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Series Director

Closing date for this position is December 2022

ABOUT PERFORMANCE54:

Performance54 (‘P54’) is an energetic, innovative, and award-winning golf marketing agency, with a client base throughout Europe, the Middle East, US and Asia. Specialising in sponsorship strategy and activation, tournament promotion and management, PR and communications, and destination marketing, the Performance54 team is trusted by some of the world’s best-known brands.

Since being founded in 2015, P54 has become known as one of the UK’s fastest growing private companies, becoming the first sport marketing agency to feature in the top-15 of the Sunday Times Fast-Track 100 in consecutive years (2019: #4, 2020: #12) and in 2020 was awarded ‘Golf Business of the Year’ at the World Golf Awards.

 

ROLE OVERVIEW:

The opportunity exists for a dynamic, motivated, and experienced Series Director to join the Performance54 team, to oversee the delivery of the Aramco Team Series. The Series Director will be responsible for all aspects of the event delivery, including management of the Performance54 event team, project hires, rightsholder, partner and client liaison, and budget management.

The desired candidate must boast extensive event experience and understanding of the professional golf event ecosystem, its stakeholders, rightsholders and suppliers. They must boast strong personal motivation, and be comfortable working remotely and unsupervised, and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. A keen eye for detail and ability to work to tight deadlines, with excellent communication skills.

Tasked with delivering core aspects of the event, and supported by Senior Performance54 Management, the candidate must be comfortable managing a variety of relationships and have the ability to work in different cultures.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Event Management

  • Lead on creation of Operational Plan, Logistical Review and Event Budget
  • Support across host venue agreements and requirements
  • Management of Performance54 event delivery team and Tournament Directors
  • Management of supplier briefs, contracts, and scopes of service
  • Management of event budgets across the Series, providing weekly summary updates to leadership team
  • Rightsholder liaison, ensuring alignment with Governing Bodies, Tours, and Partners
  • Lead client, rightsholder, stakeholder and internal team calls, meetings, and workshops
  • Liaison with marketing team to ensure integration into overall event strategy and direction
  • Liaison with commercial team to ensure alignment with commercial partners and sponsors
  • Liaison with event broadcasters, maximising partner, and stakeholder value

 

Client Liaison / Account Management

  • Develop strong relations with clients
  • Host weekly update calls and meetings with client

 

Team Liaison

  • Be an excellent communicator and team player
  • Liaise regularly with all departments to ensure alignment
  • Contribute good insights in senior management meetings
  • Encourage and develop best-practice across the business

 

Reporting Concise Updates

  • Budgeting
  • Resource
  • Staging and Operations
  • Guest Management and Logistics
  • Marketing Communications
  • Commercials

 

Oversee Post Event Reporting

  • Flash (7 days post event)
  • Marketing Report (10 days post event)
  • Full Post Event Report (6 weeks post event)

 

REPORTS TO:

  • Global Events Director

 

TERM:

  • Full Time

 

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days’ annual leave (+public holidays)
  • Normal office hours (9am – 5.30pm), with travel and additional hours as required
  • Business Travel insurance (annual international travel policy)
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