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Accreditation Executive - 2 vacancies

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from recreational to professional.

Posted
23 Nov 2022
Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Location
England
Closing date
4 Dec 2022

PURPOSE

These are exciting roles within the ECB Events Department that will encompassing working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver accreditation requirements for the 2023 season.

The Accreditation Executive will support the Accreditation Manager to deliver accreditation planning and operations for all international and domestic cricket competitions alongside the Hundred. There will also be the opportunity to support with the planning and delivery of the ICC World Test Championship. The Executive will support the planning process and attend matches across the country to deliver their role onsite.

The key aim being delivering world class cricket for both the men’s and women’s game. The ECB is a fun and energising place to work and the Events Department is lively and full of talent.

Please note, we have two FTC opportunities for this role, which require availability for the following period of time:

1) From February 2023 to October 2023

2) From May 2023 to October 2023

WHO WE ARE

The England and Wales Cricket Board in the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We know that Cricket is a force for good and makes an enduring impact on people’s lives. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion. It’s something for everyone to watch, play or enjoy, across genders, age, disability and diverse communities.The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.

OUR VALUES

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF

  • You enjoy working as part of team to deliver events in a face paced environment, working alongside internal and external stakeholders.
  • You have strong organisational skills, have a strong attention to detail and have the ability to manage conflicting deadlines
  • You’re a quick learner and have a keen interest in working at high profile events, across a variety of venues in England and Wales.

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Assisting the Accreditation Manager with managing accreditation applications, production and distribution of passes, and facilitating access for ECB accredited persons into multiple venues across England and Wales.
  • Building key relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and where required managing client groups to support them through the registration process and distribution of accreditation passes.
  • Traveling to a wide range of venues and matches to provide onsite accreditation operations, as well as assisting the wider events team with match day set up and other responsibilities where required.
  • Work closely with the Media Operations Manager and Communications Team to approve and distribute media accreditation passes. Where required provide onsite support for media operations, across international matches.
  • Work close with the Anti-Corruption Unit to ensure that accreditation is approved and produced for restricted areas.
  • Utilising the accreditation system to efficiently process requests and support the Accreditation Manager in delivering all aspects of the 2023 accreditation season.

YOU’LL HAVE

  • Great interpersonal skills in order to communicate with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines, using good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • An organised style, with an ability to adapt to various IT programmes (including databases), a focus on multitasking and a great attention to detail.
  • A full UK (or where permitted a full international) driving licence and a commitment to travel across England and Wales.
  • A flexible approach to work including weekends and extended hours.
  • Experience working/ volunteering in the events/ sporting events industry.
  • Knowledge and understanding of accreditation process and operations, preferable but not essential.

YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Competitive salary (pro-rated)
  • Holiday - 25 days a year (pro-rated)
  • Pension - Non-contributory 8% pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • 30% Castore discount
  • Free on-site gym
  • Preferential access to tickets to England and The Hundred games

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Administration
Event Management
Sport
Cricket
Salary information
from £30,000

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