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After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin is back on the grid for 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 500 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective – bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.

The Aston Martin era represents the beginning of a new journey for us, but the racer’s attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team’s philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.

To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.

We are a brave and united team who value authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer’s spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin’s glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.

PURPOSE

  • Working with the Guest Services team to achieve the objectives by contributing new ideas and helping to manage specific projects predominantly off-track and expanding experience into special projects & internal events

  • To actively contribute to the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top three team in the FIA Constructor’s Championship.

Primary Responsibilities:

Internal Events (reporting into Head of Off – Track & Strategic Operations):

  • A UK based role focusing on management of internal events hosted at, mostly yet not restricted to, the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team HQ.

  • Coordination, management and hosting of audiences including internal colleagues, partner guest groups and external contacts.

  • Curating new ideas around the internal guest programme to enhance experiences

  • Drive and manage pre-event planning and preparation

  • Implement planning tools and software including a robust booking system

  • Liaise with and relationship management of key internal stakeholders

  • Event and hospitality design and ideation

  • Manage operational delivery of internal programmes

  • Guest management and hosting pre / post event and on site (collaboration with other business areas required)

  • Ownership of guest communications & invitation process

  • Ownership of internal events & hospitality guest lists

  • Ownership of branding and event collateral

  • Supplier / venue sourcing and management, including to ensure all suppliers meet company sustainability and operational standards

  • Manage freight and logistics arrangements

  • Manage set up / pack down of events

  • H&S and sustainability management, including meeting company & industry standards

  • Financial tracking and event budget reporting

  • Support with post event debriefs

  • Curate and support with data capture and reporting of internal programmes

  • To chair, attend and proactively participate in meetings as required

  • To work proactively, responsibly and professionally at all times and to respect and comply with the company’s reporting structure

  • To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard and maintain current and thorough working knowledge of guest experience, commercial awareness and brand strategy.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • A track record of managing luxury and high-end events/shows/conferences – preferably in motorsport of sporting industry

  • Attention to detail

  • Effective task management

  • Microsoft Office competent

  • Communication skills - telephone manner, email and face-to-face

  • Experience using marketing software tools

  • Teamwork skills

  • Commercial, business and industry awareness

The role will be based in Silverstone but travel to London is required on an regular basis.

This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.

You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.

Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered and valued.

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