Senior Events Executive

Location
London
Salary
£26000 - 30000 per annum
Posted
21 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
LS/011331
Contact
Liz Sinclair
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Event Manager
A well known corporate brand seeks an experienced Senior Events Executive to join their team to work on a well respected loyalty programme running a large programme of high profile events. This exciting role involves working as part of he events team to source, engineer, market and operationally deliver 'money can't buy' event experiences; as well as identifying, negotiating and delivering 'best in market' ticket offers for as diverse an offering of experiences as possible (theatre, cinema, lifestyle exhibitions, concerts and so on).

Responsibilities
  • Account Managing external partner and internal stakeholder relationships
  • Supporting the team in delivering the full event journey from creative planning through to delivery & execution (e.g. venues, artists, celebrities and catering)
  • Attend events to co-ordinate the physical on-site delivery according to each show's requirements
  • To confidently manage customer correspondence, external and internal enquiries and investigations relating to events matters
  • Proactively identify commercial opportunities for the events programme and present recommendations & a compelling relational for executing these ideas
  • Working as part of the events and wider commercial team in delivering events, ticket offers and other relevant offers for the membership programme
  • To regularly, and proactively, conduct analysis of the competitive events & ticketing landscape and present the findings and recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Contributing to the gathering of event supplier quotes for venues, catering, etc
  • To support in the planning and delivery of in-show initiatives including member hosting areas, celebrity meet-&-greets, guest lists, and so on
  • To regularly engage and effectively communicate with internal stakeholders to deliver on all the procedural requirements needed to publish events online, redeem and fulfil tickets, and deliver the physical events
  • To follow events business guidelines and deliver in line with the agreed event KPIs and plans
  • To adhere, always, to the necessary insurance, legal and health & safety obligations
  • To be fully responsible for managing the analysis and reporting of the events business as usual market intelligence, as well as delivering ad hoc reporting as required
  • To work closely with the internal marketing and PR teams to ensure the maximum promotion of the event and ticket offers


Requirements
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years' work experience in organising large- and small-scale events
  • Must have commercial experience in revenue generation, negotiation and cost management
  • Proven experience of account managing external and internal stakeholders
  • Good research / information gathering skills
  • Good organisational and administration skills with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Enjoys working in a fast-moving environment to strict deadlines
  • Good at multi-tasking to stay ahead on this fast-moving project
  • Proven experience of handling external and internal stakeholder relationships
  • Experience of delivering projects in past roles
  • IT literate - Must have Word and Excel. Experience in Sitecore and Adobe would be useful