Event & Operations Executive - RunThrough Events - Salary £18000 - £30000 dependant on - Closing date 31 May 2021experience

£18,000 - £30,000 yearly
  • SportsJobFinder
  • Head office near Esher in Surrey (next to Hersham train station) with events around the South of England
  • Apr 30, 2021
Full time, permanent Events operations

Job Description

We are looking for someone with a passion for running to join a young, passionate and growing company.

Job Description:

Working directly with our operations team to organise and deliver running events in the South of England

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assist the set up and smooth running of events, focussing on course set up and marshal management.
- Create detailed documentation to outline the course set up for each event, including contingencies in case last minute changes are necessary.
- Assist in event preparation, including testing and packing equipment.
- Carry out internal and external course measurements where required.
- Assist with planning for staffing, safety and entertainment requirements on race routes.
- Be the lead cyclist for events - guiding the runners around the course and checking for any issues which need to be addressed.
- Checking venues and courses pre-event for any potential hazards.
- Debrief after events, analysing areas to improve.
- Regular stock taking, ordering new equipment when necessary.

Person Specification:

- The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in working in live events, an interest in running and be a fast learner.

Essential:

- Able to work to strict deadlines and calm under pressure
- Confident and able to ride a bike or drive a vehicle at the front of a road race
- Ability to carry out manual tasks
- Desire to learn, develop and advance personal career prospects
- Passion for delivering faultless events with a customer-centric focus
- Willing to work on weekends
- Full UK Driving Licence

Desirable:

- Experience working live events
- Keen interest in and knowledge of running and sport
- Knowledge of UK road running, and the safety requirements and licensing/certification process
- Experience of managing a small team
- Experience driving a small van