Festival Director

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ID: 1400 Published: July 15, 2016 2:26 pm

Operations guru. Passionate and influential. A proactive challenger. Media expert?

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Following supreme success within the Technology space, our client is looking to expand their team of Directors to bring on an ambitious, highly driven operations and events professional. As a commercially astute, creative leader you’ll oversee all aspects of the operational events process; from design and creation, to management and final delivery of a world class festival programme.


*A global leader within the Technology space, with a portfolio of premium festivals and events
*A portfolio of over 90 events across the globe
*A diverse organisation with teams spanning worldwide

Role: Director of Festival Operations
Location: London
Salary: Circa £80K dependent on experience, bonus potential of up to 30% plus extensive company benefits
Portfolio: Technology


Partnering with the Group Portfolio Directors across key cities in the US and UK, you’ll be instrumental in devising and bringing to life the events vision. Brand identity, audience and key products will be crucial aspects of this. Maintaining a careful balance between imaginative vision and commercial return is essential.

These events are known for differentiating themselves within the market, amongst an array of technology driven features. Success relies upon truly knowing your market to build innovative and distinctive business strategies, meeting the customers’ expectations and more.

Key Aspects

*Devising, planning and project managing
*Leading from the front
*Strategically plan and develop events, from concept to operational efficiency
*Budget, forecast and maintain regular reports
*Be a solutions person, insight driven to identify new streams that set us apart from the rest
*Work closely with the wider business to design and deliver the exhibition spaces
*Remain customer focussed and ever driven to enhance the visitor experience
*Review and evaluate post event; highlighting success and improvements required


*Proven track record of delivering premium led festivals, conferences and exhibitions both in the B2B and B2C space
*Collaboratively focussed, with experience in building strong internal and external relationships
*Effective in communicating to a wide range of stakeholders
*Ideas driven and capable of overseeing the process from concept to delivery
*Quick to react and adapt strategies in line with changing circumstances
*A born leader, experienced in hiring, managing and motivating a team of successful, driven individuals

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