Creative Events Producer

Location
Vauxhall, London
Salary
£30-000 - £45,000 - dependent on experience
Posted
09 Apr 2021
Closes
09 May 2021
Discipline
Creative
Sector
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

The Creative Events Producer role focuses on delivery of events, mailers and activations for major brand and high-profile clients. The role will take responsibility for both event logistics and creative on projects of varying sizes and be responsible for on-going client account management including securing new commercial opportunities.

We are looking for an experienced Creative Producer to join the team who enjoys agency life and thrives working to tight deadlines. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to come up with wild creative, for great brands at a high pace - whist shaping the company and making our work famous and the 'go-to' in the industry.

The role includes:

  • The role is ‘end to end’ from brief, pitch and throughout the project lifecycle from development to delivery
  • The role is client facing & requires excellent account management skills to maintain and build client relationships
  • Identifying appropriate on brand and on budget venues
  • Developing creative from moodboarding to set design and dressing
  • Planning and producing a variety of events ranging from small workshops to larger experiential, press days, product launches and mailer activations
  • Assisting on some elements of marketing, PR, branding, trade shows to promote Heaps + Stacks

Responsibilities will include:

  • Capturing, interpreting and responding to briefs
  • Developing workshop and event concepts and designs
  • Creative proposal writing and presentations
  • Guiding the creative development of the project from the mood and atmospherics to the set build and finishes
  • End to end project & budget management, on and offsite
  • Managing and briefing support staff, stylists and content teams
  • Styling, prop making and prop sourcing
  • Admin and account management
  • Talent booking - artists, influencers, special acts etc
  • Negotiating with and co-ordinating suppliers
  • Networking across the account and developing sales opportunities with previous clients and growing exiting accounts
  • Aid with marketing via newsletters, video creation, photography, social ads, social media

Experience

  • In addition to a proven track record of excellent client account management. You will be able to demonstrate considerable experience in:
  • Supplier Management: You will have managed third-party suppliers (i.e. promotional staff, artists/specialists, Venue contracts) and external freelance support whilst demonstrate extensive knowledge of the events industry (venues, caterers, launches, experiential and promotional events).
  • Project Management: Writing compelling presentations, producing schedules and itineraries required for event delivery
  • Financial control and management of large scale logistics budgets (e.g. between £5k and £300k)

Skills and Attributes

  • In depth experience as an event producer within a similar size & quality organisation
  • Expert knowledge of all event elements including managing the process and timeline, venue sourcing, food and beverage, staff management and transport
  • Proven capability to input into projects budgets; up to £300,000
  • Third party supplier management including managing relationships
  • Team leadership experience, ability to line manage, mentor team members and motivate jr team members
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Resilient under pressure with the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy & adhere to high standards of quality when working to tight deadlines
  • Proficient and experienced user of Microsoft Office suite is essential, particularly Word, Powerpoint & Excel
  • Strong track record in very detailed experimental events for high-profile brands
  • Excellent planning, organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Add to the supplier data base with interesting artists and designers etc
  • Actively help with new business via send outs, meetings and pitches
  • Have excellent communication & presentation skills (verbal and written) and proven ability to manage client expectations and ensure exceptional levels of service quality
  • Be able to travel Vauxhall when required and able to work unusual hours if required (normal hrs 9.30-6 each day unless stated otherwise)
  • To have a cultural/social understanding of what’s relevant for each brand we work with

How to apply

To apply please email your CV and portfolio if you have one via 'Apply Now'.