Event Operations Manager - Outdoor Events

Posted 30 April 2024
Salary£45k - 50k per year + OTE + excellent benefits!
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameMegan Mitchell

Job description

1 DAY HOME WORKING OFFERED - A truly unique opportunity to join this thriving business, that has exciting growth plans and an innovative programme of events & experiences!


This business is an award-winning Grade 1 listed mansion with extensive meeting and event facilities comprising of 190 bedrooms, over 30 meeting rooms, 55 syndicate rooms, 7 function rooms and 190 acres of historic parkland and gardens. Their ethos is centred around delivering the highest standard of service to everyone who visits, dines and stays - and is key to their impressive growth plans!

Offering an excellent working culture, brilliant benefits, strong team ethos, competitive salaries and fantastic career opportunities, this is an opportunity not to be missed!


Due to their ongoing success, they are now looking for an Event Operations Manager to be involved in every aspect of the event process for their outdoor experiences programme which includes festival light trails, summer art exhibitions, outdoor cinemas and foodie experiences!  It is a fast-paced, interesting, and incredibly rewarding position as you see the event you've produced come to life!

A broad role, responsibilities will include:

  • Manage current programme and events including planning, ticketing, execution, operational delivery, and post-event.
  • Ensure a quality visitor journey both digitally and on-site.
  • Manage budget and ensure the financial success of each project.
  • Develop, implement, and manage new event concepts.
  • Generate positive community engagement and grow target audiences.
  • Leverage existing facilities (e.g., our Grade II* listed garden) to increase visitor numbers year-round.




The ideal candidate will have previous events experience within event management and production, designing and delivering large and complex events. Previous experience from within heritage venues, mass participations events, greenfield sites, festivals or production agencies would be particularly advantageous. The candidate should be confident in managing projects from end to end, including operational aspects such as facilities, first aid, parking, ticketing and staffing.

In return this business is giving you the opportunity to take your career to the next level. Working within a truly collaborative team and business that offer excellent benefits that include life insurance, free gym & pool access, healthcare schemes, daily lunch provided and 25 days annual leave - this is an opportunity not to be missed!

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 www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

Vacancy ref: MM12060

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