JOB OPPORTUNITY

Event Manager/Co-Promoter

 

JOB TITLE: Event Manager/Co-Promoter

PAY: £150 per week plus profit share

LOCATION: Coventry

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director

HOURS: Varied, mostly during Coventry University term-time

STARTS: August 2022

LENGTH: One academic year initially, with the opportunity to extend for the right candidate.

 

Organisation:

Foxpro Events Ltd is responsible for running successful regular and occasional student nights, largely in Coventry, plus occasional music events for the public.

 

The Director, Jason Fox, also works as a consultant for more than a dozen Students’ Unions and a number of other events companies around the country covering event management, talent booking and production management. This is likely to lead to further experience and earning opportunities outside of this role.

 

Purpose:

To provide operational support, coordination and marketing for weekly, occasional and one-off student events in Coventry.

 

To coordinate day-to-day operations, maintain communication with student staff/reps and plan ahead to ensure maximum attendance and success at every event.

 

Suitability:

This role would suit a second/third year or recently graduated Coventry University student. Ideally from an Events Management course/background, and with a desire to make their own way in the events industry. Entrepreneurial spirit is a must.

 

Availability during the day on Mondays and Tuesdays would be advantageous but current students may not know their full timetable at point of application. Ability to drive and access to a car would be helpful.

 

Main duties and responsibilities:
  1. Work with and support the Director in the delivery of key late-night events on a weekly basis and throughout the year.

  2. Assist with arranging high-quality and engaging event content and take the lead on delivery.

  3. Maintain consistent presence on Social Media for the events by regularly sharing topical content, event artwork and post-event photos/videos.

  4. Continuous recruitment for and communication with a large team of student reps who will promote events and sell tickets.

  5. Manage box office staffing and operations to ensure a robust and efficient cashless entry process to events (using Zettle ePOS app).

  6. Coordinate and lead on-the-ground promotional activity to ensure regular brand presence on campus.

  7. Overall responsibility for the success of key regular events to achieve a profit.

  8. Resolve any issues to ensure customer and client satisfaction, and work to improve processes as required.

  9. Monitor general customer satisfaction, specific feedback and changing trends to continually improve the offer.

 

General responsibilities:
  1. Any other duties reasonably required by the Director.

  2. Deliver a committed and high-quality output to ensure best possible quality of events and maximum revenue.

  3. Work flexibly - this will include late nights and possibly weekends.

  4. Demonstrate a commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity, together with an understanding of how you can be inclusive in the role.

  5. Support the strategic aims of Foxpro Events Ltd.

  6. Be considerate in maintaining a good reputation for Foxpro Events Ltd.

  7. Abide by Foxpro Events Ltd’s policies and procedures at all times.​​

TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter explaining why you'd be suitable along with a CV to jason@foxproevents.com. Applications close Monday 11th July 2022.

Thank you for your interest.