Event Producer (London)

About Us:

Since opening its doors in 2001, Joonbug has evolved into the United States’ leading producer of nightlife events and promotions. Joonbug is now looking to expand to the United Kingdom.. With strong industry presence in major markets such as New York, Los Angeles and Miami among numerous others, Joonbug embodies a lifestyle of being in the know and attending the best events. Working with top nightlife venues from bars, pubs, restaurants, lounges, rooftops, hotels, to high-end nightclubs and upscale event spaces, we leverage our firmly established relationships across the nightlife scene to bring our clients an insider’s nightlife guide and access to the best event/party experiences.


Position summary:

Joonbug is seeking a full-time Event Producer in London. This person will be responsible for the development and execution of special events and marketing programs for a wide variety of clients in the fashion, nightlife and hospitality industry.

Your day-to-day activities will include:

  • Researching and identifying clients in London and across the UK

  • Business development via phone, email and face-to-face

  • Contract negotiations and formatting

  • Meet with the CEO periodically to discuss operations

  • Daily interaction with clients, booking agents and venue operators

  • Online marketing- event postings, email blasts, social media outreach

  • Marketing and promotional materials- event flyers, posters, brochures

  • Operations- floor plans, seating arrangements, staff management, vendor relations

  • DJ and Talent programming

  • On-call / on-site operational support

  • Departmental database upkeep

  • Pre & post event analysis and reconciliation

  • Acquisition and supervision of affiliate partnerships

  • Creation of new marketing and promotional strategies to optimize business development

  • Client procurement, venue relations and event organization / execution for Comp Sponsor and Concierge Programs


Key candidate requirements for the role:

  • Ideally a university graduate with a 2:1 degree - Desirable

  • Significant sales experience success - Essential

  • Experience in the event ticketing industry - Desirable

  • Ability to learn and adopt new systems and products - Essential

  • Extreme attention to detail and a passion for maintaining standards and quality in work - Essential

  • Ability to develop strong business relationships - Essential

  • Knowledge/experience in the nightlife industry - Desirable

  • Sales experience success – Essential

  • Cold Calling/Lead Generation experience - Desirable

  • Ability to learn and adopt new systems and products – Essential

  • Technology savvy and capable – Essential

  • Extreme attention to detail and a passion for maintaining standards and quality in work - Essential

  • Strong planner and organiser – Essential

  • Ability to develop strong business relationships – Essential

  • An innate internal drive, enthusiasm and a self-starter - Essential

  • Energy, charisma and fun attitude - Essential

  • Knowledge/experience in the nightlife industry – Desirable

  • Experience in working in a startup/small business environment - Desirable

Salary:  Will vary depending on applicant.   We are hiring full time, part time and commission base people.  


The Perfect Candidate:

With intimate knowledge of the intricacies of the cocktail and style bar, lounge and club scene, you will possess an outgoing and engaging personality to establish, build and profitably exploit relationships with bar/club decision makers and bartenders in key outlets.  Understanding which bars and clubs are hot and frequented by the ‘in-crowd’ is a hugely important requirement of this appointment, as is a general passion for spirits, cocktails and the modern nightlife scene.


Skills/Qualifications:

  • Sales experience success – Essential

  • Cold Calling/Lead Generation experience - Desirable

  • Technology savvy and capable – Essential

  • Extreme attention to detail and a passion for maintaining standards and quality in work - Essential

  • Strong planner and organiser – Essential

  • An innate internal drive, enthusiasm and a self-starter - Essential

  • Knowledge/experience in the nightlife industry – Desirable

City: London