Head of Event Production, Nordic

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This post is available for applicants in the following locations: Helsinki, Stockholm.

At Management Events we take pride in creating memorable experiences, knowledge sharing, and professional growth for the members of Aurora Live Business Network across Europe, and to multiple solution providers. As the Head of Event Production, you will lead a team of Event Experience Managers across Nordics, shaping the future of our events and gatherings, and executing virtual content production, by leading from the front in executing and coaching the team on the job.      


This role involves overseeing venue planning, negotiation, and ensuring exceptional hospitality at our events and gatherings. The ideal candidate has passion for creating unforgettable experiences, a knack for meticulous planning, and a proven track record of leading successful event teams. You are a team player by heart engaging all internal teams involved, to create the best possible experience and hospitality for our event attendees.      


Your role:      


  • Final accountability of all events we execute in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, holding the budget, ensuring customer satisfaction, and bringing the best out of the event teams on pre, during and after the events and virtual productions 

  • Lead and coach a team of Event Experience Managers, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and excellence, ensuring team motivation and productivity. Keeping processes and templates to ensure smooth one way of doing across the markets  

  • Execute event production plans, aligned with objectives and budgets, with an innovative take. This includes all physical events as well as virtual content recorded or streamed from selected studio locations.     

  • Spearhead venue selection, contract negotiation and vendor management, ensuring optimal guest experience.     

  • Collaborate with marketing and business teams to deliver events that drive brand visibility and client engagement.    

  • Curate innovative event concepts and formats to stay ahead of industry trends and exceed attendee expectations.   


What you’ll bring:      


  • Experience in leading high-performing event teams, success through effective leadership, inspiring communication of clear expectations and giving feedback.    

  • Top of class project management skills, and ability to work with parallel deadlines, and multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to delegate and coach the team to learn.    

  • Strong negotiation and vendor management capabilities while showing creative thinking in venue selections and finding best ROI for the given budgets.    

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, adept at building relationships with clients, partners, and stakeholders.    


How we will support you:      


  • Work-life balance: Rewarding up to extra 12 days off per year addition to your annual holidays, and a supportive environment. Our main location of work is at the office as we lead a team, but we have flexibility for remote work when need be.    

  • Compensation: Compensation package combining a base salary and bi-annual performancebased bonus.    

  • Perks: Depending on office location, such as a reduced gym membership, travel cost compensation, company trips, and team-building activities    

  • Team: You have fun and professional thriving team around you to spar and celebrate successes together     


What will make the ride unique?      


  • Continuous Development: we have development personality and feedback mindset – we do not shy away from continuous improvement and where we could do better  

  • High energy & fun: We work with high intensity and have lots of fun along the way!    

  • Trainings: We have structured onboarding and trainings, i.e. resilience and emotional intelligence   

  • Embracing the new: We are continuously ready to develop – you have true chance to leave your unique mark to our organization!   


Ready to be part of a thriving team and be part of our growth story? Join is either in Helsinki or Stockholm!       


Please apply before 5.4.2024. Please attach or mention in your application examples of productions you have led earlier, for us to get concrete understanding of your experience. We will start going through applications already before last day of apply      


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