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Events & Staffing Executive (London)

Organisation
RunThrough Events

Salary
£22,000.00-£26,000.00 per year

Location
Surrey

Contract type
Permanent (Full time)

Closing date
29th March 2024

JOB TITLE: Events & Staffing 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/Office-based/Remote working/Logistical
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.

Job Description

  • 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
  • Creating new relationships with runners who come to our events
  • Responsible for event day staff recruitment
  • Lead the volunteer recruitment drive
  • Management of the set up and pack down of event courses, and riding a lead bike ahead of the lead runners on event days
  • Interacting with the wider running community to enhance reputation

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.

Essential:

  • Able to work to strict deadlines and calm under pressure
  • 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 (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 vanDesirable:
  • Experience working live events
  • Keen interest in and knowledge of running and sport
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Previous experience driving a van

Personable and confident in social situations.

Benefits:

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

 

Location: Our office at KT12 3PD. Hybrid working hours on non-event days. Flexible.

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