10 days ago
  • LevelJunior
  • ProfessionsEvent Manager, Event Producer
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Music is Universal
It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music UK who help make us Britain’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.
Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status, background, pregnancy or caring responsibilities. We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought within our teams and are fully committed to embracing the talents of people with autism, dyslexia, ADHD and other forms of neurocognitive variation.
We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email UniversalMusicCareers@umusic.com
The A Side: A Day in The Life
This is a fast-paced role and a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for events. Working for the largest record company in the business goes hand in hand with lots of interesting but challenging events and people. We’re looking for a team player ready to hit the ground running and be part of a first-class events team.
The B Side: Skills & Experience
Be Operational and Managerial (Event Management)
  • Produce and deliver creative innovative and unique events for Universal Music and our artists
  • Responsible for the day-to-day organisation and execution of events, including the following tasks but not limited to:-
  • Work closely and collaborate with all labels
  • Key document management – schedules, budgets, H&S, venue searches and more
  • Venue searches – suggesting suitable venue options and carrying out site visits. Staying across new openings and hot venues
  • Managing suppliers and teams – production, caterers, security, hosts, etc
  • On site Event Manager – overseeing and responsible for the smooth running of events
  • Nurturing relationships with labels, managers, and external suppliers
  • Continually developing and maintaining strong relationships with new and existing venue spaces, suppliers, and potential partners
Be Personable and Administrative (Artist Relations & Concierge)
Other duties may include:-
  • Awards – communicating event information, ticketing, food and drinks requirements, site visits, travel etc
  • VIP and artist reservations for dinner, club, entertainment, hotel rooms etc
  • Working with the department to maintain artist relations social media channels
  • Regularly going to gigs and developing relationships with labels, contacts and artists
  • Occasionally updating international artist schedules
  • Booking meetings, couriers and travel as required
Person Specification
  • A proven track record working concurrent events
  • Established event network ideally within London
  • The role requires someone with strong attention to detail and an understanding of the importance of communicating and producing event documentation
  • An excellent communicator - diplomatic, personable, pro-active and quick to build strong relationships
  • Ability to think calmly in high pressurised situations
  • Team player
  • A positive and upbeat approach to a very wide range of briefs. Happy to do any job however menial or important
  • Be on top of what’s hot and what’s not - good knowledge of London venues and restaurants
  • A genuine interest music and the creative industry
  • Very strong IT and social media skills
  • Not afraid of a challenge
Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)
Just So You Know…
The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable.  However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop.  Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

Skills Required

  • Event Management
  • Social Media
  • Communication Skills

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