Event Manager - Venue

Posted 29 April 2024
Salary£35k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameSabrina Pattison

Job description

Flexible working available!  Are you a highly organised Event Manager looking for a new and exciting challenge? 


The Company


This fantastic venue hosts a range of ever-growing, eclectic, events such as live sporting events, outdoor experiences, conferences, meetings and dinners to name a few!

Established over 100 years, they have a broad base of established clients and the multi-purpose venue has both indoor and outdoor space, offering a versatile backdrop for a wide range of business as well as having an exciting in-house event programme.


The Role

We are now seeking an experienced Event Manager who can organise and run a schedule of events as well as dealing with incoming enquiries and converted those into events!

With a growing number of events and existing clients ramping up work, there is now the opportunity for an experienced Event Manager to take responsibility managing the venues indoor and outdoor events.

This is a broad role that includes:

  • Planning and delivering nominated events in accordance with standard operating procedures, providing excellent customer and client service
  • Managing event P&L in order to support accurate reconciliation
  • Maintaining and developing client and stakeholder relationships
  • Successfully managing contractors and suppliers
  • Creating and adhering to event timelines and demonstrate compliance with standard operating procedures
  • Preparing the venue for event open in accordance with set up procedures
  • Participating in the creative development of the events programme


The ideal candidate must have previous experience of managing and delivering indoor and outdoor events, gained either from working within a venue or alternatively from managing outdoor events including festivals or sporting events.

  • MUST HAVE: At least three years' hands-on delivery experience in the events industry, preferably as part of a smaller team
  • MUST HAVE: Ability to communicate confidently with internal stakeholders, build strong working relationships with colleagues and work efficiently on own initiative.
  • MUST HAVE: Good inter-personal skills and be able to build develop relationships with external clients and suppliers.
  • MUST HAVE: Ability to work well under pressure with good problem-solving and objection-handling skills.
  • MUST: Be organised, resilient and enthusiastic whilst being assertive yet respectful.
  • MUST: Be numerate and able to manage budgets and expenditure.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.

We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Vacancy Ref: SP12037