Vacancy | Commercial & Events | Cricket Ireland

COMMERCIAL AND EVENTS EXECUTIVE – 6 MONTH CONTRACT

Commercial and Events VacancyThis is an exciting role for an individual with a “can do” attitude who is looking for an opportunity to challenge him/herself working in one of Ireland’s fastest growing sports.
This is a varied role and involves a mix of all aspects of the day to day operational support for a busy commercial department, including event sales and commercial support, event planning support and coordination, providing support to the marketing team, management of CI Membership programme and liaising with CI sponsors.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

– Previous Event and Event Administration Experience
– Be eligible to work in Ireland on a full-time basis.
– Full clean driver’s license
– Excellent working knowledge of modern Microsoft IT and software packages including Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

KEY QUALITIES

– Strong administrative skills
– Must be highly organised and be able to work under pressure, with the ability to multi-task
– Strong written, verbal, communication skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES – COMMERCIAL

– Management of the Cricket Ireland Membership Programme
– Event sales including hospitality, group tickets, club tickets and other match-day inventory
– Day to Day operational sponsorship point of contact
– Manage delivery of sponsor entitlements
– Delivery and co-ordination of sponsor match-day entitlements
– Incl. matchday collateral (signage, programme/big screen advertising, stands)
– Implementing and delivery of sponsor online engagement plan (ensuring sponsor is acknowledged /recognised over CI social media agreed number of times per month/year etc.)
– Recording and updating of sponsor and customer data on CRM systems
– Working with Marketing Manager to ensure regular comms of all sponsors in CI newsletters
– Working with SP Academy Manager to ensure quarterly delivery of SP Newsletter
– Working with Marketing Manager on the delivery and implementation of marketing strategies including:
– Promotional collateral development and distribution
– Liaising with membership base including ticketing
– Social media support
– Liaising with suppliers
– Marketing department administration
– Any other duties as reasonably required by Cricket Ireland

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: EVENT MANAGEMENT

– Support the Event Manager with event administration and on-site support for all International and Domestic events
– Assist with coordination of hospitality
– Assist with management of volunteers
– Assist with all accreditation requirements
– Event Ticketing

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

– Sales Experience
– Account management experience
– Strong administrative skills
– Must be highly organised and be able to work under pressure, with the ability to multi-task
– Strong written, verbal, communication skills
– Excellent time management skills are required with the ability to work on one’s own and as part of a team
– Demonstrable working knowledge of modern Microsoft IT and software packages including Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
– Must be prepared to work unsocial hours, including out of office hours and on weekends/bank holidays
– Full Clean Driving License

REMUNERATION AND ROLE LOCATION

– The package will include a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
– Position tenure: 6 month contract with the potential for extension
– Position location: CI head office, Dublin, north-side
– Annual leave: 25 Days pro rata

PROCESS

– The closing date for applications will be 1st February 2018
– Letters of application and full CVs should be sent by email with the subject headline Commercial and Events Executive to recruitment@cricketireland.ie and will be confidential
– Interviews will be held on 6th and 7th February
– Role must commence in early March
– A detailed job spec can be downloaded here: Commercial and Event Executive

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Commercial and Events Vacancy
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