LARP Event Manager - Cape Town Verfied

Salary Negotiable Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 16-11-2023 4:46:15 AM
11-01-2024 4:46:15 AM
A startup company focussed on creating Live Action Role-Playing (LARP) events Cape Town is seeking a highly motivated and ambitious LARP Event Manager to lead the way in creating extraordinary public and private events.

Job Description
You will be responsible for every aspect of a LARP event, from finding venues, ensuring available equipment, creating a storyline, managing events to evaluating success afterwards.

The LARP Event Manager must be well-organized and competent in vendor and community management. Organisation skills and attention to detail will set apart the best among the candidates. The goal is to organise unforgettable LARP events that will ensure the entertainment of participants and facilitate growth in Cape Town LARP opportunities.

-Design and implement a suitable character, combat and economic system to use for LARP events
-Plan event with attention to financial and time constraints
-Book venues and ensure available equipment
-Research vendors (catering, material suppliers, etc) and choose the best combination of quality and cost
-Negotiate with vendors to achieve the most favourable terms
-Hire personnel as the company grows
-Manage all event operations
-Oversee event happenings and act quickly to resolve problems
-Evaluate event success and identify improvements
-Run smaller events (teambuilding, banquets, etc)
-Facilitate and manage LARP equipment and potential sales to the public
-Manage online marketing and community coordination
-Foster and grow a strong client base
-Build and grow the company to successfully meet business objectives
-Ensure all compliance requirements are met at events
-Review any contractual arrangements with vendors or suppliers as required
-Provide requirements for an online player management system for LARP events
-Manage budget and financial requirements

Requirements and skills
-Experience with large scale LARP events
-Experience in participation of reenactment/LARP events
-Good understanding of multiple LARP systems
-Good understanding of multiple role-playing systems and game mechanics
-Proficient in MS Office
-Excellent people management skills
-Excellent budget preparation and fiscal management skills
-Able to handle stress and remain calm
-Able to solve problems and identify improvements
-Strong communication and negotiation ability
-Strong organisational skills
-Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends
-A passion for delivering outstanding LARP event experiences