Outdoor Events Manager

i2i Recruitment Consultancy
London, South East England
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Outdoor Events Manager
£30,000 - £45,000

My client are recruiting for an adaptable, tenacious and commercially minded individual to join their team as an Outdoor Events Manager. You will be working within an exciting, dynamic industry and will be planning, managing and overseeing events predominately for outdoor events. If you know how to handle the weather and create amazing outdoor events then this could be the role for you!

The Role

  • Understanding your client’s needs, delivering a first-class service whilst introducing appropriate new products and services
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to gain optimum performance
  • Ensuring detailed planning for each event, including forecasting, securing any sub-contractors and making sure all logistical requirements are catered for
  • Overseeing the welfare of your team at all times
  • Attending the event onsite and oversee performance and ensure all company policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Overseeing the post-event breakdown including client reports are completed and all equipment is returned

The Candidate

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build long term relationships
  • Previous experience of planning, producing and managing outdoor events such as festivals
  • Experience of dealing with internal & external concessionaires
  • Previous experience of leading and motivating a team - a real team player
  • Thrive on providing a first-class service
  • A positive 'can do’ attitude
  • Ability to demonstrate a good commercial understanding with knowledge of profit and loss
  • IT literate
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene legislation would be beneficial
  • Full UK driving licence

Please note you must be flexible and willing for overnight stays and weekend working.

In return my client offers a fantastic working environment with an excellent benefits package such as free car parking, life cover, good holiday allowance as well as your birthday off, plus many more!

To apply for this excellent opportunity, please send your CV to Mike at i2i recruitment today!
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