Venue Manager


35,000-40,000 plus bonus and benefits

Contract Type


Hours of Work

Event based work, including evenings and weekends


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

Closing Date

Wednesday 16th June 2021

Full Description

Our O2 Venue teams wow our customers on event nights. As Venue Manager at The O2 you will ensure the smooth running of events from the planning stage to when our last guests leave the tent.

This is a great opportunity to join a world-class venue, planning a full range of events within The O2 Arena and all external spaces in what will be a busy period as we bounce back!

You’ll work closely with Event Promoters and deliver all their contractual entitlements; manage the event planning process, adhering to licensing stipulations and house policies and procedures; and carry out the role of Duty Front of House Manager on allocated events, to provide exceptional levels of service.

Alongside all Venue Managers, you assist with the performance management of everyone who works on an event night, from Front of House stewarding and security providers to Fire Officers and Medical staff.

You’ll deliver training sessions with all Front of House staff as well as internal departments regarding emergency procedures, general operational duties, including Orientation.

We’re looking for someone with relevant event management experience of medium to large scale events, gained in a variety of, or comparable, venues. You’ll have experience of Entertainment, Stadia, and Arena security and crowd management and liaising with the police and professional bodies.

Commercially astute with sound financial management skills; you’ll be able to demonstrate a sound health and safety management knowledge.

You’ll need to be resilient with the ability to demonstrate consistent decision-making skills under pressure in a busy environment.

We’ll give you all the training in our systems, policies and procedures that you’ll need to be set up for success.

Where: You’ll be based at The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX but we are currently working remotely.

Important information: First stage interviews will be held virtually via MS Teams on w/c 21 June 2021.

So why apply?

AEG is an inclusive organisation where we value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We go the extra mile, for our customers and each other, every time. We are always open to new ideas and respect all opinions. We support and bring out the best in each other. We really value our people and inspire them to be the best in class, always!

You can find out more about our Vision and Values here

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Our commitment to inclusion

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in 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. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

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