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Events Manager (Venue/Logistics)

Leeds

Permanent, 40 hours per week

Salary: £26K to £34K, dependent on experience

Are you passionate about sport? Do you have experience of organising events and would you like to work for a sporting events company with a difference? Then read on.

Run For All is one of the UK’s biggest not-for-profit sporting event companies, staging high-profile events including the Leeds 10K and York 10K, Leeds Half Marathon and the Yorkshire Marathon.

Run For All is now looking for an experienced, organised, efficient and enthusiastic Events Manager to join its expanding Leeds-based team.

As Events Manager you will work on planning and delivery across our portfolio of events with particular emphasis on venue and logistics including contractor procurement and management, site and temporary infrastructure planning and managing build as well as event staffing and operations.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to demonstrate proven experience in the planning and building of temporary structures across a variety of venues, understanding of safety legislation as well as procuring and managing suppliers.

With exceptional attention to detail, you will also have excellent organisational skills and be capable of juggling several projects at a time. Health and safety qualifications including knowledge of crowd dynamics would be advantageous.

Excellent communication skills are a must and applicants should also be proficient in a range of IT packages, including Microsoft Office, Word, Power Point and Excel.

With charity at our core, Run For All is looking to employ someone who understands the unique ethos and aims of the organisation. Applicants should be enthusiastic and hard-working, be flexible and have a positive attitude and a good sense of humour.

It will be necessary to own a car and have a full clean driving licence to be considered for this position. This role will naturally involve weekend and some out of hours working.

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

Full job specification:

Relationships: Internal: CEO, Events Team Manager, Events Team, PR & Marketing Team, and Administration and Charity Teams.

External: Multi-agency groups, local authorities, suppliers, contractors, general public, volunteers, sponsors, charities.

Main Responsibilities:

Qualifications: Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field. Health and safety qualifications including knowledge of crowd dynamics would be advantageous.

Knowledge and Experience: A sound understanding of event and safety planning, ideally within similar industries. You will be fully conversant with a range of IT packages, including Microsoft Office, Power Point, Word and Excel.

Attributes:

The successful applicant will:

To Apply: Send a covering letter and CV to lynne@runforall.com no later than 5pm on Tuesday 18th April.