Venue Accreditation Manager

Location
Nationwide
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jan 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Ref
VAM-CWC19
Contract Type
Contract, Part Time
Hours
Part Time

WHY THIS ROLE?

 

We have 9 of these positions available. Each will be based at one of the below Host Venues:

Cardiff Wales Stadium, County Ground Bristol, County Ground Taunton, Durham, Edgbaston, Hampshire Bowl, Headingly, Old Trafford and Trent Bridge.

In your cover letter, please state clearly which Venue you wish to apply for.

 

Each role will start in May, and will run for around 20 days. 

 

We’re introducing this exciting role to assist in managing the Accreditation operations at a match venue for the Cricket World Cup 2019. As a Venue Accreditation Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Venue Accreditation Centre including the staffing and volunteers. You will also be responsible for production and distribution of Accreditation to Tournament Stakeholders, providing issue resolution and ensuring the smooth running of access control across the venue.


 

WHO WE ARE

 

In 2019, England and Wales are set to host the ICC Cricket World Cup for the fifth time and you could be part of it. As the flagship event on the international cricket calendar, it will be the stage for the world’s best players for six weeks of enthralling cricket. You would become a member of a small but hardworking team that is striving for excellence in everything they do.


 

OUR VALUES

 

  • Connect with the world – Engaging new and existing audiences to grow the fan base and inspire the next generation of fans and players, whilst supporting key partners to activate.
     
  • Entertain the world – Creating an unrivalled and unique experience for the fans and players with cricket at its heart; the most engaging cricket event ever.
     
  • Inspire the world – Using the power of the event, the game, it’s spirit and diversity to make a lasting difference for cricket.
     
  • Excellence in our world – Every member of CWC19 strives for excellence in everything we do challenging ourselves and each other to think beyond traditional limits and boundaries.


 

YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB IF

 

  • You have excellent organisational skills and have strong attention to detail.
     
  • You can work well under pressure and to tight and conflicting deadlines, using good problem solving and decision-making skills.
     
  • You are a strong team player maintaining close working relationships and willing to aid others where necessary.
     
  • You can adapt to different IT programs including Microsoft packages like Excel and PowerPoint.


 

YOU'LL BE DOING

 

  • Building relationships with key venue stakeholders participating in the Cricket World Cup 2019.
     
  • Take responsibility for the Venue Accreditation Centre operations including managing operating hours, shift schedules, material management and Accreditation venue processes.
     
  • Take responsibility for Accreditation issue resolution on venue.
     
  • Deliver the production, distribution and scheduling of Accreditation to key stakeholders.
     
  • Manage secure information and data submitted by client groups during the tournament.
     
  • Manage the Accreditation volunteer shift schedule on venue.
     
  • Present and train Accreditation volunteers on how to use the Accreditation System and processes.
     
  • Provide regular data and issue reporting to stakeholders.
     
  • Manage the operational requirements for Accreditation zoning and access control.
     
  • Support Accreditation and CWC2019 colleagues throughout the operational period on venue


 

YOU'LL HAVE

 

  • Demonstrable experience of working on at least 1-2 major sporting events in last 5 years.
     
  • Good knowledge of Accreditation principles and processes in sports.
     
  • Demonstrable experience in using data collecting systems.
     
  • Accommodation in or around the local area to the match venue.
     
  • Experience working with Microsoft packages.
     
  • Experience of communicating and liaising with a variety of different stakeholders on different levels.
     
  • Experience in problem solving, issue resolution and open to change.
     
  • Understand and respect Tournament management structure.
     
  • Work well within a team and be a team player.
     
  • Demonstrable experience of presenting to small groups.
     
  • Experience of working positively in a pressured environment.
     
  • Understanding the role will require working some unsociable hours where necessary.

 

We have 9 of these positions available. Each will be based at one of the below Host Venues:

Cardiff Wales Stadium, County Ground Bristol, County Ground Taunton, Durham, Edgbaston, Hampshire Bowl, Headingly, Old Trafford and Trent Bridge.

Cardiff: 22 days duration

Bristol: 20 days duration

Taunton: 15 days duration

Durham: 14 days duration

Edgbaston: 17 days duration

Hampshire Bowl: 24 days duration

Headingley: 14 days duration

Old Trafford: 23 days duration

Trent Bridge: 17 days duration

In your cover letter, please state clearly which Venue you wish to apply for.

 

Each role will start in May, and will run for around 20 days.