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Senior Event Manager

BLAST Premier

BLAST Premier

London, UK
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

We are hiring a Senior Event Manager for the BLAST x Valve global ecosystem, an exciting role to lead the planning and delivery of the arena show elements of multiple high profile tournaments. This is an exciting opportunity for a senior event professional to work in a global setting and take the lead on delivering some very exciting esports events.

Duties of the role:

  • Lead operational contact for the BLAST arena shows, coordinating the venue operations with all relevant stakeholders across the business
  • Leads on all deadlines & deliverables relating to the venue hire contract or stipulated by the venue team, working very closely with the Production lead on all operations
  • Has a clear overview of all activities happening across the venue (eg high level overview of load in, media days, ad-hoc tours and events etc.) and a contact list of all key personnel
  • Updates the Smartsheet project tracker for respective arena events
  • Coordinates all site visits and team introductions ensuring the correct departments & venue contacts are represented and connected
  • Owns the non-production elements of the floorplan eg back of house and office layouts, dressing rooms, furniture, catering areas
  • Leads the on-site comms flow and daily briefs relating to Event Delivery
  • Hiring and managing freelance local Event Managers / Coordinators / FOH staff where required, and working with any local production companies in the respective country
  • Owns & manages the relevant lines of the budgets relating to event delivery
  • Work closely with all BLAST departments including production, ticketing, commercial and broadcast colleagues to collectively finalize floor-plans and seating charts before on-sale announcements
  • Working closely with the BLAST commercial team to ensure partner activations are facilitated on site
  • Responsible (with support from the event coordinator) for researching, booking and managing all Hotels and accommodation operations
  • Responsible (with support from the event coordinator and team operations) for the planning and delivery of all on-site catering, accreditation and staff operations on venue
  • Work closely with the Ecosystem Directors and Exec Producer on KPI’s and ensuring the Events department is delivering what is needed