Senior Events & Operations Lead

Federations & Major Events
Glasgow , United Kingdom
Full Time
£55,000 - £64,999
Up to 1 yr
9 / 02
Glasgow Life is looking for a Senior Events and Operations Lead to join us on a full-time, fixed-term contract for a period of 2 years. As Senior Events and Operations Lead you will be joining our in-demand events team during an exciting chapter of Glasgow’s events journey. 

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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, sporting programmes and events that improve Glasgow's mental, physical, and economic well-being. 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:

In our newly created Senior Events and Operations Lead role, you’ll be an integral part of the team by leading the operational delivery of the Glasgow Events Strategy across the team, organisation and city to maximise the economic, tourism and social benefits of events to Glasgow. Reporting to the Head of Events and working alongside the events team. The postholder will have a particular focus on leading the teams responsible for the delivery and growth of the city’s annual sports and cultural events portfolio, as well as leading the feasibility and bidding for major events to secure a future pipeline of one-off and recurring events.

The Candidate:

As Senior Events and Operations Lead, you’ll need:

• To be educated to degree level or equivalent senior level experience leading the planning and delivery of major events
• A successful track record in managing a multi-functional team to deliver major sporting or cultural events within a £multi-million budget
• An ability to build strong relationships and manage the requirements of a wide range of stakeholders, across all levels and international jurisdictions
• Proven ability to lead innovation and change, including experience with varied event delivery models

An extended person specification is attached below.

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