WE’RE HIRING!

The Role: Edinburgh Project Manager

Location:  Brighton and Edinburgh

Hours:  Fixed term contract until end September 2019

Start Date:   ASAP

Salary:  On Application

 

 

ABOUT US
MPW promote and manage comedy worldwide. We have produced tours for artists such as Eddie Izzard, Dylan Moran, Sara Pascoe, Alan Davies, Ross Noble, Paul Merton, Trevor Noah, Katy Brand, Simon Amstell, Reginald D Hunter and Tommy Tiernan.
With a large presence and a varied roster of emerging international and UK talent at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, we are now looking for a dynamic Project Manager to head up the team.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

This is a varied role in a fast paced environment which requires a confident individual who can work on their own initiative.

  • ·      Liaising with artists and their management
    ·      Venue booking
    ·      Contracting venues
    ·      Budgeting – creating budgets for each act and keeping to them.
    ·      Booking accommodation and travel for artists and crew.
    ·      Marketing–  registration, advertising, web listings, print design, print distribution, social media advertising, social media updates, sales reports, reviews updates etc
    ·      Accounting: keeping records, creating purchase orders, checking invoices, ensuring payments are done in time, manage cash float on site. Liaise with Financial Director re. cash flow and provide detailed reports and receipts.
    ·      Insurance
    ·      PRS
    Contract PRs for each act.
    ·      Negotiating fees with suppliers
    ·      Attending artists’ previews
    ·      Venue passes
    ·      Street team
    ·      Comps management and recording
    ·      Management of the entire team on the ground (event managers, production, street team manager)
    ·      Check settlements are correct
    ·      Oversee final account per act.

 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

·     Previous experience at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
·     Previous event manager experience.
·     Cheery attitude with a passion for comedy
·     Demonstrable ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
·     Able to communicate at all levels.
·     Budgeting skills
·     Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
·     Knowledge of marketing esp social media
·     Ability to manage a large team

 

Desirable:

·     Experience with databases
·     Experience working with MACs

 

 

Covering letter and CV to penny@mickperrin.com.  Closing date 31st January 2019