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Logistics Manager (London)

START DATE: January 2023
JOB TYPE: Full-time (Including weekend work)

SALARY: 28k – 32k (Depending on experience)

BASED: Hersham, London (Travel is involved for events)

TYPE OF WORK: Events/Office-based/Logistical

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: 1-2+ years event experience

We are looking for someone with a passion for running to join a young, rapidly growing company. You will be working directly with our logistics team in Hersham, Surrey, to organise and deliver running events in London and the South of England.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

– Manage event preparation, packing and testing equipment for weekly events.

– Warehouse Management; regular stock taking, ordering new equipment and product, receiving deliveries and maintaining equipment/vehicles.

– Managing the logistics team; conducting 121’s, maintaining accountability, creating schedules.

– Oversight of fleet maintenance.
– 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 and be a fast learner. They will also have previous experience in a logistics/warehouse management role. 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 and attention to detail.

Essential:

– Logistics/warehousing experience
– 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

– Experience driving a van

Ability to commute/relocate:

Hersham, Surrey: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Licence/Certification:

Driving Licence (required)

Social/Development Opportunities

● Regular group runs with the RunThough staff.
● Opportunities to seek new running event venues.

● Team-building team that will challenge and develop you as a person. ● Fun, welcoming and lively environment in a bright and social office. ● Networking opportunities within the industry.
● Event entry contribution for non-RunThrough races.

Start ASAP. Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 depending on experience. Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3PD