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Bauer Media Audio UK is seeking an experienced Events Director in music and entertainment formats, to join its growing commercial ticketed events business.
This is a unique opportunity to create, manage and deliver a range of brand-led and IP based shows and experiences in theatres, clubs, arenas and greenfield sites in UK, with some abroad.
You are currently likely to be working at a senior level in a successful entertainment business as senior promoter, events producer/director, head of event development, or similar.
Bauer Media has 21 million listeners to our radio stations in the UK, who are keen to engage with our brands on and off air. Our audio strategy is based on growing reach, engagement, and revenues across our many platforms; this includes Live events in all formats and sizes for a variety of age demographics. We sell over 150,000 tickets per year.
Our brands KISS, Magic, Hits, Greatest Hits Radio, Absolute Radio, Jazz FM, Planet Rock and more, are famous for their Live experiences from several arena size concerts including Hits Live and KISS Haunted House Party, to outdoor KISSTORY DJ parties in the UK and abroad, plus Magic at the Musicals at the Royal Albert Hall; and Absolute Radio Comedy and Planet Rock Symphonic at the London Palladium.
We have ambition to go much further, both via our branded events schedule and through third party commercial event partnerships and new IP formats. Events will be mostly music and entertainment related, including speech and lifestyle, using insight from our various target audiences to guide us
As Lee Warren steps back in the summer with our thanks and appreciation, and he heads for pastures new, this senior position will play a significant role in the success of the Bauer Live Events business plan.
The successful candidate will build a creative portfolio of exciting, commercially viable, profitable shows and events. These will be a mix of own brand products run by Bauer Media internally; and those which are co-created or co-promoted with third party promoters, production companies and venues. Formats will fit both indoor entertainment venues and outdoor greenfield spaces.
The successful candidate will have:
Key skills and experience will include:
You will work with an experienced in-house “Live” specialist events team alongside Steve Parkinson (Chief Strategic Partnerships and Events Officer), Caroline McNamara (Strategic Events Director), and Jenny Allen (Head of Commercial Events); plus event managers who deliver the events, all working collaboratively with the mission to build scaleable, repeatable, successful and safe events in the months and years ahead, to agreed budgets and targets.
This unique role is full time, carries a competitive salary with bonus based on delivery of ambitious targets, and is based in our central London offices with some remote and hybrid days.
Belonging at Bauer Mission statement:
People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.
To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://jobsearch.bauermedia.co.uk/jobs/job/Events-Director/1415 →