Events Internship - £18-20K - Sport Consultancy - West London

Inspiring Interns
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a sports consultancy that focuses on female and mixed gender sports. They are responsible for the organisation of an event that will take place in the summer of 2018 celebrating over 200 years of the bicycle. You will be a part of a team that puts the events together and providing your general assistance.

How you can expect to spend your day?

  • Supporting the event team to deliver specific elements of the event organisation
  • Tasks could include, but not be limited to:
  • Liaising with infrastructure suppliers
  • Sourcing other requirements for the event (e.g. toilets, first-aid cover etc.)
  • Sourcing and liaising with non-cycling entertainment
  • Liaising with the sales team as regards sponsors, exhibitors and retailers
  • Contracting and working with food and beverage suppliers
  • Managing the creation and maintenance of the event website

The ideal intern’s personality and qualifications:

  • UK or EU National
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (English)
  • A knowledge and passion for cycling would be preferable
  • Minimum 2:1 degree
  • Excellent time management
  • Team player
  • Autonomous – confident / outgoing / competitive
  • Proactive approach to problem solving using initiative
  • Good knowledge of iOS systems and computer software (Excel, Word, Keynote etc. – the company uses the mac operating system)
  • Flexibility and willing to travel
  • Driving licence would be beneficial

What are the perks of interning at this company?

  • Good working environment
  • Direct working relationship with the senior directors
  • Free access to on-site gym