We are looking for Senior Event Manager to lead the strategic planning and operational delivery for external and internal events, across all of our locations.The Senior Event Manager will play an important role in establishing a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for Arsenal events, ensuring each event is delivered to the highest standards.

Who We Are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

  • Responsibility for the strategic planning and operational delivery of all Arsenal events at Emirates Stadium and other sites.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with all departments across the club, ensuring each event is delivered on time, on budget and to the highest possible standards.
  • Line managing a team of five executives across the following areas:
    • Club Events
    • Football Events
    • Matchday Supporter Experience
  • Developing, implementing, and managing a sustainable long-term operating model for all events, ensuring consistent and high-quality programming, logistical delivery, and efficiency.
  • Ensuring that venue set up, equipment and other logistical requirements is in accordance with customer requirements, brand standards and complies with Health & Safety guidelines.

What We Are Looking For

  • Proven experience in the operational delivery of large and small-scale events at major venues.
  • Successfully delivered high-profile, private events.
  • Experience managing matchday activations and supporter engagement for major brands and/or professional football clubs.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, including demonstrable ability to project manage event delivery.
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced and varied workload, working under pressure and, at times, outside of standard working hours.
  • Ability to communicate with a broad range of internal and external customers, adapting style and approach.
  • Actively cooperates and communicates with others, fostering a culture of teamwork and collaboration.

Why choose us

At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

  • An exciting reward and recognition scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service
  • Great internal learning and development programmes
  • A flexible hybrid working model
  • Priority access to apply for match tickets
  • A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package
  • A leading Employee Assistance Programme
  • Great discounts with some of our Partners

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

Apply back to Jobs listings