Head of Events - Venue

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary£65k - 75k per year + benefits!
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExperiential Recruitment AgencyExhibition Recruitment Agency
Contact NameSophie Hicks

Job description

Bedfordshire, Venue based - Are you looking to manage exciting events within a prestigious venue? This is your chance to join this unique company and be involved in delivery of high-end and large-scale projects!


This venue has an unrivalled reputation for delivering some of the most-high profile and diverse events. From large scale public events through to private conferences, ride and drives and product launches there is nothing they cannot accommodate. Attracting thousands of visitors every year they have great facilities onsite in addition to plenty of outdoor space!

Priding themselves on delivering the highest quality events, customer service is at the heart of all they do. With a competitive salary and additional benefits this is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a prestigious venue and lead of commercial strategy for the venue and run projects for prestigious clients!


They are now looking for a Head of Events to lead the team and duties will include:

  • Managing the strategy for the events side of the business
  • Managing key accounts and developing existing client relationships
  • Being a central point of contact for clients
  • Operational responsibility for cornerstone events
  • Directing the team and delegating appropriately
  • Liaise with the sales and marketing teams to drive revenue
  • Recruitment, training and appraisals
  • Representing the venue at industry events
  • Delivering event briefings and planning meetings when required
  • Giving operational direction to event staff and creating rotas
  • Enhancing and developing internal systems and processes


Candidates will have a solid background in an events role, ideally in a medium or large venue. The ideal candidate will have proven management experience and be confident in building relationships with clients and internal teams. Candidates with a proven background of driving forward event strategy and building accounts would be preferred. What is most important is that candidates have a strong work ethic, an eye for detail and “can do” attitude.

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.

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 Reference: SH12171