Job Opportunities | AOK Events

ACCOUNT MANAGER

We are looking for an account manager who has a real passion for live events and account management. You will need to have some proven experience of the events industry and a good network of industry relationships would be beneficial. Your role will include account managing some of AOK Events’ biggest clients and find creative solutions to help them achieve their objectives. This is a fantastic opportunity for an event expert to join our happy, busy, award-winning event management company, based in Clapham Junction. We have been recently certified as A Great Place to Work and we are proud of the amazing culture that we have built, which we expect you to contribute to. At AOK Events we offer corporate hospitality, live event services, venue finding, entertainment and virtual events, amongst other services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

  • Revenue generation for AOK Events through your expertise in pitching for and winning new event business
  • Venue finding
  • Account management – using your relationship skills to delight existing AOK Events clients & help grow their accounts
  • Introduce the full range of AOK Events services to clients
  • Review enquiries with your team as they come in. Qualify as necessary
  • Manage any key projects or accounts as they are allocated to you
  • General sales administration, including management of CRM system to ensure all data in the CRM
  • Proactive sales/account management approach
  • Target face to face client meetings
  • Actively promote all areas of AOK Events’ revenue generation: live events, corporate hospitality, venue finding, entertainment and bespoke events
  • Support the Head of AOK Creative, Dan Wheeler
  • Regularly attend industry networking events
  • Proactive research and have a genuine interest in new suppliers, venues and innovative ideas

KEY COMPETENCY SKILLS

  • Team player – work as part of a team to achieve goals of delighting every customer with a response to their brief
  • Strong work ethic – the role is varied with different challenges/opportunities each day
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills. Proposal writing an important part of your role. Good numeracy also important
  • Good time management skills
  • A people person – good account management skills are critical
  • A university degree (preferred)
  • The motivation to become an integral part of an expanding business
  • Proactive but not afraid to ask questions

Please send your CV and letter explaining why you are the perfect candidate for the job to alex@aokevents.com 

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ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS ASSISTANT

We are looking for an entry level candidate to join AOK Entertains, our talent and entertainment division, as an assistant. AOK Events (recently accredited as being A Great Place to Work) is an award winning event management company and we recently launched this exciting new service, providing bands, DJs, speakers, artists and entertainers to clients, agencies and venues throughout the UK. It complements our role as organisers of the best conferences, parties, teambuilding, incentives and hospitality, for which we are so well known.

AOK Events pride themselves on developing long-term successful relationships with our clients by excellent account management and project delivery. The Entertainment Assistant will take an active role in helping develop relationships with our pool of artists, venues and clients, offering outstanding customer service and helping AOK Entertains become the “go to” brand for entertainment.

The role is Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m. - 5.30 pm, from our offices in Clapham Junction, with an option to occasionally work flexibly. The Entertainment Assistant will be expected to work on events outside of these hours, occasionally on weekends and travel may occasionally be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

  • Help deliver excellent events for AOK Events’ clients at the very best standard
  • Build strong and long-standing relationships with clients and artists as projects are planned and delivered
  • Excellent project delivery (logistics, communications)
  • Create, support, and help write proposals to prospective clients
  • Budget management and contracts
  • Work with our event managers to ensure the bookings are seamlessly delivered
  • Be a proactive resource to AOK Entertains and help grow this part of our business
  • Play a significant role in AOK Events achieving its yearly revenue target

Key competency skills:

  • Team player - work as part of a team to collectively deliver amazing events
  • Strong work ethic - this role will be extremely varied with day to day challenges. We are looking for a CAN DO attitude
  • Good attention to detail - planning is essential to be successful within this role
  • Building relationships - it is essential to build relationships not only with clients but with artists and entertainers too 
  • Proactive, not afraid to ask questions
  • Numerate & literate
  • Fun!
  • A strong interest in music, performing arts, shows like Britains’ Got Talent, The Voice etc. would be helpful
  • Regularly scouting for exciting & upcoming entertainment talent via social media and web searching
  • Keeping up with current trends and entertainment themes 

Please send your CV to alex@aokevents.com along with an accompanying letter confirming your suitability for this role

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