Artist & Entertainment Relations Special Project Manager

London, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2022
13 Sep 2022

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


- Reporting to the Director, Artists & Entertainment relations, this role will support the department to execute special VIP projects occurring both within and outside of the usual marketing calendar.

- Operate with a strong focus on logistical work, striving for operational excellence.




- Collaborate with the Director, Artists & Entertainment Relations on creating VIP special project calendar annually, capturing the deliverables across each project in order to understand and bring together teams and decision making according to each project scope.

- Own VIP special project related processes and communications, spanning everything from the initiation of each project to release.

- Create and manage all project timelines and briefs liaising with internal teams such as design, PD, creative, marketing, etc. Communicating deadlines, budgets, and approvals accordingly.

- Manage all content needs ahead of VIP events and projects, liaising with necessary internal teams on deliverables and timeline. Handle the distribution of assets throughout the content capture process, ensuring the final delivery is made in the agreed upon timeframe.

- Responsible for briefing and actioning the VIP design and PD team aligned with critical path for each VIP project. Managing all design handovers, flagging and advising on design-related issues that arise throughout the development process.

- Manage VIP design studio budget and track spend across each special project. Handle all admin for VIP design studio including shipments, couriers, raising POs for payments in SAP and Ariba.

- Support with seasonal fashion shows, international brand events (occasionally involving travelling to these locations) and the Met Gala. Responsible for coordinating all VIP fitting and design team logistics.

- Responsible for understanding project status and giving a full overview when requested at any given time


  • Strong experience of working in a communications or marketing team at a mid-senior level with clear ownership of projects and driving own agenda
  • Excellent project management skills, experience of shaping new processes and frameworks
  • Ability to identify efficiencies in process and ensure optimal ways of working
  • Excellent time management and ability to use your time where it adds most value
  • Hold first class interpersonal skills - especially meeting management, facilitation, presentations and written communications
  • Experience using SAP and Ariba preferable
  • Experience in luxury fashion project management would be useful
  • Experience of working under pressure in a fast paced environment helpful


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || MARKETING || CENTRAL - VIP || n/a ||

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