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Events Supervisor - London

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You need event planning experience in a corporate setting, stakeholder management skills, multitasking abilities, and vendor negotiation expertise for The Walt Disney Company in London.
  • You will plan, manage, and execute events from start to finish, coordinating with partners, vendors, and staff to ensure successful outcomes within budget.

Requirements

  • Experience in event planning and coordination, preferably in a corporate environment.
  • Experience establishing effective relationships and leading stakeholders within a large, multinational, matrix organization.
  • Shown ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Consistent track record of negotiating agreements with vendors and suppliers.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and project lead all aspects of events end-to-end, including venue selection, catering, audiovisual equipment, transportation, accommodations, entertainment, and product displays.
  • Develop event timelines, budgets, and resource plans, ensuring all events are completed within established parameters.
  • Liaise with internal and external partners, including vendors, agencies, licensees, and event partners, to understand event requirements and ensure expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Support the negotiation of agreements with vendors and suppliers to secure the best possible rates and terms.
  • Provide on-site event management and support, overseeing staff, volunteers, and vendors to ensure smooth event execution.
  • Run event budgets effectively, tracking expenses accurately, and providing regular status updates to the Communications Director.

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of an Events Supervisor?

The main responsibilities of an Events Supervisor include planning, coordinating, and executing a variety of internal and external events such as corporate meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, and social gatherings.

What skills are essential for an Events Supervisor?

Essential skills for an Events Supervisor include strong organizational abilities, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to multitask, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work under pressure.

What qualifications are required to become an Events Supervisor?

Qualifications for an Events Supervisor typically include a bachelor's degree in hospitality management, event planning, or a related field, along with relevant work experience in event planning and coordination.

How does an Events Supervisor ensure the success of an event?

An Events Supervisor ensures the success of an event by carefully planning all aspects of the event, coordinating logistics, communicating effectively with stakeholders, troubleshooting any issues that arise during the event, and ensuring that all attendees have a positive experience.

Entertainment & Media
Industry
10,001+
Employees

Mission & Purpose

From classic animated features and exhilarating theme park attractions to cutting edge sports coverage, and the hottest shows on television, The Walt Disney Company has been making magic since 1923, creating unforgettable stories that connect with audiences around the world. And we’re just getting started! The key to our success…. The Cast, Crew, Imagineers and Employees who honor Disney’s rich legacy by stretching the bounds of imagination to create the never-before-seen, bringing unparalleled entertainment experiences to people of all ages. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world and just imagine the stories you could be part of… What is #LifeAtDisney like? It’s a series of magical moments with cast members and employees developing and telling our stories in the most innovative ways. Whether it’s a day spent as a Disney VoluntEAR, or celebrating the release of a new interactive experience, retail product or movie, our days are filled with the knowledge that we are creating entertainment experiences the whole family can enjoy. Follow @DisneyCareers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for a peek behind-the-curtain, and discover how you could connect to a world of stories with Disney!