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Events Manager (Olympic Venues / Leisure Centre) to £40k
Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Salary: Up to £40,560 per annum
Benefits: 8% Attendance related bonus scheme (after qualifying period)
About GLL & the Olympic venues:
GLL is a leading UK charitable social enterprise and proud operator of two of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s most iconic venues. Preparations are now fully underway to prepare for the launch of the Copper Box and the Aquatics Centre and they are looking for an experienced and extraordinary Events Manager.
Both Venues will play a key role in building a long lasting sport and event heritage on the Park. The Copper Box will open in July 2013 exactly one year from the close of the 2012 Games, and the Aquatics Centre from Spring 2014. These world class venues have incredible and unique events potential. With a seating capacity of up to 7,500, the Copper Box will be the largest purpose built sporting venue in London as well as being the Capital’s 3rd largest indoor entertainment arena. It’s highly flexible design means it can be used for a wide range of indoor
sports events at regional national and international level as well as a yearly programme of community events, concerts, family entertainment and much more.
The Aquatics Centre with its two 50m pools and a seating capacity of up to 2,500 will provide London’s most important swimming legacy and the Country’s most modern swimming performance venue. It will be able to cater for major events at a national, European and International level.
About the role:
To create the events programme that these iconic venues deserve, you will need to be an experienced and creative top class Events Manager, with a significant track record of attracting and delivering major events of this type and scale. You will be a born leader who can direct and inspire their team to deliver an exciting and innovative launch of both venues, as well as creating annual programmes that build on the success of the UK games that saw these venues hosting some of the finest athletes in the world and a global audience.
You will be able to demonstrate real experience and knowledge of the full spectrum of Events Management responsibilities from safety, legislative and technical requirements, to the effective delivery of their business and social targets. Most of all, you will have a genuine passion to succeed in this significant but exciting challenge and a clear understanding of the busy fast-paced world of event planning and execution.
You may have experience of the following: Events Manager, Marketing, PR Executive, Public Relations, Events Officer, Marketing Organiser, Events Executive, Marketing Campaign Manager, Sports and Leisure, Events & Marketing Executive, Venue Manger, Sales and Bookings, Events Coordinator, First Aid, Leisure Manager, Events Supervisor, Promotions, Leisure Supervisor, Venue Manager, Event Sales, etc.
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