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Events Manager - Build to Rent

Job Title: Events Manager - Build to Rent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London, London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: BTRevents_1573129858
Contact Name: James Housden
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2019 12:30

Job Description

Our client, a prestigious build to rent developer, owner and operator is seeking an experienced Events Manager to join their team.


  • To develop a diverse events programme employing research, presentations and strategic planning
  • Plan events from start to finish in conjunction with the General Manager's to suit the residents' needs
  • To be responsible for the sound financial management of the events budget
  • To develop and manage the events department's training, staff skillset and performance progress and to realise opportunities to up skill and expand staff's responsibilities
  • To manage the department's customer service development in line with the company's relevant strategy
  • To source and manage the procurement of external events operators and production freelance staff as and when required
  • To be aware, maintain and implement the laws of the licences that our client hold (Premises licence, Food Act 1990, Health and Hygiene at Work etc.) and ensure that all outside vendors adhere to the licensing laws
  • Ensure standards of maintenance and cleanliness are maintained in and co-ordination with all necessary departments. To initiate works and maintain the upkeep of the equipment
  • To coordinate events for residents, achieving client expectations and being a brand ambassador
  • To be aware of other events and promotions that occur in the localised areas
  • Continually assessing, evolving and improving the residents' events experience
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably requested from time to time the Senior Management Team


  • Experience within event management at a senior or management level;
  • Experience of working within the arts, events, charity and/or entertainment sector;
  • Staff management or supervisory experience;
  • Proven ability of effectively managing multiple tasks / events and meeting deadlines;
  • Excellent organisational, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Proven ability of effective budget control and management;
  • Exceptional Customer Service


  • Experience in co-ordinating and/or managing outdoor events/projects;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of current event industry's legislative regulations and relevant HSE, Licensing, PRS and other related regulations;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of all event aspects inclusive of technical, front of house, aesthetics, marketing and publicity;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision;
  • Good presentation skills.
  • An understanding of the Build to Rent market