EVENT CO-ORDINATOR (20 HOURS PER WEEK)
£19,500-£20,500 pro rata (depending on experience)
This is an exciting opportunity to play an important support role to the Director and organising team of one of the region’s biggest sporting events, Ramathon, the Derby Half Marathon, and other associated events including the Derby 10 Mile, Wilne 10k and Carsington 7+.
Personal skills for the role will include a confident, outgoing manner with the ability to learn and develop systems and provide effective and efficient planning and co-ordination support. Candidates must possess strong organisational capability, be numerate, self-motivated, conscientious, able to work as part of a team but also possess the ability to work under their own initiative and react under pressure. Excellent communication skills and written English are essential along with proven customer service skills as well as enthusiasm and commitment to driving running events forward. Strong I.T. skills are also key requirement, together with the ability to work within tight deadlines, strong attention to detail and accuracy with a passion for event management and/or running.
This is a part-time role of 20 hours per week including some evening and weekend working and the successful candidate must be available to work ‘above and beyond’ in the lead up to the event and on event weekend in this demanding role. The successful applicant will be required to travel to different locations and venues across Derby.
This role has the potential for career development with higher responsibilities and an increase in working hours.
Interested individuals should complete the application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering letter stating why they should be considered for the position and how they can demonstrate how they meet the Job Description; and a detailed reply to the following question: ‘How would you help to increase the number of entries in the Half Marathon and Mini Ramathon from people who live more than 30 miles away?’
CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY 14th MARCH 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: WEDNESDAY 22nd MARCH 2017