Show/Events Director

Rural Kent (Weald area)
£50-60K basic plus pension
18 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Our client is a small media lifestyle organisation seeking a Show/Events Director with extensive experience of running public outdoor marquee events and shows aimed at consumers
Previous experience of working at Director level in events is essential. This person will have:

  • Good people management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong track record in marketing, particularly in the digital field
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation
  • Experience of running consumer events
  • Experience of outside events in temporary structures preferred

The successful applicant will report to the Managing Director, taking responsibility for two established and successful events and for the launch of a 3rd event in 2018.
They will manage a team of 2 people (Events and Marketing Managers) and will also work with the freelance events team.
Responsibilities will include –

  • Delivering two outdoor events on budget
  • Overseeing the generation of targeted revenue on stand sales,  sponsorship and other income streams
  • Leading the marketing of events to ensure ticket sales
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing venues and sourcing new venues
  • Creating content for the summer event’s associated fitness and garden festival

Location: Rural Kent - Weald area - must be able to drive and have own car
Salary: £50-60K plus pension
Flexibility: Full time