16 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsEvent Manager, Marketer, Writer
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Your role @Chanel:
CHANEL is committed to delivering the ultimate luxury experience across all client touchpoints. Events being a key strategic touch point to surprise and delight our top clients. We want to create unique memorable events that amplify our creation and collections through meaningful story telling.
What impact you can create at Chanel:
The Event Manager will ensure the successful planning & implementation of the fashion events for CHANEL UK, ensuring exceptional execution. This role will support the Head of Fashion Marketing and Head of VM & Image in defining the Fashion strategy for events, in harmony with the overall brand vision. They will also be the regional contact for the global team and support the Canadian market in their events strategy & plan.
Leading fashion events requires a high degree of communication & collaboration across multiple local and global teams. This role is responsible for setting the 360 vision & orchestration across relevant teams.
1/ Strategy & Budget:
  • Digest the global events strategy and work with the events committee & boutique management to build a locally relevant annual events plan, ensuring alignment to the strategic goals and targets. (Including F&B, W&FJ & PR divisions)
  • Building event briefs and proposals as required for local and global validation
  • Work with the VIC team on their events schedule, leading any local event production.
  • Forecast budget for event production to exceptional CHANEL standards with local knowledge on supplier pricing. Tracking, processing and recording of all event invoices, and partner with finance for regular budget reviews.
  • Provide competitive insights to the wider teams of relevant events, seen in the UK.
  • Organise monthly event meetings and schedule ad-hoc meetings as required.
2/ Conception & Production:
  • Work hand in hand with global image team on event conception based on local specificities.
  • Local development of the event concept with the VM Design Manager & local suppliers.
  • Be the key contact for suppliers, venues, and vendors from sourcing to postproduction (negotiate, manage budget, respect CHANEL sustainability vision and liase with Legal teams on contracts.)
  • Orchestration of event governance to ensure departments are informed and working towards deadlines (Product – Merchandising, Communications – Client experience, Targeting, attendance management & ROI – Client insights)
  • Manage the execution of the event, oversee internal and external teams roles and responsibilities.
  • Oversee all logistics and the execution of the client experience at events (i.e., check-in experience, gifting, photo experience, and the Fashion Advisor and client interaction)
4/ Post Production
  • Oversee the dismantling and removal of events ensuring elements are recycled & reused where possible.
  • ROI work with stakeholders to collate business & image results and overview decks.
  • Feed key learnings & takeaways into the event strategy.
What you will bring to the role:
  • Someone with Events/Project management experience
  • Passionate about luxury client experiences
  • Leadership skills to coordianate all stakeholders
  • Conviction & influence to push the projects forward
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation skills when confirming the best price from venues, suppliers and contractors.
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to work under pressure to ensure the efficient running of an event.
  • Ability to manage budgets.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to manage workload by priority/deadline across several projects.
You are energised by:
  • with a desire to build strong and fruitful relationships with stakeholders within the business and externallyRelationship-focused,
  • Contributing in the on-going and companywide version of sustainability. Sustainability is one of CHANEL’s key performance drivers, embedded into our ways of working we require continued collective action from all employees to deliver on CHANEL’s House Sustainability Ambitions across our four key areas:
  • Restoring Nature and Climate
  • Investing in Circularity
  • Advancing dignity and prosperity
  • Promoting the autonomy of women
What you would gain from this experience:
  • Delivery of excellence in an environment that places the long-term success of CHANEL at its forefront
  • An inclusive approach to utilising the diverse range of personalities and competencies at CHANEL
  • An environment to express both your curiosity and capability, with the aim of creating sustainable long term personal and professional growth
Benefits at CHANEL
  • Our employee benefits have been created to support you across your professional and personal life by offering you:
  • Physical Wellbeing: Private Medical Insurance covering pre-existing medical conditions and ability to add family members, Online GP App with 24/7 appointments available within 24 hours and Cycle Scheme participation for a tax-exempt bike and/oraccessories
  • multiple retailers including Supermarkets, Gyms, Days Out and 100’s moreFinancial Wellbeing: Pension, Life Assurance and RetailDiscounts across
  • Mental Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programmes and Other Support Lines
  • Platforms: Multiple Platforms to support across Wellbeing
  • Lifestyle: Arts & Culture Ticket Discounts across major London attractions, CHANEL Product Discounts and Employee Only Sales
  • Employee Recognition: Service Awards Programme offering CHANEL Products, Retail Vouchers and Additional Holidays acrossmilestones
  • Benefits are eligibility dependant and subject to change at anytime
At Chanel, we are focused on creating an inclusive culture that nurtures personal growth, contributing to collective progress. We believe the uniqueness of each individual increases the diversity, complementarity and effectiveness of our teams. We strongly encourage your application, as we value the perspective, experience and potential you could bring to CHANEL.

Skills Required

  • Event Management
  • Marketing
  • Communication Skills

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