Operations Coordinator

  • Broadwick Live
  • Printworks London, Surrey Quays Road, London, UK
  • May 14, 2022
Full time Operations

Job Description

Role: Operations Coordinator (Entertainment)

Reports into: Operations Manager

Location: Canada Waters, London

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent (42.5 hours per week)



Who we are:

Broadwick Live is a multifaceted international company with headquarters in London who create, develop, own and operate a diverse portfolio of venues, spaces, events and experiences.

We believe in redefining spaces and how people experience music, art, culture and recreation by breaking down the traditional barriers. Our history and heritage is deeply rooted in music, building a portfolio of 20 global festivals before selling the portfolio in 2019 to focus on our growing portfolio of venues that includes Printworks London, Depot Mayfield Manchester, Drumsheds London, Exhibition London and Magazine London.

Collectively we strive to push boundaries and disrupt the cultural landscape by combining big thinking, bold ideas and commercial intelligence to produce spaces and experiences for discerning audiences in inspiring locations.

 

Our team:

Broadwick Live’s operations team are passionate forward thinkers and innovators who like to reimagine the concept of how spaces activate, helping deliver world class experiences to millions of guests each year.

 

What we’re looking for:

There is a very exciting opportunity for an ambitious Operations Coordinator to join Broadwick Live's Entertainment team and play a pivotal role in the activation of our new projects. This person will be working alongside our entertainment operations team by focusing on activation, planning and delivery of upcoming exciting new projects. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will have the scope to work across all aspects of the events.

You will play a key role in the successful delivery of these events that vary from indoor to outdoor from a 5,000 capacity to 20,000 capacity.

To be successful, you will have excellent previous demonstrable experience in a similar role within the entertainment industry, with a good understanding of live and electronic music events. You will have a natural passion for customer service combined with strong operational acumen and excellent team leadership skills. You will be extremely organised, with a real ability to get things done, and a strong determination and understanding of how to drive the business forward.

We’re looking for a strong communicator who’s flexible and willing to get stuck in. The role will combine a mix of office and site-based working. During show days, this will be a very hands-on role, and you will be a key member on site helping to lead the build, break and overall delivery of show operations for each event.

 

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Event Day Management; performing on-site operational tasks, both on event and build & break days including - but not limited to - being responsible for all accreditation, staffing levels, supplier handling and floor management.
  • Client Relations; liaising with key clients, concert promoters, and other event owners to provide services for the delivery of music shows and third party events.
  • Internal Operational Support; assisting the Operations Manager to develop and deliver strategic operational plans for a variety of large scale music events.
  • External Operational Support; assisting wider partners, promoters and clients with any operation requirements they might have.
  • Event Safety; participating in SAG meetings to produce events demonstrating the safest industry practices.
  • Staffing; managing our pool of freelancers, building show-day teams, onboarding, right-to-work checks, keeping on top of invoicing and payments.
  • Suppliers Relationship Management; being a key point of contact for suppliers across everything from procurement to delivery.
  • Show Briefing; pulling together all relevant inter-departmental information ahead of event days in order to communicate relevant information to key event stakeholders.
  • Scheduling; establishing production schedules for projects and communicating effectively to all relevant parties – ensuring all information is up to date.
  • Innovation; implementing new processes and procedures that aid growth and financial efficiencies.
  • Good Practices; ensuring that all teams follow correct conduct in line with the venue’s policies and procedures.

 

You’ll need to have:

  • A proven track record of success in venue management roles or supporting live events.
  • An in-depth knowledge of Excel and project management software.
  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • The ability to take ownership and execute multiple work streams simultaneously.
  • A strong desire to contribute beyond the role and to lead strategic initiatives to increase profits and aid growth.
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation.

 

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