Head of Events – Tech
- Salary £40,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
- High growth tech start-up media business seeks highly talented Head of Events to run their events portfolio. This is a mix of physical conferences, awards and roundtables as well as a number of highly successful virtual/digital events
Head of Events – Tech
£40,000 – £55,000
High growth tech start-up media business seeks highly talented Head of Events to run their events portfolio. This is a mix of physical conferences, awards and roundtables as well as a number of highly successful virtual/digital events
The head of events will be responsible for developing and implementing an events strategy, taking ownership of event creation, production and delivery (digital and in-person) for a startup, scaleup and investor audience. You’ll have an events manager who will support you on all events operations and logistics and, when the time is right, the opportunity to build out a stellar team of event specialists
The role – Head of Events
Reporting to the partnerships director and working closely with their head of commercial content, the head of events will be responsible for creating thought-leading events. You’ll get there through developing an extensive understanding of the European startup ecosystem, careful research, creating exciting panels and encouraging the best and brightest speakers to take to the stage (virtual for now) at our client’s events.
Who we are looking for – Head of Events
This is a multi-faceted role in a fast paced environment. You’ll need to be comfortable juggling different tasks and be able to collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. You should be highly organised, a great communicator and possess a can-do attitude. You should be confident in, and have experience with, creating best-in-class events. You should be a self starter who is excited to develop an important product in an ever-growing portfolio.
You will be:
·An experienced event producer with strong editing and writing skills
·Able to demonstrate a portfolio of previous conferences and/or events you have produced
·Confident in conducting phone, desk and face-to-face research with key players to identify market challenges, trends and developments
·Experienced in writing and producing content-driven event agendas
·Experienced in working on sponsored events with a good knowledge of what sponsorship offers clients
·Able to demonstrate experience in creating new events from scratch, understanding the commercial viability of new products
·Excited by working as part of a team to ensure objects and targets are met
·Able to think independently and enjoy problem-solving
·Excited by the prospect of travel in the UK and Europe to attend events (when physical events return)
A minimum of five years experience is a must. You should have some relevant experience in media and events and have some understanding of the European startup and tech ecosystem – bonus points if you come with a black book of relevant contacts.
Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities.
We cover: media sales, digital media sales, print sales, exhibition sales, event sales, conference sales, outdoor sales, radio sales, marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.
Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next move.