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Event Operations Executive (London)

We are looking for someone with a passion for running to join a young, passionate and growing company. Working directly with our operations team in Hersham, Walton-on-Thames, to deliver high quality running and triathlon events. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities
– Assist the set up and smooth running of events.
– 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


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

– Experience in triathlon and/or trail running

Start date: ASAP

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £20,000.00 – £24,000.00 per year plus annual performance bonus

Ability to commute/relocate: Our office at KT12 3PD. Hybrid office and WFH working hours on non-event days.

Please email a CV and cover letter to careers@runthrough.co.uk