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Vacancy | Event Manager – Maternity Cover

15th February 2018 By The Editor

Munster Rugby are now inviting applications for the position of Event Manager (Maternity Cover – 9-12 month contract).

Munster Rugby are now inviting applications for the position of Event Manager (Maternity Cover – 9-12 month contract).

The successful candidate will be based in Irish Independent Park and will be responsible for the organisation and coordination of Munster Rugby matches and non-match events. The role encompasses all aspects of Event Management to ensure that all Munster Rugby matches and events are managed efficiently, effectively and delivered to an exceptional standard as required by all stakeholders.

This position is being offered on a 9-12 month contract. To apply, please click on the link here ensuring that you include your CV.

The closing date for applications is strictly 4pm on Friday, February 23.

For a full job description, please see below.

If you do not receive confirming of your application within four hours please contact recruitment@munsterrugby.ie

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

1. POST TITLE: Event Manager – Maternity Cover (9-12 month contract)

2. ROLE AND PURPOSE OF POSITION

Responsible for the organisation and coordination of Munster Rugby matches and non-match events. The role encompasses all aspects of Event Management and Fan Experience delivery to ensure that all Munster Rugby matches and events are managed efficiently, effectively and delivered to an exceptional standard as required by all stakeholders.

3.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Operational: Head of Finance and Operations, Munster Rugby

Functional: CEO, Munster Rugby

4. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Department Heads

Team Management

Munster Branch IRFU Staff

Thomond Park Stadium & Irish Independent Park Management & Staff

Competition Organisers

Sponsors

Match Day Contractors

5. KEY QUALITIES (Essential)

  • Minimum 3-5 years in Event management, ideally in a sporting environment
  • Relevant third level qualification
  • Excellent planning, organisation and multi-tasking skills.
  • Methodical in approach to completing tasks
  • Budget management experience
  • Positive relationship management skills & Time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve and be creative & Effective communicator
  • Excellent computer skills

6. RESPONSIBILITIES

Events- Matches

  • Overall responsibility for the planning and delivery of Munster Rugby home matches in Thomond Park (Limerick) and Irish Independent Park (Cork).
  • Manage and supervise the implementation of match day logistics and accreditation for internal departments, broadcasters, tournament organisers, (EPCR, Guinness PRO14, B&I Cup), match officials, sponsors, support staff, volunteers and contractors.
  • Ensuring match day is run efficiently and effectively through the compilation and implementation of the match day event plan
  • Responsible for match day production including the production of the running order, PA script, sourcing entertainment, big screen content, fan merchandise and logistics for same.
  • Responsible for all on pitch activity – mascots, ball-boys, mini rugby, sponsor activity and logistics for same.
  • Work closely and effectively with Stadia managements and service providers to ensure each rugby event adheres to Health & Safety guidelines and tournament specifications
  • Work closely with Stadia managements to co-ordinate stewarding/security/medical cover and maintaining event standards as per legislation.
  • Complete in-house post event reviews and post event customer surveys
  • Manage the event budget
  • Responsible for sourcing and distributing fan merchandise for away games.
  • Responsible for organising and managing home B&I Cup matches/A Interprovincial games.
  • Assist in the running of specified Munster Branch IRFU domestic game matches

Annual Events- Non Match Day

  • Munster Rugby Awards (April/May)
  • Sponsors Golf Day (May/June)
  • Munster Rugby Golf Classic (August/September)
  • Ad hoc events as required

7. PERFORMANCE MEASURES

  • Make effective and informed decisions in relation to the role
  • Portray a competent and professional image on behalf of the Munster Branch IRFU
  • Manage match day budgets efficiently
  • Maintain effective relationships with staff within the Munster Branch IRFU
  • Carry out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision
  • Establish efficient work practices
  • Match day customer experience (surveys etc.)

Munster Rugby is an equal opportunities employer.

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