Assistant Venue Manager (12 month Maternity Cover)


Up to £28,000 a year, pro rata plus benefits

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Hours of Work

40 hours per week, Monday to Sunday (Event based hours)


The O2 - The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX

Closing Date

Monday 27th January 2020

Full Description

Want to work at The O2 which was recently named “Venue of the Decade”? We’re looking for an Assistant Venue Manager for a maternity cover contract.

You’ll be our Venue manager’s right hand person, assisting them in managing our front of house teams and security suppliers providing training where necessary; planning of VIP packages and working on complex packages as Team Leader; and monitoring the Venue Manager mailbox, ensuring enquiries are responded in a friendly and efficient way.

You’ll carry out the role of Duty Front of House Manager on allocated events and deliver exceptional levels of service to our customers; and assist the Venue Managers by taking radios cover shifts on multiple shows and by working as an assistant on complex events such as ATP, NBA, NTA and The Brits.

We’re looking for someone with previous event experience working in a high footfall arena/venue and an understanding on industry guidelines and event management planning.

You’ll need to be resilient and organised to deal with the high volume of events we run and maintain empathy even when working under pressure.

With excellent communications skills, you’ll be a solutions focused problem solver who loves working as part of a high achieving team.

About us: Owned by AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, The O2 sits within the AEG facilities arm of the business.

Since 2007, The O2 has become the multi-award winning home of world-class entertainment. The 20,000 capacity venue has hosted Monty Python, the BRITs, ATP tennis World Tour Finals, Led Zeppelin and more. It is recognised as one of Britain's 2014/2015 'Cool Brands', picked up the 2016 Pollstar 'International Venue of the Year' for the eighth year running, and was announced Venue of the Decade in 2019 by Billboard magazine.

So why apply?

Our employees benefit from a group private pension plan, private medical insurance, life assurance, EAP, 50% off travel on Thames Clippers, Cycle to work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, office fruit, holiday exchange, giving back days and discounts at bars, restaurants and shops at The O2.

This is a great opportunity to develop and further your career within the events world. AEG is an exciting and inclusive place to work, and offers you the chance to develop your career and be part of one of the world's largest entertainment and sports organisations. We value our people and inspire them to be the best they can be!

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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