Event co-ordinator job vacancy

Ramathon

An exciting opportunity to play an important support role to the Race Director and organising team of one of the region’s biggest sporting events, the Derby Half Marathon, and other associated events has arisen.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing efficient and effective organisational support to the Race Director of this highly successful Derby Half Marathon event.

Personal skills for the role will include a confident, outgoing manner with the ability to learn and develop systems and provide effective 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.

Microsoft Office skills are a key requirement, together with the ability to work accurately within tight deadlines, strong attention to detail and accuracy with a passion for event management and/or running.

This is a part-tine 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 eventmanager@ramathon.co.uk 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: ‘The 2016 event is expected to be bigger and better than any of the previous events.  How would you help to increase the number of entries in the Half Marathon and Mini Ramathon?’

Ramathon Event Co-ordinator Job Description

Ramathon Event Co-ordinator Person Specification

RunDerby Application Form

CLOSING DATE:  WEDNESDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 2015

INTERVIEW DATE:  THURSDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2015