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Head of Media and Operations - Large London Venue

Job Sector
Event Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary
Up to £60k basic plus 20% bonus
Job Reference
Media IQ-Venue1901

Do you have a strong exhibition sales background up to a senior level?

Do you have extensive people management experience?

Are you someone extremely organised with a strong process-driven mindset?

If yes, please read on...

The Company

A extremely large purpose-built events venue. They have a great reputation for delivering all manner of events, with a particularly strong focus on conferences and exhibitions. They have a cohesive, friendly and innovative working culture.

The Role of Head of Media and Operations

As Head of Media and Operations the primary focus of your position is to develop and manage the media team, media estate and drive commercial revenue. You will have commercial responsibility for media revenue and cost base with a sales target across corporate media, out-of-home media (they have 500 sites across the estate), development of events agencies and larger corporate clients. Your media team will have responsibility for exhibition, exhibitor and conference & event clients.

Your media team (12 people in total) are split into 3 disciplines:

  • Sales team
  • Installation team
  • Project Management/Production team

Management of the media team includes the commercial, production, and installation teams incorporating the full end-to-end lifecycle of scoping the initial brief, design requirements, production and then installation. Your media teams will tend to sell on-site media packages to the exhibition or conference organisers (who then sell on to the exhibitors) or you will sell directly to the exhibitors/sponsors. Media includes static and digital out-of-home sites across the estate, product placement on campus and similar. There are over 500 sites across the venue.

This role is pulling together the above teams/disciplines, putting new processes in place, producing a clear strategy that everyone buys in to and essentially ensuring the best client experience and revenue performance. You will not be directly selling.

Requirements for this Head of Media and Operations position

  • Extensive commercial background up to senior management level
  • Experience of either running media department for a shopping centre, airport, large expo venue......or experience of running large scale expos
  • Extremely process driven and organised
  • Strong people management experience
  • Strategic mindset
  • Able to instigate more efficient working practices
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Questioning mindset
  • Stable career history

If you think that you could be the Head of Media and Operations that our client is looking for, please apply.

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