Events Exec - Sports and Adventure

Events Exec - Sports and Adventure

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    £26,654 - 28,200 per year

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    Ryan Elmer

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    020 7820 7313

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    almost 3 years ago

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Harris Hill is delighted to assist a leading cancer charity in it's field, find an Events Executive within their Sports and Adventure team. This role will start ASAP until July on a full time, temporary basis.

The primary responsibilities of the Events Executive Sports and Adventure are to work on the planning and delivery of the sports and adventure events portfolio with the support of the Events Officers and Senior Events Manager. They have an extensive events programme including the London Marathon, Great North Run, RideLondon, Brighton Marathon, Edinburgh Marathon and many more across our running, cycling, triathlon and trek portfolio.

The post holder will project manage some of our smaller events as well as looking after some of the ad hoc participants taking on their own challenges, and will need to bring a highly motivated approach. In addition the post holder will be required to support the Events team on any other projects that are deemed appropriate but fall within the same level of responsibility.

To be considered, you will need to demonstrate the following experiences:

Relevant and demonstrable experience of working in charity events of a similar nature.
Experience of word processing, spreadsheet and database packages (MS Office and Enterprise) as well as familiarity with the use of the internet and intranet systems.
Experience of undertaking projects independently and seeing projects through to completion.
Experience of maximising participant fundraising per head, displaying excellent customer service and building relationships with supporters to engage them the charity.
The ability to manage a wide range of activities, prioritise own workload, deal with conflicting demands and see through projects through to completion.
Experience of building and managing relationships.
Significant experience of administration tasks with excellent skills in this area.
Experience of marketing events and growing event participation.