Careers

We are actively recruiting two experienced, talented event professionals to join our existing team. We have earned a reputation as one of the leading international events agencies for private, multi-day celebrations for HNW families. Striving to be their number one choice means we have to be an exemplary team and a great place to work. A key to our success is teamwork and fostering a culture where talent can thrive. We'd love to hear from you you if you have experience and skills to offer and believe you have what it takes to succeed in our demanding, fast-paced environment.

Current Vacancies

Senior Events Producer

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional and motivated Senior Events Producer. Working on a range of exciting and ambitious client projects in the UK and overseas, you must possess a minimum 5 years private event production experience and a proven track-record delivering high budget, exceptionally designed experiential events with the guest experience at their core..

The Role

Senior Events Producer | Weddings & Social Events
Location: Chelsea, London | Working on project delivery internationally
Contract: Full time, permanent position
Remuneration: According to skills and experience

As an Event Producer you will curate, coordinate and deliver outstanding live events from brief to execution with a strong focus on service delivery and team work. You will be responsible for on-going client account management, all key aspects of project management from sourcing and managing event partners, communication, scheduling, logistics, team management, budgeting and event delivery.

Role is broad and includes:

  • End to end project leadership from development to delivery and reconciliation
  • Developing and being accountable for critical paths being maintained which meet the expectations of the client and event partners
  • Management and accountability for project budgets, ensuring client approval for all spend and timely invoicing and payment schedules
  • Managing live events
  • Simultaneously supporting colleagues managing other events - both the planning and the delivery
  • Nurturing professional and client relationships outside the confines of individual events

Responsibilities will include

Project Management & Planning:

  • Confidently managing client relationships
  • Contracting event partners, fostering a collaborative team spirit for each event
  • Closely cooperating between clients and a range of suppliers and services from venues, design and production teams to f&b, entertainment and experiential teams to ensure client briefs are translated and expectations delivered on budget
  • Seeking and nurturing new talent alongside trusted, leading event professionals
  • Creating engaging presentation decks
  • Creating and managing detailed and complex project scheduling and budgets
  • Providing consistent, efficient and accurate communication with clients and suppliers
  • Multi-tasking a range of events at different stages
  • A range of other responsibilities appropriate to the role

Project Delivery:

  • Managing delivery on time and to the highest standards
  • Briefing and managing suppliers on-site
  • Overseeing complex event builds ensuring a safe and compliant working environment
  • Managing event delivery with our events and front-of-house teams
  • Guest hospitality management
  • Talent management
  • Solutions focused when challenges arise
  • Being client facing and able to accommodate client feedback whilst managing expectations

Experience & Skills

  • Demonstrable experience of planning, budgeting and delivering multiple high-end, multi-day private events with budgets in excess of £1m in a similar organisation
  • Extraordinary attention to detail whilst working to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Detailed knowledge of creative, technical, operational, production and logistical procedures
  • Calm, resilient and ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong network of supplier relationships
  • Excellent client handling style
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be available to travel frequently overseas at short notice
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in full event management
  • UK residency status
  • Languages an advantage
  • Valid drivers' license

How to apply

Please email your CV and a one page cover letter including details of your current salary to:
jobs@sarahhaywood.com

Closing date: 16th September 2022

Head of Events

We are seeking an experienced, ambitious and exceptional Events Producer to head our Event Team.  You must possess a minimum 7 years private event production experience and a proven track-record delivering international, high budget, exceptionally managed and curated experiential events. The role is open to candidates who have reached Senior Events Producer level and can demonstrate strong leadership abilities.

The Role

Head of Events | Weddings & Social Events
Location: Chelsea, London | Working on project delivery internationally

Contract: Full time, permanent position
Remuneration: According to skills and experience

Sarah Haywood Weddings & Celebrations is a leading international events agency specialising in the planning and delivery of complex, full-service, in-bound and outbound destination private events for HNW international families. 
Based in our London office,  this new role will offer an experienced and talented events producer the opportunity to lead a small, expert team of event planners and producers working on a range of exciting and ambitious client projects in the UK and overseas. We require a minimum 7 years private event production experience and a proven track-record of delivering high budget, exceptionally designed experiential events with the guest experience at their core.



As a team leader you will produce our larger events and oversee producers leading smaller events. You will oversee the curation, coordination and delivery of all our live social events predominantly in Europe, but also across the globe. From brief to execution we have a strong focus on service delivery and team work. You will be responsible for on-going team and client account management.



We have recently engaged in a number of exclusive collaborations with luxury international brands in London and overseas. Experience in the corporate arena will be an advantage.

Role is broad and includes:

  • End to end project leadership from development to delivery and reconciliation
  • Developing and being accountable for critical paths that the team will be measured against and which meet the expectations of the client and event partners
  • Management and accountability for project budgets for all live projects, ensuring client approval for all spend and timely invoicing and payment schedules
  • Managing high-level live events and leading a team on each event
  • Simultaneously overseeing lead producers - both the planning and the delivery
  • Nurturing professional and client relationships outside the confines of individual events

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Project Management & Planning:

  • Confidently managing client relationships and leading the event team in client management
  • Contracting event partners and ensuring favourable terms in contract
  • Driving the team to cooperate between clients and a range of suppliers and services from venues, design and production teams to f&b, entertainment and experiential teams to ensure client briefs are translated and expectations delivered on budget and in a timely manner
  • Seeking and nurturing new talent alongside trusted, leading event professionals
  • Creating engaging presentation decks
  • Creating and managing detailed and complex project scheduling and budgets
  • Providing consistent, efficient and accurate communication within the team, with the clients and suppliers equally.
  • Multi-tasking a range of events at different stages
  • A range of other responsibilities appropriate to the role

Project Delivery:

  • Managing delivery on time and to the highest standards
  • Briefing and managing suppliers on-site
  • Overseeing complex event builds ensuring a safe and compliant working environment
  • Managing event delivery with our events and front-of-house teams
  • Guest hospitality management
  • Talent management
  • Solutions focused when challenges arise
  • Being client facing and able to accommodate client feedback whilst managing expectations

Team leadership and Management responsibilities including:

  • General Event team management, ensuring all team members are adhering to the Sarah Haywood Culture and Company Standards at all times
  • Supporting Managing Director and CEO in team structure planning and recruitment of any eligible roles
  • Leading weekly production meeting with the Event Team
  • Managing all team spends, through pre-authorisation processes on any company cards
  • Managing the team against all client budgets, ensuring that they are providing accurate and feasible numbers at all times
  • Supporting the Managing Director with HR and people processes, including probation reviews and annual reviews for tenured employees
  • Attending regular business and strategy meetings with the CEO and Managing Director
  • Any other Ad Hoc leadership tasks as and when required

Experience & Skills

  • Team leadership experience
  • Demonstrable complex, budget management experience
  • Demonstrable experience of leading the planning, budgeting and delivery of multiple high-end, multi-day private events with budgets in excess of £1m in similar organisation
  • Detailed knowledge of creative, technical, operational, production and logistical procedures
  • Strong network of supplier relationships
  • Excellent client handling style
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be available to travel frequently overseas at short notice
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in full event management
  • UK residency status
  • Languages an advantage
  • Valid drivers' license

How to Apply

Please email your CV and a one page cover letter including details of your current salary to:
jobs@sarahhaywood.com

Closing date: 16th September 2022

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