Events Officer - World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024

Federations & Major Events
Glasgow , United Kingdom
Full Time
£25,000 - £34,999
Up to 1 yr
9 / 02
Glasgow Life is looking for an Events Officer to join us on a full-time basis on a fixed term contract through to April 2024. As Events Officer you will be joining our in-demand Events team, part of the dedicated team that leads on the planning for the World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join the team in a key role within the organising committee structure – supporting the team across event delivery areas.

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About Glasgow Life

Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music.

The Role:

Working as part of the governance functional area, this role will be key in coordinating centralised processes and supporting the Championships Director a variety of delivery areas including Workforce; Operational Planning; Governance and Administration. Essential for this role is a knowledge and understanding of administrative processes and event coordination ideally within the context of major sport events. This role will report into the Championships Director.

The Candidate:

If you’re interested in joining us as Events Officer you’ll need:

• An appropriate level of qualification/training or employment experience in cultural and/or sporting events sector and/or venue. (Essential) / HNC or HND Event Management or Administration or Business Management or equivalent / relevant degree (Desirable)
• Excellent administrative skills with proven experience and ability to use software packages such as Microsoft Word, Project, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel to a professional standard. (Essential)
• Employment experience in cultural and/or sporting events (Desirable)
• Knowledge of the operational and delivery elements of events. (Desirable)

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