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Job title: Jobs – Project Manager / Commercial Owner

Salary: Competitive

The start-up: The world's largest event discovery platform. Owned events represent the next step for the company: they will leverage off historical data insights to analytically produce their own concepts.

Other goodies: 40% off our plans; Yoga on Fridays; Breakfast on Wednesdays 


What you'll be doing:

  • We are looking for a commercial, data-driven Project Manager to launch and run a new business unit.
  • Strong statistical analysis skills to understand local demand and inform business decision-making.
  • Conceive exciting new events - both their owned events and events for their brand partners, working with the hand of the Creative Solutions Department. This person will be the total owner of the London P&L.
  • Build out the events team in London against team targets (future recruiting will be needed).
  • Work as part of a team, pitching and closing events for brands.
  • Manage events from conception to delivery, working with venues, event staff and agency or brand partners. Results-oriented profile
  • Foster and grow the Partner Network: including venues and event organisers
  • Work with the marketing team to make sure events make an impact: both in terms of ticket sales and coverage
  • Manage, report on and grow revenue from events
  • Help to scale their other cities through developing and sharing best practices (opportunity for travel)
  • Communicate product needs (usability is key) and process needs to HQ, work with product/engineering to deliver on them
  • Represent the platform at local events and with local PR

What's to love: Set up a new business unit in an exciting start up that has just announced a £20m series D raise.

What they'll love:

  • Strong academic and professional background
  • 2+ years operational and project management experience
  • Highly organised and efficient.
  • Bias for action profile.
  • Strong analytical skills to do deep dive analyses of the data base in order to obtain conclusions regarding price points, trends, venues, themes and concepts.
  • Knowledge of the city of London
  • Curious and keen to push boundaries and try new concepts
  • Great networking skills and the ability to make smart partnerships happen
  • Able to communicate with events partners, brands, agencies, and talent on efforts
  • Ability to think strategically when faced with an events partnership brief or with our proprietary data on what events work
  • Direct communication style and willing to openly learn from mistakes
  • Able to handle large amounts of work and parallel work-streams
  • Collaborative and willing to get hands dirty and work on all required events tasks
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Knowledge of promotional tools, such as Facebook and Instagram, is a plus
 

Have you found love?... email your CV to exceptionalpeople@loveworkuk.co.uk

Posted on: July 11th, 2018

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