Graduate Events Executive - THG Experience - September 2021

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 01/02/2021
  • Website: thg.com
  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG is one of the world's fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty, Wellness and Fashion sectors, in over 160 markets.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious - we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 7,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

About the division:

Welcome to the home of experiences for those who are looking for something a little more. Experiences that go beyond the standard, so when you step into one of our hotels, enjoy our health clubs or enter an event, you feel that you part of something irresistibly different.

Somewhere that has an energy, an attitude, somewhere that feels familiar because you can feel that it’s a place that is as ambitious, unique and as exciting as you are.

We have recently completed the acquisition of two of Manchester best luxury hotels in King Street Townhouse & Great John Street Hotel, which along with Hale Country Club & Spa and several other sites under development form our THG Experience division.

The successful candidate will form an integral part of our events team and help deliver our vast portfolio of events ultimately giving our online brands real world experiences.


Key responsibilities of the Events Executive:

    Assisting the events team with their annual events calendar, ranging from popup events, to staff engagement parties or influencer events and many more.
    Accompanying the team and participating in both internal and external events
    Supporting the events manager with logistical and administrative support where required
    Maintaining records of all internal bookings to our THG Properties e.g. venue, catering, accommodation and taking payments
    Assisting with creative proposals specifically around sourcing quotes from suppliers and maintaining those relationships
    Keeping up to date with new event trends and reporting these back to the wider events team
    Attending all meetings to act as a second point of contact
    Helping set up and dismantle events efficiently through to completion
    Ensuring all branded items for events arrive on time and in a presentable condition
    Maintain and manage event databases, folders and timelines
    Implement best practices and standards whilst onsite to ensure premium delivery is maintained across all events


Applications Process:

To apply for the role, you need to complete the task outlined below and attach your completed campaign to your CV, or email your CV & completed task to [email protected] with the subject title “Events Executive Grad Application”. Please note, applications submitted after 18:00 on Friday 4th December 2020 may not be considered.


The Task:

THG Ingenuity is a proven enablement platform for frictionless, end-to-end digital commerce, with its ability and value demonstrated by the Group’s digital leadership positions in the Beauty and Nutrition categories. •THG Ingenuity brings new brands to the THG Family and works with them as clients. •THG Ingenuity have gone to the Events Team for ideas on how they can reward their clients over the Christmas period by offering them a supplier/client event.

Overview

 2 events to be delivered Thursday 17th & Friday 18th December to hold around 10-15 people per event.

 Budget guide is £50 - £85 pp


The Event Brief:

KPI’s & Considerations:

 Ensure all high level clients are receiving a premium experience to reward them

 The event format needs to allow for a THG Staff member to give an introduction to the event and opportunities to interact with the clients

 The event needs to be after working hours – recommendation on timings and duration would be required

 Approach to physical / hybrid and virtual events should be considered and with this the location or software to be used •Ideas on how we can inject THG branding into the event to enhance the experience for them

Requirements

    Proven project management skills
    Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
    Confident with all Microsoft Office packages
    Creative and used to thinking outside the box
    Excellent networker
    Passion for events
    Able to work independently as well as part of a team
    Personable and presentable
    Eager to contribute new ideas
    Events Management degree is preferred but not required



Benefits

    Competitive salary and bonus scheme
    Company pension scheme
    Onsite Doctor
    Employee discounts

Unfortunately because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application. If you haven't heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions within THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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