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Canvas Events

Canvas Events

Canvas Events

The most dynamic start-up in the events industry is recruiting to help drive expansion through delivering new venues to our innovative marketing platform. Canvas is growing fast … think ‘Air B&B’ for the events world. Fulfil your potential at an organisation with a standout culture and a vision driven by digital innovation.

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
3 Apr 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
£25,000 - £35,000 plus very generous bonus and equity package

(OTE: £30,000 - £47,000 plus equity offer)

Employer tags:
Industry:
Events
Digital
Marketing and Advertising
Esc Factor:
Exotic
Exciting Brand

Director-in-training

Incredible opportunity for a budding entrepeneur to help launch exciting startup - great package including equity.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
£25,000 - £35,000 plus very generous bonus and equity package

(OTE: £30,000 - £47,000 plus equity offer)

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Senior Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
Function:
Business Development
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Take the controls of an exciting new start-up destined to make a major impact in the events industry.

Canvas has a new vision and a sole focus: to put venue hirers directly in contact with their ideal event venues. We re-launched softly to the world a matter of days ago ... on 3rd April 2013!!! 

With notable success stories already under our belt such as hosting The Elton John Foundation Winter Ball, the opening dinner for Frieze Festival 2012 and most recently the London International Fashion Week 2013 at the ex-Central St. Martin’s campus in Holborn, we are working towards an ambitious new business model, and need your help.

We are firmly on the look-out for a start-up superstar who has the tenacity and talent to attack this unique opportunity head on and work with the MD to push Canvas through this new phase and into the unchartered waters of significant profit.

You will enjoy an extensive training period, operate within an incubator environment in our lovely Camden offices as well as be surrounded and aided by the bright young teams making major successes of our sister organisations.


The present situation

Canvas is part of a wider three company organisation, The Collective Group, incorporating the pioneering and industry-defining Location Collective film location agency and fast-emerging stills specialist agency Focus Photographic Locations

Canvas is strongly supported by the other two companies under The Collective Group banner. You will share an office with the 12 other bright young talents who drive these two companies forward on a daily basis and will be joining an organisation at the most exciting time in its 6 year history.


The vision       

Canvas aspires to utilise the great relationships it has built up over the past three years to become the specialist directory for showcasing every forward-thinking venue that London has to offer. The venue directory market needs energising and we are looking to take advantage of every appropriate technological advance in this age of unprecedented digital innovation to propel us to the forefront of our industry.

Canvas will succeed through the refinement and implementation of a sophisticated and extremely comprehensive marketing strategy (inclusive of courage and calculated risks) utilising every relevant tool, platform and innovation made available to businesses in this age of continual digital innovation. If your experience, passion and personal vision fits with embracing such a business model then apply now … this is the role for you.
 

The successful candidate

  • A very strong marketing or sophisticated sales background, with previous experience and success in meeting targets.
  • You have to be excited by the prospect of constantly stepping out of your comfort zone to fully realise your potential.
  • Have a genuine provable ability to multi-task, not just in terms of doing more than one job at a given time, but also being able to concentrate on a specific task in detail whilst keeping in mind the overall goals and objectives of the entire company.
  • Well presented with outstanding all-round communication skills
  • A warm but professional telephone manner and the natural ability to build rapport in all forms of presentation.
  • A thirst for business learning and development. If the thought of self-education through books, workshops and seminars does not appeal to you then do not apply.
  • Self-motivated and a proven achiever
  • The ability to be diplomatic, calm and fair. As a directory you are positioned in the middle, always bringing clients and venues together.
  • Technically proficient in all conventional Microsoft Office software, specifically in Excel, Word and Outlook 

 
The Future

Your job is to take a hold of Canvas in its current form and develop it into a successful and profitable company.

To give you a sense of where the organisation was three years ago we were made up of one company, not three separate companies as we are now. In this period The Collective Group has grown from a workforce of 6 to 15 and Group income has more than doubled.

The extent to which Canvas can revolutionise a stale boutique industry is without limit. It is up to the right candidate to work alongside the MD to deliver a well-developed project through start-up breaking firmly into the marketplace and then break down barriers towards industry dominance. The framework is there, it is now time for someone to execute an inspiring delivery.

The package (incl. equity)

You will receive well deserved, highly attractive bonus payments for reaching and exceeding the realistic milestones with the opportunity to work in a vibrant creative office environment in Camden.

Once you have guided Canvas into profitability and it has cleared its start-up overheads then you will be handed a well-earned substantial equity stake in Canvas. Further details on this will be disclosed to successful applicants in the latter stages of interviews.
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