Deputy Head of Events

HGA Creative

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Do you love, live and breath events? Do you want to be part of an exciting, dynamic agency with a portfolio of huge, revered clients? Do you have a positive can do attitude, excellent production knowledge and an ability to lead and manage? Are you ambitious with a hunger and desire to exceed expectations and be part of something special?

If the answer to all these questions is “Yes”, then we’d love to meet you; you could be just the person to fill our vacancy for a talented, inspirational Deputy Head of Events. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, ambitious, commercially astute, creative person to join our team and help shape the future of our Live Events offering.

HGA Creative is a successful and well-established integrated communications agency, founded on our award winning Live Events operation. Now in our 26th year of operations, we count many of the UK’s best known names as clients and have relationships with many of them that go back decades.

Our Deputy Head of Events will be a fantastic, client-facing communicator who can lead projects from initial brief to on-site delivery, working with and managing a team that delivers inspirational results. You’ll have excellent project management skills, technical knowledge and an ability to ensure the client message is delivered through innovative and creative show content. You’ll have exceptional client handling and financial/budget management skills along with the ability to mentor and develop those around you.

You will be able to demonstrate a track record in developing long standing client relationships and successfully delivering a wide range of mid to large scale projects (ideally up to £1M budget), gained through years of experience (ideally 10+) within established production companies.

The role will lead to increasing levels of responsibility within the Live Events area of our business as well as an involvement across the rest of the business. For the right candidate the logical destination is to succeed our current Director of Live Events and to lead this vital area of our business.

We are a privately-owned agency able to structure remuneration to secure the right candidate and offer a range of other staff benefits including pension and life insurance, private health and up to 25 days holiday (after a qualifying period). We are passionate about investing in the career development of all of our people, and provide opportunities for individuals to grow within our business as we achieve our exciting goals. This role has a clear progression path to fulfill the ambitions of the right person.

Closing Date of applications: 07-12-2014

No Agencies. Please note, if we receive CV’s and other unsolicited communication from recruitment agencies we will treat these as our own information to do with as we please.

HGA Creative is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified candidates, regardless of gender, race, age, sexual orientation or disability.

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