RLWC2021 HOST OPERATIONS LEAD
RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2021
n 2021, England will host the largest team sporting event in the world that year - the Rugby League World Cup, which will be the biggest and best ever in its history that dates back to 1954 when the tournament began.
32 competing nations in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair competitions will play in 61 matches across 21 venues, including St James’ Park, Elland Road, Bramhall Lane, Emirates Stadium, Manchester Central and Old Trafford. The most inclusive sport played in the biggest venues across the country.
WE ARE ON A MISSION TO CREATE INSPIRATIONAL MOMENTS THAT EXCITE, ENGAGE & LEAVE A LONG LASTING LEGACY
Led by our values of being Bold & Brave, World Class, Authentic and Inclusive, we are looking for the best talent to join our team.
OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:Working within the Operations team, you’ll report into the Tournament Director and will be responsible for developing strong relationships with and working with a range of RLWC2021 Host towns and cities to plan and deliver activities in the lead up to and at tournament time, and to ensure that Hosts’ bid commitments are delivered. This will include working with the Host City Lead and teammates in the Revenue department to secure marketing opportunities and channel assets.
Your responsibilities will include coordinating regular Host workshops and stakeholder steering groups, liaising directly with local authorities and stakeholders to formulate agendas, presentations and actions and ensuring Hosts have the appropriate assets (e.g., town/city dressing designs) to deliver on their commitments.
You will make sure that Host objectives for the tournament continue to align to RLWC2021 and ensure Hosts are up to date on all relevant tournament detail.
We want you to help bring the RLWC2021 vision to life across England whilst developing positive relationships with the Host towns and cities and other relevant stakeholders to ensure each party makes the most of hosting the tournament.
The successful candidate with report into the Tournament Director.