Permanent

Senior Events Manager

Posted on 05 September 22 by Liam Parmenter

  • London, SW1V
  • - per Annum
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Job Description

level= is delighted to be supporting Premiership Rugby in their search for a talented Senior Events Manager.

Premiership Rugby Limited (PRL) is a private company owned by 13 Member Clubs and CVC Capital Partners and are principally responsible for managing the Gallagher Premiership Rugby competition. PRL also manages the Premiership Rugby Cup, Premiership Rugby Shield and Under 18s competition. Their vision is to create “Unmissable World-Class Sporting Entertainment that is Accessible to All” and to be the “Beating Heart of the English Game”.

If you can demonstrate experience of successfully constructing and delivering a variety of events, then you could be perfect for our client, and we'd love to see you apply.


Senior Events Manager Key Responsibilities:

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  • Overseeing the entire annual event portfolio including the prestigious Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final, one of the highlights of the rugby calendar, to the Premiership awards and other key activations

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  • To be ultimately accountable for the successful delivery of the events against KPIs

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  • To be responsible for the annual event budget, including each event P&L

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  • Negotiating with third-party contractors, from venue agreements to branding agencies to F&B suppliers and general activation agencies, ensuring that best rates negotiations and the flexibility to move suppliers as demand dictates

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  • To be the point of contact for all events, both internally executing effective project management, and for all external stakeholders

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  • Identifying opportunities to elevate or create new events by being across developments in the events industry, and by using other sources than the marketing budget

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  • To formally review each event, providing feedback and actions to key stakeholders

     

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Senior Events Manager Key Requirements:

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  • Experience of successfully constructing and delivering a variety of events

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  • Experience of working and negotiating with vendors to deliver world-class events

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  • Project management and ability to deliver events on time and on budget

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  • Ability to run budgets and P&L

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  • Excellent organisational skills and have good attention to detail

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  • An action-oriented, solution-focused approach to work

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  • Innovative and creative when managing events

     

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The Package:

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  • 10% performance bonus

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  • 3 days in the office / 2 days from home

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  • 5% of base salary as employer’s pension contribution

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  • Bupa private health care

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  • Life assurance: 4 x salary

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  • 25 days holiday

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Premiership Rugby is committed to ensuring a wholly inclusive workplace by attracting the most talented people, and they welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.

To apply for this role, you will need to first register your interest by submitting your CV. Your CV will only be used for information purposes and will not be relevant in the application process. You will then be emailed a response containing a link needed to answer some work-related questions. Our goal is to assess your approach to a problem and better understand what knowledge and skills you have. Your answers will be anonymised, randomised and reviewed by the team.

We also think giving feedback is incredibly valuable for candidates, so at the end of the process, you'll see how well you performed during the application process. 


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st September 2022, and the deadline for submission of the work-related questions is Friday 23rd September 2022.

You could be right for this Senior Events Manager position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Events Coordinator, Events Manager, Events Project Manager or as an Events Executive.

Job Information

Rate / Salary

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Sector

Marketing

Category

Not Specified

Skills / Experience

Experience of successfully constructing, negotiating, and delivering a variety of events; Project management and ability to deliver events on time and on budget; Excellent organisational skills and good attention to detail

Benefits

10% Performance bonus; Hybrid working; Pension scheme; Bupa private healthcare; Life assurance

Our Reference

PRJ-1022

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