Tue 14 Jun 2022 08:01

We have a vacancy for an events manager to join our team at Cambridge Rugby.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 20th June. Applications should send their CV to vacancy@crufc.co.uk

Only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.

Cambridge Rugby – Job Description

Job title

Events Manager



Contract / Hours

Flexible hours (approx. 15 hours per week plus 1st XV home matchdays)


The Events’ Manager is responsible for planning and managing our events’ calendar, negotiating quotes and agreements with vendors, assisting with event marketing, monitoring timeframes and budgets, networking, and delivering on event brief objectives.

The Events’ Manager will have creativity, organisational skills, and the vision to assist the club in amplifying brand visibility, enhancing the experience for members and clients, and improve the club’s growth through events that effectively communicate business strategy and brand personality.


  • Planning and managing the club events’ calendar.
  • Attracting new clients and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients.
  • Handling the promotion, administration and delivery of all events (including matchday lunches).
  • Brainstorming and implementing event plans and concepts.
  • Good financial management, strong budgeting and invoicing capability.
  • Liaising and working cooperatively with others including negotiating with vendors.
  • Managing event branding, marketing and communication.
  • Updating senior management & working group teams.
  • Supporting the partnership team with client management.


  • Degree in public relations, communications, or hospitality (desirable).
  • Communication and marketing skills (essential)
  • Project management experience (essential)
  • Good leadership skills (essential)
  • Highly organised (essential)
  • Multi-tasker (essential)
  • Good time management (essential)
  • Proficiency in various event software (essential)
  • Expert interpersonal skills (essential)
  • Risk management experience (desirable)




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