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Aug 09, 2019

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Project Officer – Rugby Development

 

A Project Officer (Rugby Development) is being sourced to work on the design, delivery and coordination of two sport for social change programmes across North London and Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will co-ordinate the delivery of the ‘Go Forward’ and ‘SIMS’ programs. This role will be ‘hands on’ in terms of developing, leading and delivering on the operations targets set out within the Foundation strategy. The candidate will be able to converse and liaise with all member of the public alongside various key stakeholders to drive the project and make it a success.

Each programme sets out to achieve engagement with a varying range of communities, demographics and areas, yet have distinctly different aims and objectives, such as education, mentorship, leadership and ‘more than sport’ delivery methods. Programmes have the same overall outcome, which is to create socially responsible members of the local community through the power of sport.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  1. To lead on the delivery of the assigned programmes as well as develop ideas to improve projects, engage beneficiaries, and provide the greatest impact on people and communities.
  2. Lead in the design, delivery and coordination of projects, including budgeting and administration.
  3. Ensures that work produced meets all objectives set, is done by the agreed time to the highest standard and achieves the best possible outcome for the Foundation
  4. Coordinate and manage casual staff to ensure high quality and safe delivery that exceeds expectations
  5. To provide detailed monitoring and evaluation reports to improve understanding and delivery of an area of work

Candidates will have a good understanding of the sport for change and education landscape with good knowledge of the desired impacts of these projects. Coupled with excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to develop within the organisation.

The role is full time (37.5 hours) with 3 days based at a partner school in Brent and 2 days working predominately out of Allianz Park. There will also be an expectation to delivery across areas of responsibility in Hertfordshire and North London. Candidates will be expected to work weekends and weeknights when required.

Salary: Competitive

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining suitability to the role. Applications should be sent to Sangita Asani, HR Assistant at recruitment@saracens.net.

Closing date: 23rd August 2019                                                                    Interviews: WC 26th August 2019

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Project Officer – Rugby Development

 

A Project Officer (Rugby Development) is being sourced to work on the design, delivery and coordination of two sport for social change programmes across North London and Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will co-ordinate the delivery of the ‘Rugby4Life’ and ‘Champions and Challenge Cup’. This role will be ‘hands on’ in terms of developing, leading and delivering on the operations targets set out within the Foundation strategy. The candidate will be able to converse and liaise with all member of the public alongside various key stakeholders to drive the project and make it a success.

Both programmes look to use competitions across both primary and secondary schools, across a range of communities and demographics to engage new audiences within the game of rugby. Both programmes have key objectives to retain new players and transition them into grassroots clubs whilst supporting everyone to develop into socially responsible members of their local community.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  1. To lead on the delivery of the assigned programmes as well as develop ideas to improve projects, engage beneficiaries, and provide the greatest impact on people and communities
  2. Lead in the design, delivery and coordination of projects, including budgeting and administration
  3. Ensures that work produced meets all objectives set, is done by the agreed time to the highest standard and achieves the best possible outcome for the Foundation
  4. Coordinate and manage casual staff to ensure high quality and safe delivery that exceeds expectations

Candidates will have a good understanding of the sport for change landscape and the desired impacts of these projects. Coupled with excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to develop within the organisation.

The role is full time (37.5 hours) and will be based at Allianz Park but you will be expected to be delivering the programmes in North London and Hertfordshire.

Salary: Competitive

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining suitability to the role. Applications should be sent to Sangita Asani, HR Assistant at recruitment@saracens.net.

Closing date: 23rd August 2019                                                                       Interviews: WC 26th August 2019

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Commercial Design Manager

 

Premier Team Promotions are seeking to employee a full time Commercial Design Manager to be based at Allianz Park. The role requires the successful candidate to be confident in working independently and with the ability to support and take over initiatives from the partnerships team where necessary. It is critical the successful candidate can build and sustain long term relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

General Responsibilities:

The Commercial Design Manager is responsible for supporting the Partnerships team with all commercial design requirements. Whilst also being responsible for other ad-hoc commercial design projects across the group. Reporting will be split with support and reporting shared between the Marketing Director and Group Head of Partnerships. Key tasks include:

  • Brand Communications
  • Digital Design
  • Presentation Support
  • Innovation of existing material
  • Mockups and blueprinting
  • Brand Collateral
  • Marketing & Sales Materials
  • Maintenance of all collateral
  • Brand guidelines

On top of this there may be other duties and tasks from time to time that require support, these will be in line with the roles core duties and provide an opportunity to be involved in tenders and proposals that support and develop the business.

Personal specification

  • 3-5 years’ experience of commercial design within the sports industry
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A strong eye for design, layout and detail
  • Creative thinker with confidence to try new ideas and accept a challenge
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator
  • Good knowledge of image re-touching
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Ability to work quickly from brief
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A people person with a good sense of humour
  • Passion and knowledge for sport (preferably rugby) as well as the industry
  • Motivated to embrace ‘The Saracens Way’ and be an ambassador for the business

The role requires the candidate to be organised, demonstrate the ability to be able to multitask and have commercial awareness. Additionally, the candidate will be creative and be proficient at IT skills including knowledge of MS Office, as well as the Adobe Suite including (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop).

As a representative of PTP, the individual in this role must be smart, positive, personable and well-presented. The candidate will need the ability to communicate at all levels, whilst also able to gain an excellent understanding of the business.

It is important that you know what type of characteristics Premier Team Promotions are looking for.

