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Jagex Games Studio is seeking an Events Executive to support the Senior Events Manager in realising all aspects our internal and external events.
With practical first-hand experience in the field, the ideal candidate will be passionate about producing both corporate and consumer-focused events and promotions, such as community and esports events, and have the perfect mix of big-idea creative thinking and brilliant organisational abilities.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Events Manager in the execution of all internal and external events, expos and promotions, logistics, and other duties as needed.
In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.
Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.
The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Event research, venue and talent selection and liaison, pre-production planning with internal stakeholders
Creative production of event materials, including branding and merchandise
Assist with contracts with third party suppliers, including venue facilities, vendors, talent
Logistical delivery and execution of events, including budget, travel and accommodation management
To attend and stage manage events, including talent and staff liaison, public announcements and event health and safety issues
To work as part of an event project team at large scale events across the UK and internationally, which may involve working out of office hours eg evenings, weekends and Public Holidays
Recognised qualification in the field of event management, public relations, marketing, sports management, and/or experience in a relevant role
Fluent English written and spoken communication skills essential
Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple projects at once while adhering to deadlines
Excellent organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills needed.Must have proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
Capable of meeting deadlines and prioritize tasks
Works well under pressure with a professional attitude
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work within a team
Good understanding of broader entertainment industry: games, music, and movies, etc.
Ability to think strategically and effectively present new ideas
Experience in organising consumer-facing gaming and/or esports events is a plus
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done.
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary.
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements.
Drive to learn, grown and improve their current skill set and that of the function. Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies