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    Retail Operations

    Events Assistant


    We have been retained on an  exciting opportunity for a hard-working events assistant with a keen interest in the luxury sector and some proven event management experience to join a dynamic London team assisting and reporting to the Head of Events.

    This is a fantastic  opportunity for a proactive and initiative-driven individual looking to join the luxury sector working in a small team, and engaged in every aspect of the business with the main focus on the broad calendar of events that the business is involved in.


    • Assisting the Event Manager to manage and execute the annual calendar of events of over 50 events including dinners, lunches, receptions, seminars, breakfast briefings, report launches and the annual awards
    • Work closely with the communications and content team on the preparation of invitations and publicity materials
    • Manage RSVPs and curate guest lists where appropriate
    • Events each week on the progress of the event
    • Manage on-the-day setup and running of the event
    • Update the CRM database  Assist the senior team with sourcing, approaching and briefing speakers
    • Coordinate speaker and VIP guests’ requirements such as travel
    • Manage a range of smaller events from start to finish, taking full responsibility and overseeing all aspects of  event management, logistics, external suppliers, communications and guest lists: liaising with event venues; event sponsors
    • Post-event reporting and feedback gathering



    • University degree educated or equivalent required
    • 6 months to a year event management experience
    • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
    • Proven organisational skills
    • An interest in the luxury sector desirable
    • Must have strong proven knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel and Google Docs
    • Knowledge of social media, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey & Eventbrite
    • Organised, time-oriented, and able to work with and manage schedules and deadlines
    • Confident in building relationships with senior figures up to Board level
    • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
    • Accurate with a meticulous attention to detail
    • Flexible, able to think quickly and solve problems in a calm and considered manner
    • Strong team player to work in a small, hardworking team

    Nicole Vohs
    Retail Operations

    Head of Communications (Fixed Term)


    A fantastic opportunity for a Communications Expert (Head of Communications) to join an established sector body on a fixed-term contract for the luxury Market covering all industries, the role will be responsible for devising, leading and delivering B2B comms campaigns reporting into the CEO of the business. Experience of public affairs policy and comms would advantageous with relevant experience and existing relationships with luxury, business and trade media contacts.




    Split between public relations and public affairs, the Head of Communications is equally adept at creating and ensuring the adoption of all corporate and public affairs narrative and messaging as they are leading campaigns and media engagement to drive awareness to the press and amongst other target audiences

    • Develop communication plans and strategies around a calendar of initiatives, launches and the Sector Luxury  Awards.
    • Write and evolve the Organisation  key messages, corporate narrative to reflect the organisation’s vision, strategy and membership offering including: policy and public affairs messages; the role of the Organisation within the luxury sector and wider UK business community and the work that it does for the sector on behalf of members.
    • The Head of Communications works closely with the CEO and Director of Public Affairs and International to develop integrated strategic communications that develop and articulate on policy issues facing the luxury sector including engagement with relevant government departments, fellow sector bodies and senior executives within Organisations  membership
    • Be responsible for the reputation of the business, financial and trade media, with a constant with media and press
    • Act quickly and tactically to increase share of voice around sector and wider businesses news and related sectors events as they happen.
    • Be first point of contact for media enquiries and interview requests; create briefing notes for interview, media meetings and speaking engagements.
    • Develop written materials - press releases, reports, messaging guidelines, Q&As, briefs, presentations and story pitches etc.
    • Implement an effective engagement plan for the CEO and senior executives – press, speaking opportunities and thought-leadership.
    • Work with the Content team to create content the business initiatives and events including filmed content/vox pops, programmes, brochures and other printed collateral.
    • Represent the business at events (including member, government and wider business)
    • Brief and manage external agencies and partners.


    • You will combine a high level of judgement, professionalism and love of communications with the ability to use different strategies and channels to achieve communications goals.
    • Be passionate and knowledgeable not only about British luxury brands from a consumer perspective, but also the business of luxury and issues, challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
    • Be skilled in both communication strategy and operations.
    • Have excellent written communication skills and the ability to write clearly across different channels and for a variety of audiences.
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy bringing people together – delivering the business communications objectives.
    • Have relationships with journalists across a variety of publications and the capability to develop and share new relationships to benefit the organisation and its executives.
    • Have up-to-date knowledge of the news and political landscape and issues facing the sector with the ability to assess the impact they have on the Luxury Sector, its business and its members.
    • Have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in an equivalent role preferably within the luxury sector or a trade association.
    • Content creation is an increasingly important activity for the organisation and the Head of Communications works alongside the Content team to increase the quality and reach of communications to create better awareness of activities across all owned and earned channels including the luxury daily digest, website and social media
    • Experience of working within a small team with a flat structure
    • Experienced in maintaining a tight budget and taking a hands-on approach to delivering campaigns.

