Creative Access
Events executive

Events executive

locationGreater London, UK
ExpiresExpires: 22/05/2024
Event Management / Curation
Permanent position

Closing date: 22nd May 2024

Salary: £34,945.48 per annum, plus benefits

Contract: Permanent, full-time position


This is an exciting time to join the Catering & Events team as we expand to our new venue; Sadler’s Wells East. 

Sadler's Wells is a world-leading creative organisation dedicated to dance in all its forms. Our mission is to make and share dance that inspires us all.  

We are looking for a results-focused Events Executive with relevant sales and operational experience to manage the hire of our spaces in this on-site role. 


Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Proven track record and substantial relevant experience in event sales and management in a venue.
  • Strong understanding of logistics and operations with the ability to handle unforeseen challenges.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail and ability to prioritise.
  • Experience of using a room booking system and/or database management.
  • Experience of setting and achieving high standards of customer service.
  • Experience of financial management and budgeting events.
  • Willing and able to work both strategically and be hands-on when required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the catering industry.
  • Computer literacy (including MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook) with database skills.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Must hold the right to work in the UK. 


  • Experience of working in a performing arts venue.
  • Knowledge of Artifax Event.

We’re a supportive and hardworking team, working on a broad variety of projects. 


Sadler’s Wells benefits include: 

  • Enhanced holiday and time off in lieu policy  
  • Complementary tickets and discounts  
  • LinkedIn Learning Membership  
  • Employee Assistance Programme  


This is an ongoing vacancy and we aim to contact candidates on an ad-hoc basis. We will close the vacancy once we have received a sufficient number of applications. 

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and actively encourage applications from Black, Asian and those belonging to ethnic groups that are currently underrepresented within the Arts. Applications from d/Deaf and disabled communities and low socio-economic backgrounds are also welcome. As a user of the Disability Confident Scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the Job Pack.

Sadler’s Wells also works collaboratively with Parents in Performing Arts (PiPA) in efforts to support parents and carers within the industry.

If you would like support or have any queries regarding the format or submission of the application, please contact us on

Level of experience

  • Junior