Event Intern – World Cycling Revival

Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jan 2017
Closes
19 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Intern
Hours
Full Time

World Cycling Revival

A VINTAGE FESTIVAL CELEBRATING OVER 200 YEARS OF THE BICYCLE

This event is organised by FSG and will be launched in 2018. It builds on the incredible growth cycling has experienced in the last few years and on the hugely successful formula of other revival festivals.

The World Cycling Revival is a cycling event that will transport guests back to halcyon days of the 1940’s and 1950’s whilst celebrating the development of the bicycle and 200 years of cycling’s rich history including the most fascinating stories of the 125 year old venue itself.

The Role

Position: Events Intern

Reporting to: Senior FSG staff

Location: Putney

Salary: Competitive

Event planning:

  • Supporting the event team to deliver specific elements of the event organisation
  • Tasks could include, but not be limited to,:
  • Liaising with infrastructure suppliers
  • Sourcing other requirements for the event (e.g. toilets, first-aid cover etc.)
  • Sourcing and liaising with non-cycling entertainment
  • Liaising with the sales team as regards sponsors, exhibitors and retailers
  • Contracting and working with food and beverage suppliers
  • Managing the creation and maintenance of the event website

The Candidate

Requirements:

  • UK or EU National
  • Must be currently living in London.
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (English)
  • A knowledge and passion for cycling would be preferable
  • Minimum 2:1 degree
  • Excellent time management
  • Team player 
  • Autonomous – confident / outgoing / competitive
  • Proactive approach to problem solving using initiative
  • Good knowledge of iOS systems and computer software (Excel, Word, Keynote etc. – the company uses the mac operating system) 
  • Flexibility and willing to travel
  • Driving licence would be beneficial