• Freelance Event Manager - Extreme Urbenduro Malta Valletta
  • EXTREME in Valletta, , Malta
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Mountain Bike Event Manager - Extreme Urbenduro Malta 2024

About the Event: https://www.urbenduro.com/

Extreme is excited to announce the Extreme Urbenduro Malta: Europe’s first urban enduro MTB race, a thrilling mountain bike race taking place in the vibrant streets and challenging terrain of Malta! On 23-24 November 2024, 100+ professional and competitive mountain-bikers from around the world will gather in the spectacular city of Valletta in Malta, competing on challenging and unique courses designed through the vibrant streets and landmarks of Malta. For that weekend, they’ll ride and race through the city’s iconic streets and UNESCO world heritage sites in Europe’s first MTB Urban Enduro.

EXTREME - (extremeinternational.com)

About The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Sports Event Manager (preferably with mtb event experience) to lead and manage the event. You will be responsible for overseeing every detail, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable... experience for riders, sponsors, and spectators. The focus of this role is ensuring that the event is successful and cost-effective, paying attention to budget and time constraints.

Contract Type: Freelance Consultant.

Location: starts as fully remote, it will turn to hybrid and being full time on the ground as we get closer to the event.

Time Commitment
• Part time: start date – Immediate (10 hrs/week)
• Full time: September – November 2024 (40 hrs/ week)

This is a great opportunity to lead a dynamic and impactful event that will leave a lasting impression globally, while working in a fast-growing industry and exciting work environment with a passionate team.

• Develop and implement a comprehensive event plan, including logistics, budgeting, marketing, sponsorship acquisition, and vendor management.
• Secure all necessary permits and approvals from local authorities.
• Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and communication strategy to generate excitement and participation.
• Secure sponsorships and manage relationships with key partners.
• Manage a team of volunteers and staff, providing clear direction and ensuring excellent teamwork.
• Oversee event budgeting and manage all financial aspects.
• Ensure the event adheres to all safety regulations and risk management protocols.
• Conduct a post-event evaluation to identify areas for improvement for future editions.

Desired Experience And Qualifications
• Minimum 10 years of experience in event management, preferably in the sports and mountain bike industry.
• Proven track record of successfully leading and managing complex events.
• Experience in budget management, sponsorship acquisition, and vendor negotiations.
• In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations for sporting events.
• A passion for mountain biking and a strong understanding of the sport.
• Experience working in Malta or a similar Mediterranean island destination (a plus).
• Fluency in English, Maltese language skills a strong asset.

Personal Characteristics
• Outstanding event management
• Great communication and negotiation ability
• Strong attention to detail.
• High level planning and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, and strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
• The ability to nuance messaging of complex topics for different audiences.
• Can-do attitude with an enthusiasm to connect with the team and their work.
• Ability to lead and work as part of a team and independently.
• Willingness to embrace change in a dynamic corporation.
• Be a positive and energetic team player – be someone we would want to go on a road trip across Europe; hang out at a mountain bike park with; and spend a day surfing!

To Apply

If you are interested in this exciting and fast-moving role and you meet the selection criteria, please apply with a short cover letter outlining why you are interested in joining EXTREME and what excites you about the role and the opportunity, how you fit with the specific role - and don’t forget your CV.

Join us and be part of creating a truly unique and unforgettable mountain bike experience in Malta
Valletta Malta


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