Interim Head of Events

Location
England,Hampshire
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
22 Mar 2019
Ref
13998258/001
Contact
James Nally
Experience Level
Manager
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen based in Hampshire for an Interim Head of Events with a background in delivering large-scale festivals and events within the entertainment space. You must have a background committed to delivering high-profile events to attendance, sales success and replication; and have worked with key partners, bloggers, vloggers and journalists to drive publicity too.


Client Details

A company with ambitious plans for growth and further monopolisation of their marketplace, bringing their audience together to play, celebrate and spend. With a vibrant and cool culture; this business requests robust applicants with a very commercial approach to events management and marketing and a commitment to ROI / return on investment.


Description

In this Interim Head of Events position you will be responsible for the delivery of two large-scale high-profile events and festivals, continuing and amplifying a successful and growing template - so as to be replicated and/or sold internationally.

* Lead the Marketing and Sales functions, including Ticketing and Content; and lead all external partner relationships and collaborations including brands, bloggers, influencers etc.
* To define and communicate the business' KPIs and targets, analyse patterns in consumer and market behaviour, and define action strategies.
* Analyse ticket sales, marketing campaigns and social media performance, and drive actions driven from that data.


Profile

You must have planned, executed and replicated large-scale events and/or festivals to strong ticket sales and return on investment. This would ideally be within the entertainment, amusement and/or electronics space.

International experience is desirable

Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire events marketing and sales.

You will be robust; and able to deal with high-pressure situations to ensure results.

You will have a passion for consumer electronics and have key contacts within the industry and ideally, exposure to vloggers, bloggers and influencers.


Job Offer

This Interim Head of Events opportunity will be both challenging and rewarding. This is not a luxury event, but a large-scale, popular and intensive event; getting it right could lead to a permanent invitation to the business.

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