Indielab: Event Producer

Position is for an initial three to six month trial period (TBD), and then full-time and permanent.

Salary dependent on experience.

At Indielab, we create accelerators, masterclasses and seminars, taking place both live in the room and through our virtual platform. Our work spans the TV and content sectors to support creators from the UK and beyond to grow and enable sustainable businesses. With world-class trainers and facilitators, we’re a small, innovative and empowering team.

The Event Producer works closely with members of Indielab’s senior leadership team, and plays a critical role in the development and delivery of our accelerators, masterclasses and seminars, as well as other Indielab initiatives.

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Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead the event production of new Indielab programmes, managing timelines and event planning delivery, supporting marketing, editorial, attendee recruitment, talent booking and logistics.

  • Manage these events from conception to completion including on site management and logistics, with accountability for multiple elements.

  • Implement the planning strategy for all events in line with best practice, to ensure structured briefings, management of timelines, comprehensive delegate management and systematic evaluation of events driving continuous improvement.

  • Serve as a support to Indielab’s sponsorship and funding lead, engaging with new partners, supporting relationship building and bespoke delivery for a range of partners and funders.

  • Collaborate with directors at Indielab to support strategic priorities, as well as ways of working together successfully.

  • Establish new practices for event management, working with the team to fine tune the programme development lifecycle.

  • Identify opportunities to innovate, drawing on a keen understanding of broader industry trends and insights.

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Skills and Experience:

  • Three+ years experience in event management / project management.

  • Proven record working as part of small teams in fast-paced events environments and managing change with flexibility.

  • Experience overseeing the creation of printed and digital materials required for the marketing and delivery of events. Track record of successful collaboration with designers, tech and client stakeholders.

  • Strong communication, curiosity and collaboration skills. Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.

  • Mission-driven and keen to support and grow our community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture.

  • Experience of successfully collaborating with remote or distributed teams.

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment where we navigate the complexities of both scale and crafted experiences.

  • Experience with delivering online and virtual events (preferrable).

  • Excellent spoken and written communication.

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills, and ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage a busy workload and work independently or on initiative where required.

  • High level of computer experience, using core Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams), as well as confidence when using new and emerging platforms.

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Workplace Conditions:

Your current location can be flexible, but you will need to work UK office hours. Once it is safe, this position can be based in Indielab’s London office at Somerset House, though we will also consider candidates who would indefinitely work remotely.

Recruitment process:

  • To apply, please email a CV (including details of two referees) and a one-page covering letter to

  • Closing date: 9am on 4th January 2020

  • If you have any further queries, please email Matthew Poxon (Programme Manager):

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London WC2R 1LA