Events Executive

  • Employer RunThrough Events
  • Town / City Manchester
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £16000 - £24000 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/02/2021
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Working directly with our operations team to organise and deliver running events in the north and midlands.

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:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent attention to detail
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 work both independently and as part of a team, as the task requires
Excellent organizational skills; accuracy and attention to detail
Proactive, creative and enthusiastic
Ability to carry out administrative duties effectively
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 licencing/certification process
Experience of managing a small team
Experience driving a small van

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