Events Executive

The Drinks Business
London, UK
Full Time
Job posted
July 10, 2017
Closing date
10 Aug 2017

the drinks business is looking for an enthusiastic, talented Events Executive to join our events team based in London Bridge.

The new Events Executive will help with the organisation of the Global Masters competitions, our consumer wine shows (The Wine Show Chelsea and the new City Wine Show), the trade shows and trade Masterclasses in London and around the UK.

the drinks business is the leading global drinks industry publication.

We run a series of successful blind tasting competitions, The Global Masters, which draw in entries from across the world. One of the key elements to its success is the quality and dedication of our judging panel which consists exclusively of Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers and senior buyers.

The City Wine Show is a consumer show launched by the drinks business which will take place in September.

Responsibilities will include:

The Global Masters competitions

  • Assisting producers with our application forms and the submitting of samples
  • Liaising  with producers to get product  information and the wines delivered on time for judging.
  • Promoting the results
    Helping to run the tastings – about 15 each year
  • Helping to source  venues and organise the tastings


The City Wine Show and The Wine Show Chelsea

  • Main contact for exhibitors
  • Taking care of logistics
  • Organisation of the Masterclasses
  • Help run the event on the day



  • Sourcing of venues
  • Recruitment of attendees
  • Logistics and events material (tasting notes and booklets)


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Attention to detail
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Enthusiasm about wines and spirits – WSET qualifications a bonus
  • The ability to work under their own initiative
  • A positive work attitude and a good sense of humour
  •  Competitive salary based on experience. We are looking for the successful candidate to start ASAP.


To apply please email Bert Grant using the form below.

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