Careers

We are always on the look out for experienced, talented event professionals to join our growing 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 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 have is 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: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package

Reporting directly to our Head of Events, 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
  • Full, clean drivers' license

How to apply

Please email your CV and a one page cover letter including details of your current salary to our Managing Director, Lee Sansom at:
jobs@sarahhaywood.com

Closing date: 30th November 2022

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