    Matthew Vohs
    Retail Operations

    Head of Events

    £45 000

    A fantastic opportunity for an Senior Event Manager (Fixed Term) to join a luxury affiliate organisation responsible for collectively bringing together Luxury brand members across all industries staging major high profile events covering important topics and high profile networking gatherings. The role will be re reporting  into the CEO and also work with the business communications and content team on communicating, marketing, and PRing the events, identifying attendees and sourcing speakers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing budgets, guest lists, liaising and identifying Key Note speakers.




    • Plan, manage and execute the annual calendar of events including dinners, lunches, receptions, seminars, breakfast briefings, report launches and the annual awards
    • Manage on-the-day setup and running of the event
    • Manage RSVPs and curate guest lists where appropriate
    • Work with the Head of Membership to identify opportunities for relevant event content and innovative event spaces from within the membership
    • Assist the senior team with sourcing, approaching and briefing speakers
    • Coordinate speaker and VIP guests’ requirements
    • Draw up and manage events budgets, including forecasting costs and budget reconciliation
    • Oversee all aspects of event management, logistics, external suppliers, communications and guest lists
    • Setting event timelines and project plans and communicating this to the rest of the team 
    • Responsibility for maintaining & negotiating venue barter agreements and relationships
    • Update the CRM system and assisting the communications team on updating event web pages
    • Assist the Walpole team with sourcing prospective members and sponsors
    • Post-event reporting and feedback gathering



    • 6+ years’ event management experience
    • Conference and Awards event management experience 
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and Google Sheets
    • Experience in managing large and complex event budgets 
    • Knowledge of using Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey, Eventbrite and Salesforce
    • Experience in managing and training junior staff
    • Previous experience working for a membership organisation
    • Previous experience working for a luxury brand
    • Previous experience working for a luxury brand
    Matthew Vohs

    Paid Social Executive


    Do you follow fashion? Are you analytical? Do you follow social platforms?

    We have partnered with a fantastic brand whom are recruiting a Paid Media Executive (PPC and Paid Social) with experience of both Google AdWords (search, display, shopping and Youtube) and paid social (Facebook and Instagram) to join our partnered client's team.
    You will be working directly with the Marketing Department and agencies overseeing their paid social and organics campaigns nationwide.

    Key Responsibilities:-

    Understanding of custom audiences and lookalike audiences.
    Ability to generate and install the Facebook pixel, Dynamic products and all FB ads functionality.
    Oversee accounts on search platforms (Google AdWords and Bing).
    Be involved in keyword selection and audience targeting.
    Monitor budget and adjust bids to gain better ROI.
    Track KPIs to assess performance and pinpoint issues.
    Produce reports for management (dashboards).
    Write attractive and concise copy for adverts.
    Suggest and develop new campaigns across multiple channels.
    Maintain partnerships with PPC ad platforms and vendors.
    Find ways to reduce risk of click fraud.
    Keep abreast PPC and SEM trends.
    Strong understanding and experience of bidding techniques (AutoBid, CPC, CPM and oCPM).
    Strong at statistical analysis, spreadsheets and reporting.
    Ability to navigate, schedule and generate reports quickly.
    Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
    Participate in forming effective paid search strategies.

    Key Requirements:-

    At least 5 years’ experience in paid media.
    Experience in multi-channel data analysis and reporting.
    Knowledge of SEO and digital marketing concepts.
    Working knowledge of analytics tools (Google Analytics, Tableau and WebTrends). Understanding of HTML and XML is a plus Proficient in MS Office (particularly Excel).
    Excellent communication skills.
    Analytical thinking with strong maths skills.
    Agency background preferable Google AdWords and Facebook.
    Blueprint certification is a bonus.

    Due to the anticipated interest in this role, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    By applying for this role you will be asked to consent to the V&C GDPR Policy.

    Matthew Vohs
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