Event Development Manager – Silverstone Circuits 

Silverstone Circuits Ltd
Northampton, Northamptonshire
02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Event Development Manager – Silverstone Circuits 
Silverstone, Northamptonshire 

Are you a commercially-minded Event Development Manager seeking your next challenge? Want to put your career in the fast lane with one of the world’s best-known race tracks? If so, we want to hear from you. 

About Us 

We are Silverstone Circuits, home of British Motor Racing. We host some of the nation’s greatest motor events, including the Formula One British Grand Prix and MotoGP. 

Our Public Events team deliver these amazing events, as well as British Touring Cars, British Superbikes Championship and live concerts, to name a few. People come from around the globe to immerse themselves in our events, experience the action first-hand and create memories to last a lifetime. 

We’re now looking for an Event Development Manager to join the Silverstone team and develop new events for our public portfolio. 

The Benefits 

- Competitive salary 
- Pension (after three months) 
- 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays 
- Free access to any of our events 
- Three guest passes each year 
- Discounts on promoted event tickets, as well as merchandise 
- Free parking 
- Subsidised on-site café 

This is an amazing opportunity to utilise your creativity, think outside the box and grow the events portfolio of an internationally renowned race track. 

This exciting role offers the chance to make a positive, lasting impact on our events activities, contribute to our ongoing success and collaborate with a team who are passionate about what they do. 

The Role 

As our Event Development Manager, you’ll create and deliver a range of thrilling events that increase visitor numbers and maximise income streams. 

Joining our Public Events team, you will: 

- Research new opportunities and create proposals 
- Create event briefs, profit and loss accounts and event plans 
- Work with the Marketing & Sales teams to deliver marketing and PR plans to support events 
- Liaise and negotiate with suppliers and contractors 
- Identify ways to enhance our events from both a customer and business perspective 
- Work with external bodies to ensure events meet all licensing, H&S and legislative requirements 
- Help the Public Events team to deliver our existing motorsport calendar 

About You 

To join us as our Event Development Manager, you’ll need: 

- At least three years’ event management operational experience 
- A track record of managing projects and negotiating with suppliers 
- Relationship management experience 
- An in-depth understanding of organising major events, including management, planning, scheduling and budget control 
- An understanding of individual responsibility in complying with Health and Safety best practice and risk assessments 
- Advanced MS Office skills and knowledge of CAD and project management software 

Ideally, you’ll have experience in a multi-disciplined venue and of running outdoor events, but this isn’t essential. 

We’d love to hear from you if you’ve worked as an Events Manager, Events Operations Manager, Events & Operations Manager, Public Events Manager, Major Events Manager, Events Programme Manager, Project Manager or Public Events & Operations Manager. 

This is a full time role which will include evening and weekend work. 

Webrecruit and Silverstone Circuits are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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