FREELANCE EVENT DIRECTOR
Employer: Threshold Sports
Salary: £30 – £45k pro rata depending on experience
Job Type: Fixed Term (Full time)
How to Apply: The only way to apply for this role is via our online application form. Please note the form takes just one minute to complete, however you will need to upload a CV and Cover Letter. Please read the full spec at the below link and then follow the link to the application form to apply.
Threshold is growing, and so too is our need for talented, passionate sports and challenge event professionals. With 2017 shaping up to be our most exciting and challenging year to date, we’ll be recruiting a number of freelance event directors for fixed term contracts from November 2016 and beyond.
We are looking for experienced freelance Event Directors on various contracts to take responsibility for the delivery of some of our largest and most prestigious
corporate and public events.
The roles require overall project management of complex, multi faceted events. You will need to be a logistics expert and have the ability and experience to visualise and plan sports events from an outline specification through to the final logistical live delivery, including management of suppliers, crew and clients.
The right candidates will be able to deliver fantastic customer service to a wide portfolio of clients, lead working groups of interdisciplinary teams and ensure the project is tracking against the project plan.
You will be commercially savvy with attention to detail, able to identify cost saving
opportunities, manage budgets of up to £750K and report to the highest standards of accuracy.
You will have a solid understanding of the health and safety issues surrounding sports events and be able to produce risk assessments, emergency plans and other event documentation.
You will also need the flexibility and capacity to manage a number of different projects over the season and to undertake weekend and some evening work.
Closing date: 12 October 2016
Interview date: 12 October 2016