10 festivals a year and a portfolio of smaller events in and around the UK seek an experienced Festival Operations Manager. In this role you will lead a small department focused on the strategic development of a range of innovative and interactive own-brand events and to oversee the creation, evolution, delivery and on-site management of brand themed events.


* To introduce a number of entirely new events to the calendar, including family-oriented and music festival events, themed car and bike shows and mass participation cycling and running events;
* Full event delivery of the events
* Increasing entertainment value and gates brand events through cost effective entertainment activities;
* Ensuring compliance with current Health and Safety legislation;
* Budget management and analysis to measure ongoing ROI.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

* Proven experience of running complex outdoor events and festivals to strict budgets
* Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation in relation to event management
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to thrive under pressure and tight deadlines
* Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
* Experienced people manager and leader
* Energetic 'make-it-happen' character

Apply for Festival Operations Manager

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

Marketing Communications

Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of Campaign powered by Event, takes your privacy seriously.

Learn more about how we use your information when job seeking.

We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you. 

Please be aware that unless you opt in, you will miss out on emails containing the latest job vacancies, career advice and other services from EventJobSearch that could help your career.

Should you cease to require these services in future, you can stop receiving these messages from us via the unsubscribe link on any email received or by contacting us directly. Please see our Full Privacy Notice.

By applying for a job listed on EventJobSearch you agree to our Terms and Conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs