Job Opportunity: Marketing Events Executive

Leeds Rhinos is looking to recruit an experienced events executive to join the Marketing department. As Marketing Events Executive, you will primarily be tasked with the planning, coordination, and execution of our match days across Leeds Rhinos Rugby League and Leeds Rhinos Netball. On top of this you will own the wider operational aspects of the department including the booking of mascot appearances, booking of video/ photo shoots and delivery of member benefits.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Booking of on pitch and peripheral entertainment and all associated requirements
  • Production of game day running orders, scripts, and stadium layouts
  • Work with club contacts to ensure on pitch experiential activities are fulfilled
  • Game day budget management
  • Organisation of key fan engagement areas across the stadium
  • Booking and management of operational aspects of any photography/ video shoots
  • Ownership and delivery of Leeds Rhinos Members events
  • Upkeep and maintenance of Leeds Rhinos Pyrotechnics
  • Management of Mascot appearances, costs, and revenue
  • Ownership of match day mascot packages
  • Research and booking of city-wide fan engagement events
  • Research of game day activations
  • Any wider duties as required by the Head of Marketing

About You:

  • You will have some experience with event planning and management
  • Organised and structured in your approach to events
  • Can manage and progress multiple events simultaneously
  • Passionate about sport and game day experience
  • You will be flexible and able to work long days or unconventional hours as required
  • Hands on approach to lifting and moving equipment

This is a full-time role of 40 hours per week and you must be flexible in your commitment to this role as you will be expected to work evenings, weekends and match days. The salary will be dependent on the successful applicant’s skills, experience and qualifications.

The role will be based at Emerald Headingley Stadium, St Michael’s Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3BR.

If you would like to apply for this position, please forward a copy of your CV together with a covering letter advising why you feel you are a suitable candidate along with your salary expectations for the role to [email protected]

Closing date for application is Friday 18th June 2021 at 3pm

Interviews will be held on either 24th or 25th June 2021