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Live Events Executive

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Role area:
CEO Europe
Contract type:
Full Time
Dublin or London
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Can be based in Dublin or London

The Role…

The Live Events Executive role sits in the Live Events team within the Paddy Power & Betfair VIP department. A core responsibility of the Live Events Executive is to support the PP & BF VIP Teams with all of their live event requirements. This can include, but is not limited to, anything from booking sporting event tickets to creating bespoke live event experiences that will both surprise and delight our VIP clients. In addition, the Live Events Executive will support on large scale event management projects, including Cheltenham Festival hospitality, Paddy Power Chase Day @ Leopardstown and more.

What You’ll be Doing…

  • Quoting and booking sporting event tickets & hospitality for VIP clients
  • Managing company assets and annual boxes to ensure they are utilised to their full capacity
  • Planning and execution of multiple VIP live events, from initial concept through to delivery, post event analysis and feedback
  • Designing event itineraries, creating bespoke event merchandise, venue branding, IT & AV requirements, and more
  • Developing bespoke live event ideas based on sporting calendar and customer preferences
  • Utilising brand ambassadors at live VIP events
  • Budget Management
  • Attendance at live event to ensure smooth delivery and best in class experience for VIP clients
  • Rewarding clients with ad-hoc or seasonal gifts

What We’re Looking For…

Minimum of 2 years experience in event management or a similar role is preferred.

A strong knowledge of the annual sporting calendar is a necessity and a love of sports is advantageous.

Travel to the UK/Ireland is regular and attendance at live events, which usually takes place at weekends or out of office hours, is expected.

Career Progression

5 global brands in 3 continents = endless opportunities. We’re a FTSE 100 with a start-up soul, so if you enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative environment, you’ll get on here. There are many directions your career can move in; whether it’s gaining promotion within your existing team, or an international move.

Uncapped Holiday Allowance

Yes, you heard that right – UNCAPPED holiday!

Flexible Working

We play many roles in our busy lives; juggling family, fitness, work, study and community interests. Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Which got us thinking. Wouldn’t it be great if we could play with time and fit in all the things that are important? Good news. You can. We have a host of flexible working options that are available to everyone at PPB.

The Fun Stuff

Competitive salary and bonus scheme, ‘Pizza & Drinks Fridays’, health and wellbeing with free classes such as Yoga, bootcamp, Brazilian jujitsu, running club and lots of great events organised throughout the year by our own Ministry of Fun.

The Boring Stuff

Free underground parking, subsidised canteen, pension, health insurance, life insurance, sharesave scheme, access to thousands of online learning courses, free fruit to the office daily.

There’s more but we won’t go on…