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Raceways Job Opportunity

3 Month Position - Marketing and Events Assistant

Would you like a job that involves variety and isn’t the same thing day in, day out? Are you interested in a career in sports event management and marketing? If so, this might be just the job for you.

We are looking an individual who is highly motivated, able to think ‘outside the box’ and willing to turn their hand to anything, while one of our team is off travelling for a few months.

KEY TASKS

  • Administration
  • Research
  • Database management
  • Social media
  • Marketing
  • PR
  • Procurement
  • On site race set up and break down
  • Race day support including registration, feed zones and marshalling

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree or equivalent

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Research, for example into market trends, including presentation of findings and conclusions
  • Social media platforms, especially Facebook and Twitter, and understanding of their use in maximising communication with different audiences
  • Basic office processes


DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Database management
  • Knowledge of the sports industry
  • Risk assessment
  • Participation in sports events, especially triathlon, running, cycling or swimming
  • Sports event management or the delivery of sport and physical activity.

 ABILITY and SKILLS

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • An enthusiastic approach with a commitment to getting the work done
  • Good planning and organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and deliver targets through effective project management techniques
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate with an excellent working knowledge of core Microsoft products
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends during key periods
  • A sense of humour

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Driving licence and access to own transport
  • Web site design and development using Joomla

Application
If interested, please submit your CV and covering letter to by 02/02/2015 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This position is a 3 months contract, 18 hours per week, £546 per month.

Raceways Boxing Day Sale

To celebrate the holidays Raceways are offering all our competitors a 10% discount on all our 2015 events, the offer is for boxing day only. All you need to do is enter any of our events via our website and during the registration process enter the discount code RWBD2014

This offer is for Boxing Day only so make sure you grab it whilst you can!

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