Resource Manager - Events Agency

Project/Event Director - London

Ref: 358Saturday 7 May 2022

C£45-50,000

Are you looking for a role with flexibility and which means no more being onsite for hours on end?

RESOURCE MANAGER - LIVE EVENTS AGENCY

Position Overview:

The main purpose of this role is to support the Heads of Department in recruitment of freelance and temporary roles across the project delivery disciplines.

A fast growing business working with a wide variety of clients across different industry sectors. A broad understanding of the event delivery process and the key skills required by different team members across different delivery sectors is essential to effectively research, vet, onboard and brief freelance staff.

This role will involve detailed integration with HoDs and senior team members utilising existing agency networks, however an existing network of potential candidates across the industry would be a considerable advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain a freelancer database of approved freelancers
  • Support the search for suitable freelancers by liaising with candidates directly (e.g. availability, relevant experience, day-rates etc.)
  • Assess experience and skill sets of candidates to understand viability within different areas of the business
  • Help to maintain good relationships with freelancers
  • Develop job descriptions/role overviews
  • Prepare and post job ads online
  • Assist in arranging interviews, co-ordinating with relevant HoDs
  • Support onboarding process with existing team
  • Assist in arranging induction process, co-ordinating with relevant departments
  • Maintain relevant spreadsheets and other database records
  • Ensure staff understand and follow health and safety and environmental procedures to maintain safety within the company.

Required Experience:

Someone with a background in live event delivery.

 

Being able to respond quickly and understand the specific skill sets and experience required for each role is essential to ensure we retain standards throughout the project delivery.

  • Familiarity with hiring practices and stages (screening, interview, assessment, onboarding)
  • Someone with a wide network of freelance contacts in event delivery, including, but not limited to Producers, Production Managers, Project Managers
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Problem-solving ability and solution-focussed approach to challenges
  • Good at multi-tasking and resourcing multiple projects at one time

 

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