Ticketing Executive - The Hundred (6month FTC)

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: The Hundred
  • Salary: £25,000-£30,000 (pro-rata)
  • Location: Lord's
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 21st Feb 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Healthcare
Wellness programs
Additional parental leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

PURPOSE

We have a hugely exciting opportunity for the right two people to join The Hundred as a Ticketing Executive. The purpose of this role is to support the Ticketing team in the development and delivery of The Hundred’s ticketing strategy and deliver an amazing cricket event.

The Hundred launched in 2021 and is a world class cricket tournament for both the men’s and women’s game designed to broaden the appeal of the sport.

With over 510k tickets sold and issued, an overall broadcast reach of 16.1m viewers and record attendances for women’s cricket in 2021, the path has been laid for 2022 to be a great year for The Hundred!

The ECB is a fun and energising place to work and The Hundred department is lively and full of talent with a “start-up” mentality.

 WHO WE ARE

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We know that Cricket is a force for good and makes an enduring impact on people’s lives. It provides great entertainment.  It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion. It’s something for everyone to watch, play or enjoy, across genders, age, disability and diverse communities.OUR VALUES

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF

  • You are an organised, self-starter with a passion for delivering quality outcomes.

  • You’re a clear and articulate communicator.

  • You thrive under busy, variable and exciting environments where no two days are alike, coupled by an unshakable can-do attitude.

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Working across the event build process on the ticketing platform including seat configurations and inventory management.

  • Supporting our outsourced contact centre provider.

  •  Assisting in the delivery of all operational components of the ticketing project plan, including working closely with venues and ticketing provider to develop a detailed venue specific ticketing operations manual for all venues.

  • Manage commercial partner & player allocations and distribution

  • Manage ticketing aspect of internal stakeholder hospitality allocations & distribution

  • Support The Head of Hundred Operations as required

  • Supporting the successful delivery of the ticketing operation across all venues as part of The Hundred ticketing team.

  • Acting as The Hundred Ticketing point of contact for venues during the tournament.

YOU’LL HAVE

  • Strong operational experience in ticketing within an event environment

  • Experience of working with stakeholders and Ticketing providers is preferred.

  • Outstanding attention to detail and planning skills.

  • Confidence to meet non-negotiable timelines.

  • Flexibility and are prepared to travel and work unsociable hours, including weekends and long hours where necessary.

  • Ability to work within high pressure situations.

  •  Excellent people skills, with the ability to develop strong relationships

 YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Competitive salary

  • Holiday - 25 days a year

  • Pension - Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Payment towards existing Private Medical Insurance

  • Life assurance - four times your annual basic salary

  • Unmind – free and confidential access to a wellbeing app to help you manage your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

  • Free online fitness classes

  • 30% New Balance discount

  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme

  • Season ticket loan

  • Preferential access to tickets to England and The Hundred games

 

 

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Applications closed Mon 21st Feb 2022

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