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Event Operations Manager

RunThrough Events

RunThrough offer running events in London and running events around the UK. You can enter a 10k, 5k, 10 Mile, Half Marathon and Marathon running events.

12 May 2024
Full Time
Closing date
24 May 2024

JOB TITLE: Event Operations Manager


JOB TYPE: Full-time (Including weekend work)

SALARY: 26k – 32k (Depending on experience)

BASED: Loughborough (Travel is involved for events)

TYPE OF WORK: Events/Office-based/Remote working/Logistical

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: 2+ years event experience at managerial level

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated and hard-working individual to join the Operations Team at RunThrough. At RunThrough we strive to be excellent at what we do and have fun whilst doing so. We are always on the lookout for development opportunities, moments to grow, while helping our staff reach their potential.

We are looking for a candidate to manage and support the delivery of cutting-edge and professional mass-participation running events. You shall complete the daily tasks of event management to include, but not restricted to, venue management, course designs and ensuring high-standards are maintained in relation to preparation and delivery of events.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop relationships with venues, councils, traffic management contractors etc
  • Create and update event management plans and risk assessments.
  • Complete relevant event applications, e.g. road closure applications.
  • Ensure the courses are suitable via completing official course measurements and pre-race checks.
  • Lead the course team on event days, ensuring that courses are correctly set up and packed down. Being the lead cyclist for events where appropriate.
  • Support the event team with course designs, marshal maps and answering enquiries.

Essential Skills and Requirements

  • Passionate about physical activity and running.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely during the week.
  • Willing to work weekends: early start, early finish.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Knowledge of the U.K running industry.

Desirable Attributes

  • Previous experience in managing relationships with venues, councils, or other clients.
  • Coaching and volunteer experience.
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team.

Regular group runs with the RunThough staff.
Opportunities to seek new running event venues.
Fun, welcoming and lively environment in a bright and social office.
Networking opportunities within the industry.

How To Apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' and email your CV and cover letter to our careers team.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Event Management
Team Operations & Logistics
Health & Fitness
Salary information
£26,000 - 32,000

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