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Head of Bloomsbury Events

Bloomsbury Football Foundation

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Join Bloomsbury Football Foundation as the Head of Bloomsbury Events and lead transformative sports events at iconic venues

Overview

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£27000 - £38000

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London, UK

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Expires at anytime

Organization Summary: Bloomsbury Football Foundation is revolutionizing the world of youth football, aiming to reach 20,000 young people weekly. Through our innovative programmes, we're promoting personal growth, health and community unity using the universal language of football. It's a pivotal time to join us as we embark on our ambitious 5-year plan to expand our impact and enhance the power of sport.

Role Summary:

  • Lead the creation and management of a new division focused on hosting corporate football events and campaigns.
  • Organize a diverse array of events, from brand activations with Nike to football tournaments at iconic stadiums.
  • Drive business development to secure new opportunities and partnerships.

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the Events industry.
  • Proven track record of managing both large scale and boutique events.
  • Outstanding communication, leadership, and organizational abilities.
  • A passion for youth empowerment and social impact.
  • Legal right to live and work in the UK (visa sponsorship not provided).

Benefits:

  • Access to continuous professional development opportunities.
  • Competitive salary with growth potential.
  • Central London office location with gym membership.
  • Regular team socials and potential for free premier football match tickets.
  • Paid training leave and coverage for relevant training expenses.

Bloomsbury Football Foundation is an exciting organisation that is changing the game. We have a new 5-year game plan with the goal of providing high quality, football provision for 20,000 young people every week. We use football as a vehicle to engage over 5,000 young people a week with our programmes designed to improve lives, with an emphasis on soft skills development, improvements in physical and mental health, and improving social cohesion.

The role of Head of Bloomsbury Events is a senior role entrusted with setting up and managing a new entity focused on running themed events and campaigns for corporates. These events will range from tournaments at Premier League Stadiums, to high profile fundraising events. The role will require sourcing, planning and delivering events, which range from brand activations with Nike to tournaments for brands at venues such as Stamford Bridge and Wembley Stadium. Business development to secure new work will be integral to the success of the role.

Job requirements include a minimum of 2 years experience in the Events industry, experience organising large scale events as well as smaller ‘boutique’ events, excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills, strong organisational and administrative skills, and a strong connection with supporting young people and a passion for facilitating direct social impact. The candidate must have the right to live and work in the UK as Bloomsbury Football does not sponsor visas.

Benefits include ongoing internal and external CPD, being a part of a growing organisation, opportunity to increase salary and grow your role, Central London office (Camden Market) with free gym membership, regular staff socials, potential to get free tickets to Premier League, WSL, FA Cup, League Cup, and Champions League football matches, 5 days of paid training leave per year, and cost covered for relevant training.

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