Senior Events Manager, Cricket – London & Mumbai
IMG is responsible for producing all operational aspects of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Reporting to the Vice President & Managing Director, Cricket, the Senior Event Manager will be required to understand all aspects of the event, but will be specifically responsible for managing the IMG teams looking after Accreditation, Hospitality, Creative and Ticketing. The position will also work closely with the Senior Event Manager responsible for Cricket, Venues and Entertainment as well as our Commercial Team. The Senior Event Manager will be required to define the requirements and service standards for the teams, to ensure the best possible experience for all stakeholders, ensuring that global best practice standards are followed.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of large-scale event management operations, ideally from within sport. They should be able to multitask and work to tight deadlines, have a solutions based approach to work, have excellent attention to detail and remain calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Excellent IT skills are required, in particular Excel and Word; a working knowledge of databases and database development would also be beneficial e.g. SQL.
PLEASE NOTE: This role will be based in Mumbai, India from mid-October through to early June each year; for the rest of the year the role will be based from Chiswick Park , London. Whilst in Mumbai, accommodation will be on a shared basis and all travel and transport will be undertaken by the Company.