Events Executive (Matchbox)

WHY join us?

Matchbox is Mothership’s newly-launched creative space with a social purpose. It is an expression of our desire to contribute to the local community beyond the online space.

We call it Matchbox, with the hope that this 2000-square-foot blackbox space will ignite many small fires within and among aspiring creative, artistic, and media talents, and become part of their creative journeys. 

Our colleagues and our audiences are at the heart of all that we do. We strive to build and preserve a people-centred culture with a focus on personal development and professional growth.

WHAT is this role about?

As Events Executive, you will oversee the planning and execution of events and projects for Matchbox. 

Project Management 

  • Planning, managing, and executing Matchbox programmes and events
  • Coordinating with and managing key stakeholders (landlords, vendors, colleagues, etc.)
  • Overseeing venue and equipment upkeep and maintenance
  • Retrofitting the venue with suitable upgrades to ensure that Matchbox preserves its value proposition as the creative venue for clients and stakeholders over time

Business Management

  • Marketing and pitching Matchbox and its programmes to potential clients and sponsors, as well as to key target audiences
  • Ensuring Matchbox’s financial and environmental sustainability

WHO should consider?

We are looking for someone with minimally one year of experience in events/venue management, and who possesses knowledge of handling audiovisual tech and systems. 

If you are someone who: 

  • Possesses an eye for detail and is able to think on your feet
  • Has experience in the end-to-end process of planning and executing events
  • Has experience managing studio renovation work and equipment procurement
  • Has experience with live production, including handling of tech and audiovisual systems and equipment (bonus)
  • Has experience with emceeing for events and/or moderating discussions (bonus)
  • Loves meeting and speaking with people

... we’d love for you to be part of our team!

HOW do you go about applying?

If you are interested in speaking with us, email your resume (in PDF form) to [email protected]. Please include "Career Application – Events Executive (Matchbox)" in the subject line. 

If you wish – and this will be a huge bonus – you could also send us a presentation deck (no more than 7 slides) or a video (no longer than 1 minute) to share with us more about yourself.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.