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Events & Staffing Executive

Events & Staffing Executive- Manchester

JOB TYPE: Full-time (Including weekend work)
SALARY: £22k – 26k (Depending on experience)
HOLIDAY: 25 days holiday + bank holidays (flexible if more required)
BASED: Manchester (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.


  • 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 van


  • 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

Start: ASAP

Location: Our office at M32 0ZH. Hybrid working hours on non-event days. Flexible.


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


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Manchester, M32 0ZH: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)