Events Assistant

Job description

To assist in the organising and delivery of the Belfast City Marathon, Half Marathon, Women’s 10k and new events..


  • Assist the Event Management Team with a range of mini events. Liaison with the various partners and suppliers for the events to ensure the promotions are properly organised.
  • Assist the Event Management Team with volunteer recruitment, training and management. Issuing volunteer booklets.
  • Organisation of walk checkpoint cards for all participants.
  • Work alongside the Event Management Team arranging plans for the expo and pack collection.
  • Support the Event Management Team with community engagement activities for the events in the local community.
  • Assist the Event Management Team with monthly ezines to all participants, sponsors and partners.
  • Investigate opportunities for cross promotion with other races locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Attendance at certain promotions to undertake administrative duties (this may involve working away from normal base and on weekends).
  • Administrative duties associated with the distribution of promotional materials to schools, libraries, gyms etc.
  • Managing the registration of manual entries of participants.
  • To provide an administrative service to Belfast City Marathon including maintaining and answering the info email queries, answering the telephone & franking and posting.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English).
  • Communication skills, work planning and organisational skills, IT skills and customer service skills.

Desirable Skills

  • Previous event management experience is a preference but not a necessity as full training will be provided.
  • Interest in Sporting events.

Further Information

The Employer is: BELFAST CITY MARATHON Although this is a full-time temporary opportunity, hours may be extended and it could lead to a permanent position. The job advert may end before the closing date if requested by the employer. Salary: 16/17yrs £5.28, 18/20yrs £7.49, 21/22yrs £10.18, 23/24yrs £10.42 per hour Work time: Monday to Thursday 9am - 4pm, Friday 9am - 3.30pm

Application Information

JOBSTART IS OPEN TO 16-24 YEAR OLDS. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 16-24 years old, unemployed, not in education or training and not in receipt of benefits phone 028 90726788.

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Belfast, Upper Malone Road
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Monday to Thursday 9am - 4pm, Friday 9am - 3.30pm

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