  • Driven/Ambitious/Proactive
  • Entrepreneurial/Innovative
  • Relentlessly positive
  • Passionate
  • Caring/Family

In return for all your hard work we offer a great selection of perks:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Progression
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Partner Discounts
  • Working Hours: 37.5 Hours
  • Holiday: 25 days and bank holidays
  • Opportunity to ballot tickets for Saracens Home Games
  • After work events include football and tag rugby

The role is full time (37.5 hours) and will be based at Allianz Park.

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining suitability to the role. Applications should be sent to Sangita Asani, HR Assistant at recruitment@saracens.net

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 23rd August 2019                                                                       Interviews: WC 26th August 2019

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Senior Marketing Manager

An opportunity  ambitious and adept marketeer has arisen to join a well-established organisation, working across an exciting portfolio of companies as part of the in-house marketing agency team. This is a  core role in the in-house marketing agency team, responsible for driving awareness, growth and revenue across the group with a focus on marketing support for two profitable businesses.

The successful candidate will report to the Marketing Director and will role focus on facilitating and implementing creative and strategic marketing briefs across the business. The primary focus will be on supporting three PTP brands;

MBN Events, Allianz Park Events and UK Investor Show.

 

The role requires someone who is confident in working independently and as part of an internal agency team.

The business is looking for a hands-on marketeer who can plan and manage campaigns, develop simple collateral (writing copy, resizing images, populating social posts etc) and work with agency partners where necessary.

It is critical the successful candidate can build and sustain long term relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The marketing team are targeting becoming a centre of excellence for the business and you will be key in driving this.

General responsibilities:

The role requires a well-rounded knowledge of the extended marketing mix, working on a diverse range of products and projects in a 360 manner, the Senior Marketing Manager will ultimately be accountable for success on the above with the ability to utilise an internal in-house marketing agency to work across:

  • Content Production
  • Social Media
  • Print Marketing
  • Promotion Campaigns
  • CRM Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Branding
  • Digital Planning
  • Website Management 
    SEO, Analytics

Ultimately the role will ensure deliverance of year-round marketing strategy with monthly campaigns, performance, reporting and KPI’s to be monitored and delivered by Senior Marketing Manager.

In return for all your hard work we offer a great selection of perks:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Progression
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Partner Discounts
  • Working Hours: 37.5 Hours
  • Holiday: 25 days and bank holidays
  • Opportunity to ballot tickets for Saracens Home Games
  • After work events include football and tag rugby

The role is full time (37.5 hours) and will be based at Allianz Park.

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining suitability to the role. Applications should be sent to Sangita Asani, HR Assistant at recruitment@saracens.net

 

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 23rd August 2019                                                                       Interviews: WC 26th August 2019

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Event Coordinator

Once the client/event is handed over by a member of the sales team, this position is primarily responsible for ensuring that all client event specifications are accurately detailed, products and services are

upsold, and the event is executed correctly. This position will become the operational side of a “sale” and work as the conduit between the external client, event sales rep, event operations team, kitchen,

our preferred suppliers and any appropriate Allianz Park departments.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To be handed over an event and then work directly with that client in order to up-sell and coordinate all details of said event, working to a balance of our recommendations and the client’s spec.
  • Ensure efficient and accurate creation of all client documents such as BEOs, floor plans, and invoices, as per procedures set by the Head of Conference & Events, while communicating all event developments to the event operations team and Head Chef.
  • Responsible for accurately sending out Event Work Orders and the weekly Events Calendar to all internal Allianz Park departments.
  • Monitor, manage and exceed your personal and departmental monthly sales quotas, through adhering to established sales guidelines, programs and procedures.
  • Prepare for and attend the weekly sales meeting, having completed any of your action points from the previous meeting.
  • Prepare for and chair the weekly BEO meeting, after having prepared all BEOs, with as much information as possible, in a pack for distribution at the meeting.
  • Become proficient in the use of IvVy software, follow it’s procedures as set by the Head of Conference & Events, while always quality controlling any inputted data.
  • Maintain accurate client billing documents and ensure collection of balances are completed within one month of invoice and assist with collection of past due
  • Work professionally and respectfully with all clients, internal depts and suppliers, who may be involved in the event process.
  • Professionally represent your venue in all sales transactions and networking* opportunities, such as related industry meetings, functions and shows.
  • Respond empathetically and professionally to any customer complaints, seeking advice from the Sales Director, for any uncertainties, either before, during or post event.
  • Adhere to the standard daily office hours, leave policy, lunch procedure, and departmental dress code, as set by the Head of Conference & Events.
  • Handle special projects as assigned by the Head of Conference & Events.
  • Support the Head of C&E in training, developing and managing a Junior Event Sales Manager and/or Event Sales Assistant.

* Networking

  • Any industry-related networking event, trade show or non-client meeting or function, must be requested in writing, with a proposed list of costs, to the Head of C&E for approval. Otherwise the engagement will be considered your personal activity, where any expense or wage will not be reimbursable.

The Head of Conference & Events will be your trainer and mentor. He/she will hold regular performance reviews with the aim of setting objectives, identifying any areas for improvement and commend you on any achievements.

The role is full time (37.5 hours) and will be based at Allianz Park and there will be an expectation to work match days and events.

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining suitability to the role. Applications should be sent to Sangita Asani, HR Assistant at recruitment@saracens.net

 

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 23rd August 2019                                                                       Interviews: WC 26th August 2019

                                                         

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