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Event Operations Manager – Heritage Venue

Regan & Dean
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

Job Details

Lead a team and make a real impact in this excellent Venue-based role. This is a wonderful opportunity at this well known, Grade II, large, dry hire venue, in the heart of London, and playing host to a wide range of varied events from Fashion Shows, Fairs, Product Launches, Dinners and Awards – and everything in between!

Venue & Organisation
This hugely impressive Grade II listed venue provides blank canvas space, with unique period features, for a huge range of client events in the heart of London. Popular for Fashion Shows, Product Launches (cars etc), Receptions, Dinners & Awards, Exhibitions, meetings and conferences – the range and variety of events and clients gives a wonderful range of experiences and challenges – with new clients sitting alongside repeat events through the year.

As Deputy Event Operations Manager you will lead on all aspects of operational event delivery – working closely alongside the Sales Manager and team, and line managing 2 Event Co-ordinators.  You’ll take forward all client projects, allocating them to the team, and leading on more complex event projects.  On the day Duty Management at events overseeing internal and external stakeholders and suppliers, whilst ensuring customer service and the overall customer journey is exemplary.
Alongside the operational responsibilities a key part of your role is to lead, motivate and inspire the ops team, and work collaboratively with the Sales Deputy Manager across all areas  ensuring excellent client delivery and offering.  We are looking for someone who is keen, ambitious and confident to really take the lead on all things operational and would love to take a lead operational and management role at this well known and impressive event venue.
The role offers a competitive salary and good benefits, and you’ll be part of a larger and well known organisation/charity.

We are looking for someone who likes to lead by example – who is confident and would enjoy leading and motivating a team.  You’ll have excellent venue event operations experience and ability, good on managing and improving processes and constantly looking to raise the bar to ensure the success of the team, the venue offering, the profile and success of the venue and the client events. Specifically you’ll bring:

  • Proven experience of event operations within a venue, and working on varied events, including sizeable ones
  • Line management of direct and indirect reports
  • Experience dealing with event organisers, event agencies, members of the public and contractors
  • Proven knowledge of Health & Safety, risk assessments and fire regulations for public places
  • Personal licence holder ideal (not essential)
  • Excellent with clients and building client and supplier relationships
  • Previous experience working in a Grade II venue would be good
  • A leader who enjoys being part of a wider organisation and team
  • Looking for a new and exciting opportunity that will really allow you to make your mark!

This is a great role, with an amazing organisation, and offers a real career opportunity to work at one of London’s most impressive and flexible blank canvas Grade II spaces --- apply now as looking to appoint ASAP!


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We have over 30 years at the heart of the events sector, and work on Event roles at all levels and in all its varied homes - from Inhouse/Corporate, Associations/Professional Bodies, Agencies, Publishing, Commercial Events companies, Charities, Venues - wherever event people are needed we are there to match great roles to great candidates. With over 30 years experience within the events sector we pride ourselves on remaining a flexible, ethical and hardworking recruitment consultancy that offers expertise, insight and support to our clients and candidates alike - passionate about events and events people.

We have 3 divisions: Events & Communications, Marketing, Office Support & HR. All divisions work across a full range of roles, from junior co-ordinators to senior director level, and, with hands-on experience in the fields they recruit into, our consultants are experts in their chosen areas.

Clients range from leading Event and Marketing Agencies to major Corporates, Financial Services, Associations, Commercial Conferences, Publishing, Venues, Entertainment and Charities.  We are therefore able to offer experienced candidates an unrivalled breadth of opportunities within their specialist fields, on a permanent, temporary or freelance basis throughout the UK 

Contact: 020 7409 3244




Company info
0207 409 3244
77 Queens Road
SW14 8PH
United Kingdom

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