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Senior Events Manager

7685

London, GB

Other
London
Full-Time

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI),  a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB,  VIA),  is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands,  including MTV,  MTV LIVE HD,  Nickelodeon,  Nick Jr.,  Comedy Central,  Paramount Channel,  BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages.

 

Is this the role for you?

The Events & Experiences team is charged with creating, negotiating and executing profitable events, experiences, tours and cinema & theatrical event programmes across all VIMN brands, whether as an owned and operated project, or licensed to a third party.

 

What will you be doing?

 

Reporting to the Director, Events & Experiences, this role will project manage and deliver a programme of brand-defining commercial events for Kids & Family and adult customers, utilising VIMN IP and content, own and third-party talent.

  • Concepting, management and fulfilment of all aspects of Event: main point of contact both internally and to partners for agreed projects. This requires good understanding and flexibility of working both on owned and operated events, and also working with licensed events partners to deliver new experiences.
  • 360 project and event management: including setting up status meetings, timelines, and ensure fulfilment with internal departments, including but not limited to Creative, Marketing, Press, Commercial, Production. And external partners; event production companies, ticketing and marketing agencies. Ensuring all elements of the event are compliant with ViacomCBS’ legal policies, and briefed to legal to contract as required.
  • Oversee announcements, pre-sale and on-sale dates, event and tour rollout.
  • Working closely with the Commercial team to monetize each event: co-create event sales decks, identify sponsor integration points and develop timelines to support.
  • Work on health and safety, security plans with Production Director and Executive, Events & Experiences to Implement ViacomCBS’s company policies on all their projects including recruitment laws, invoicing and payment schedules, risk assessments, H&S, child protection and data protection.
  • Work with Events Manager and Events Exec to delegate project responsibilities and ensure fulfilment, through strong communication and coordination.
  • Source and set up ticketing partners for O+O events where required, or support promoters in their ticketing rollout.
  • Campaign management: Brief the Manager, Events & Experiences to develop a campaign plan for delivery, including announcements, pre-sale and on-sale dates, event and tour rollout.
  • Ongoing account management: work closely with production partners to create the event, and ensure it’s true to relevant VIMN brand and IP, as well as delivering against agreed P&L, and timeline.
  • Embrace the ‘One ViacomCBS’ approach and encourage collaboration and team working
  • Be an ambassador for all VCNI channels, internally and externally
  • Adopt and promote the ViacomCBS values and support a culture of inclusion

 

What are we looking for?

 

  • Solid event management experience at a senior level, most likely gathered through promoter or event production/creative/marketing agency. Proven responsibility of commercial ticketed consumer events, tours and experiences.
  • Understanding of branded and IP led events, plus experience of working with music and/or other talent, preferable.
  • Strong balance of creative event management, with business acumen. Excellent success rate in event revenue maximisation, ticketing sales (forecasting and pricing structures) and overall event production.
  • Managing relevant p&ls related to an event, to ensure that costs are fully accounted for within budget, and to discuss and get approval from all relevant teams.
  • Internal and external negotiation and networking skills: ability to liaise with all parts of the business and external partners to ensure buy-in from fulfilment point of view.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Motivated, creative, reliable, efficient, resilient, and a strong communicator.

 

Everything else!

We offer an inclusive environment where you can really be yourself and find your niche. You’ll get to work alongside streaming platforms you can be proud of, with content that touches millions of lives. Plus, you can learn about the things we’re doing to make the industry more sustainable, and enjoy lots of perks:

  • A monthly streaming fund
  • All the health and financial benefits you’d expect, and some you wouldn’t
  • Flexibility to own the way you work
  • Mental health activities and support
  • All manner of BBQs, socials and events

What are you waiting for? Put in your application!

Our Values:

Our values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.

Optimism & Determination

  • We share a positive belief that we can navigate and thrive in the landscape ahead

Inclusivity & Collaboration

  • We Embrace new and divers voices, act with care and work together to capture opportunities and manager through challenges

Agility & Adaptability

  • We think entrepreneurially, are resilient in change and move quickly to anticipate and create what’s next

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you have any difficulties in applying or require access needs arising from a mobility or any other impairment please let us know by emailing uk.recruitment@vimn.com or calling 0207 555 1234. We can then ensure your experience and visit is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.