Events Officer

Chiswick, West London   |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-3814
Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
14/11/2019

EVENTS OFFICER - CHISWICK, WEST LONDON 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Events specialist to assist The Head of Events instigate the events calendar to ensure effective and successful marketing, brand and sales promotions activity. Assisting the Head of Events you will support in compiling and delivering the strategy for the marketing and events department. You will work to significantly increase the ROI of the marketing department year on year and manage events and sales promotions, addressing and troubleshooting issues as and when they arise.

 What you'll be doing: 

  • Accountable and responsible for organising every element of allocated events, from initial planning to execution, ensuring all events are on brand
  • Selectively negotiate key joint promotions, partnerships and sponsorship opportunities which secure the Company an excellent ROI or competitive advantage
  • Ensure relevant store and Head Office contacts are aware of calendar activities, are briefed on activities that affect their business areas and compliance is monitored and issues are addressed in a timely manner
  • Communicate store wide promotional activity; being the ‘go to’ person in this regard
  • Brainstorm, create and innovate events, manage and then evaluate the success (including ROI) and post-event analysis
  • Manage the budget of allocated events, keeping the Events Manager informed and flag any issues
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships and contacts with relevant diary page editors, designer brands, contractors, suppliers and in store personnel and third party contacts
  • Investigate and evaluate worthwhile ad hoc marketing/promotional proposals (from a local and strategic perspective) submitted from external companies and partners, making and implementing recommendations
  • Maintain excellent current knowledge of store merchandise and brands, understanding key messages and themes
  • Responsible for all elements of the Events Department in the absence of Head of Events

 A bit about your experience: 

  • Demonstrable experience in Fashion Events and Marketing
  • Demonstrable experience of Managing large scale events from planning to execution and evaluation
  • Experience of successfully managing direct reports and budgets 

A bit about you:  

  • You have excellent organisational skills
  • You have excellent attention to detail
  • You are a team player
  • You are a skilled multi-tasker
  • You have excellent problem solving skills
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You have good personal presentation which reflects the brand
  • You are a creative thinker
  • You have a strong proven network with relevant contacts

All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • Very generous staff discount with up to 60% off Fashion and 30% off Beauty 
  • Heavily subsidised travelcard zones 1-6 following probationary period 
  • Seasonal staff parties and team events
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