Events and Fan Engagement Executive

Reference:
VAC-1180
Sector:
Football
Salary:
Competitive
Town/City:
London
Contract Type:
Permanent
Closing Date:
12/07/2019

Our client is looking for an energetic and creative individual to join them and lead every match-day show for their 60,000 fans at their Stadium, and to be responsible for organising and producing non-match-day Club events.

The role also offers the opportunity to assist in the overall marketing operation to help deliver the Club’s marketing strategy across all channels, including working closely with the marketing team.

As a result, they are looking for a candidate who is truly passionate about working for one of the fastest growing football brands in the world and excited by the opportunity to get stuck into a role where the workload is diverse and there are new challenges everyday.

 

Key Responsibilities

To lead planning and delivery of the Club’s match day entertainment – liaising with internal stakeholders and external agencies in a professional and proficient manner

Bring creativity and ideas to the table, from matchday activations to larger-scale events.

Lead and manage non-matchday events across the business including but not limited to store signings, product launches and family days

Establishing and maintaining relationships with external agencies and suppliers

To help create a long-term strategy to engage our new and longer-term fans, strengthening our relationship with them as we seek to grow the fanbase. This should encompass a full season plan of activities and activations to drive the affinity between fans, stadium and club.

To undertake ad-hoc projects, tasks and assignments across departments as seen appropriate by management

To support on partner / sponsor led event driven activations – with consultation on the activation itself and delivery.

Budget management responsibility

Ensure post-event evaluation is collected, analysed and produce reports for event stakeholders.

Complete relevant CRM systems with information.To ensure compliance with all relevant Club policies, including health and safety policies and with specific reference to the data regulations (GDRP and PECR)

 

 Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas: -

Essential (E) Desirable (D)

Education / Qualifications / Experience:

To be educated to degree level or have equivalent relevant experience (D)proven experience working in live sporting events (E)Experience of organising and delivering events (E)Experience within a marketing environment or possess an equivalent marketing qualification (E)

 

Abilities/Skills/Knowledge:

Be able to manage own time effectively (E)

Exceptional communication skills (E)

Ability to build, develop and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally (E)

Excellent customer service, organisation and planning skills (E)Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment (E)

Must be able to manage a high workload whilst maintaining professionalism (E)

Ability to self-motivate and consistently have a can-do attitude (E)Creative in thinking and approach (E)

Excellent customer service and organisation (E)Interested in football and knowledge of the industry (D)

Positive about achieving Club, departmental and individual success (E)

Very good IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint (E)

Ability to work to tight deadlines (E)

Meticulous attention to detail (E)

Able to work under pressure. (E)

Lots of ideas, energy and enthusiasm for a fantastic role at an exciting time for one of the World’s top 20 Football Club brands (E)

Interested in football and knowledge of the industry (D)

Positive about achieving Club, departmental and individual success (E)

Photoshop and design skills (D)

 

Closing date for applications - 12th July 2019