Project Director World Gymnastics Championships 2
Details The Role
We are looking for an experienced Project Director to lead on the planning and delivery of the 2022 World Gymnastics Championships which will be taking place at the M&S Bank Arena in October and November 2022. This role offers a fantastic opportunity for the post holder to define and deliver an outstanding, prestigious, world-class major international sport event.
Liverpool is a place with a belief in the ability of major events to effect long lasting change. It is also one of the great sporting cities and is fast becoming the destination of choice for many sports governing bodies. The role will sit within the Sport Liverpool Team as part of Marketing Liverpool and Culture Liverpool, Liverpool City Council’s events, tourism and visitor destination offer.
The Championships are the International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG's) premier event; following a modernisation of the Olympic qualification process, these championships will be the first opportunity to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games.
Liverpool 2022 will deliver the best ever World Championships, placing at the core of all our objectives - our athletes, our spectator experience and the legacy of the Championships for the city and the sport.
The ideal person will share our passion to stage the greatest ever World Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool in 2022. We would love to hear from you if you:
- Have the experience required to stage a high profile sports event from the inside out
- Have knowledge of working with Board, Sub-Board and Local Organising Committees to deliver complex events
- Are practised in leading on event delivery plans, timelines and budgets.
The base location of the successful candidate can be flexible but there will be a requirement for significant attendance in Liverpool to lead the event team and liaison with key internal and external partners.
This is a fixed term role due to the World Gymnastic Championships, start date dependent on availability, with completion on 31st December 2022.
Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role. All applications for jobs in the service of the Authority will receive equal treatment irrespective of their race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.Pay £48797.00 - £54080.00 Closing Date 03/12/2020 Hours Full Time Hours How to apply Applicants to go to or telephoner Please quote reference LCC02658 in all enquiries.
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