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Event Logistics Executive (London)

Organisation
RunThrough Events

Salary
£22,000.00-£26,000.00 per year

Location
Surrey

Contract type
Permanent (Full time)

Closing date
22 March 2024

Job Description
JOB TITLE: Event Logistics Executive
START DATE: ASAP
JOB TYPE: Full-time (Including weekend work)
SALARY: £22k – 26k (Depending on experience)
HOLIDAY: 25 days holiday + bank holidays (flexible if more required)
BASED: Surrey (Travel is involved for events)
TYPE OF WORK: Events/Logistical/Warehouse
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Graduate with event experience or 1/2 years in the industry

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

  • Working directly with our event management team to deliver running events across the UK while leading the recruitment of event day staff and volunteers.
  • Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assisting in event preparation; packing and testing equipment for weekly events.
  • Regular stock taking, ordering new equipment and product, receiving deliveries and maintaining equipment/vehicles.
  • Checking venues and courses pre-event for any potential hazards.
  • Assisting course team in race route set up; positioning signage, cones, dropping off course marshals, water stations etc.
  • Lead cycling for events; guiding the runners around the course and checking for any issues that need to be addressed.
  • Debriefing after events, analysing areas to improve and how to do so in weekly team meetings.

Person Specification.
The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in working in live events, an interest in running/sport and be a fast learner. They will work well as part of a team at events, as well as working alone at the warehouse. They will have strong organisational skills, attention to detail and ability to perform manual tasks.

Essential:

  • Able to work to strict deadlines and calm under pressure
  • Ability to carry out manual tasks
  • Confident and able to ride a bike or drive a vehicle at the front of a road race
  • Desire to learn, develop and advance personal career prospects
  • Passion for delivering faultless events with a customer-centric focus
  • Willing to work on weekends (Start: 5-6am | Finish: 12pm-2pm) on a rota basis (average of 2 weekends per month)
  • Full UK Driving Licence and willing to drive a van

 

Desirable:

  • Experience working live events
  • Logistics/warehousing experience
  • Keen interest in and knowledge of running

 

Location: Our office at KT12 3PD.

  • Benefits:
    Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

Supplemental pay types:
Bonus scheme

Ability to commute/relocate:
Surrey, KT12 3PD: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

How to apply
Send a CV and cover letter to careers@runthrough.co.uk