CSM Sport & Entertainment

CSM Sport & Entertainment

Senior Event Producer - Brand Experience - CSM Sport & Entertainment (London · United Kingdom)

CSM Sport & Entertainment
Jobs in London · United Kingdom
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At CSM we are driven by a clear purpose; to Pursue Extraordinary. We exist to create a positive impact on our partners, their audiences, our industry and our people, and to look for opportunities that can inspire a better world in everything we do.

Our diversity of experience, expertise and opinions is our greatest asset, which is why we celebrate our differences. We are looking for individuals who want to put their hand up and challenge convention to create something exciting, bigger and better each and every time.

CSM is proud to share fresh perspectives and new ideas to produce work that others don’t and won’t.  What we do is fast-paced, exciting and rewarding which is why we love it and why you’ll love life at CSM.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

 Responsibilities include:

  • Working with CSM Leadership to shape and develop the future of the newly established experiential department: CSM Brand Experience

  • Working closely with the leadership team to identify and support new business opportunities – experience in pitches and client proposals

  • Overseeing and running some of the Brand Experience team’s key clients based across F1, Football, Formula E, MLB & Cricket,  implement new and existing client campaigns from strategy through to delivery

  • A strategic perspective will be required to lead on client development and new business, from developing concepts to making clear activation strategies to deliver.

  • Using your industry knowledge and innovative ideas to deliver a variety of high profile projects in the live environment

  • Main point of contact for the client throughout the lifecycle of the project, guiding the client through all phases of development, production and delivery

  • Create and manage the project plan on an ongoing basis, ensuring all activities are scheduled, responsibilities are allocated to internal and external teams, and key milestones are met

  • Briefing and management of suppliers, stakeholders, production crews

  • Maintaining awareness of latest health and safety guidelines and risk assessment processes, continually evaluating and mitigating project risk, working closely external health and safety consultants as required

  • Maintain a good overall understanding of live production solutions and suppliers which will positively benefit the work of the agency for our clients

  • Have an interest in digital techniques to implement into the live environment

  • Building long term client relationships, becoming a strategic partner to clients, that lead to repeat business

Self / Team Management

  • Expertly leading concurrent projects with multiple work-streams and large internal and external teams

  • Creating and maintaining a positive team spirit within the project team

  • Support in the recruitment and mentoring of new team members when required

  • Oversee KPI setting and campaign evaluation with team

  • Run regular project and status meetings with senior clients (and other stakeholders where relevant)

  • Forward planning to anticipate challenges / issues and put in place proactive resolutions 

Internal Communications

  • Build strong relationships and foster good team spirit internally and amongst client teams

  • Draw upon experience from across CSM, where relevant, to optimise quality of work provided on the account

Financial Accountability

  • Develop and maintain a sound understanding of time (fees) and budget allocation

  • Prepare budgets in support of pitches and proposals

  • Securing financial and contractual project sign-offs with clients and suppliers

  • Identify incremental business opportunities

  • Proactively seek ways to grow the business by becoming an ambassador of CSM services so they are front of mind when opportunities present themselves 

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE YOU NEED

  • 6-8+ years experience at an events agency or similar, with experience delivering strategic experiential campaigns
  • An entrepreneurial spirit to contribute to the success of the new department
  • Strong client management skills - ability to manage clients and gain trust and respect of senior clients
  • Team management – ability to delegate and manage a team
  • Ability to prioritise workload and respond to client briefs on time and within budget
  • Presentation skills (both writing and delivery), internally and to clients / suppliers including use of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and attention to detail
  • Creative thinking

Preferable:

  • Ideally you will have experience of the creative production process with established connections with suppliers, freelancers and agencies
  • Experience across a range of physical and digital projects, with an interest in new technology solutions
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, both sport and music & entertainment is a bonus

CSM recognises that to be an agency of the future we must continue to increase the diversity of our team and the inclusivity of our culture, both of which are intrinsically linked to the health of our people, clients and business. That is why DEI continues to be a priority, ensuring our people and our work reflect and represent the next generation of fans, brands, and consumers.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate based on protected characteristics. Please note, people with differing abilities will be provided with accessibility adjustments during our recruitment process.