Event Administrative Manager

Musketeer Event Management

Location: Norfolk
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Closing Date: Sunday, October 17th 2021

Job Type: Admin / Business Development / Events / Management / Marketing / Operations / Social Media

Job Description

Musketeer Event Management (MEM) was founded by Alec Lochore in 2003 and it is now a well-established event management company running equestrian events all over the country.  MD Alec Lochore was Eventing Manager for the London 2012 & Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and the Technical Delegate of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

MEM has run over 110 national and international equestrian events over the past 19 seasons.  Our current events are:

  • Cirencester Park Horse Trials
  • Burnham Market International
  • Whitfield Horse Trials
  • Houghton International
  • Barbury Castle International Horse Trials
  • Cholmondeley Castle Horse Trials
  • Burnham Market (2) Horse Trials

Also Unaffiliated eventing competitions at Houghton, Barbury, Cholmondeley & Cirencester Park

Alec is also Event Director of Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair.

The MEM office is in north-west Norfolk, from where the day to day running of Musketeer is headed up by a small dedicated team of full time employees.

The Role:

The successful applicant will join a friendly, hardworking and dedicated sport team in the delivery of high class national and international equestrian events in which there are a number of key stakeholders.  The successful applicant will be responsible for specific projects and tasks in the day-to-day planning and management of the events.

The role will at times be demanding on time. There will also be a requirement to travel and stay away at those events run by MEM that are out-with a commutable distance.

Key Responsibilities could include (but not be limited to):

  • Contractors – appoint and manage.
  • Volunteers – recruit, liaise and deploy
  • Work with printers & designers in production of the event programmes 
  • Maintaining an up-to-date website
  • Manage social media
  • Manage the Box Office for the various different events
  • Manage Prize Money
  • Attend industry meetings from time to time as required.
  • Overseas travel may be required/offered from time to time.

Skills and experience required:

  • Good administrative skills, including thorough working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Full driving licence.  Be prepared to take trailer test if required
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Take Ownership and demonstrate responsibility in the delivery of all tasks
  • Work as a team member
  • Have a vision to assist with the development and delivery of international events
  • Have some existing knowledge of eventing will be a strong advantage
  • Must be a good communicator, both spoken and written
  • Be able to demonstrate a hands-on approach to many manner of on-site tasks
  • To be prepared to work long and unsociable hours at key times

Company: Musketeer Event Management

Role: Event Administrative Manager

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: Brancaster, Norfolk, PE31 8EE

Salary: From £19k upwards subject to experience.

Annual Leave: up to 28 days p.a.

Job Start: Nov/Dec 2021

To apply please send your CV and covering letter stating your suitability to info@musketeer.co.uk

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