Accreditation Executive - (6 months FTC April to Sept)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Lord's
Salary £30,000 (pro rata)
Team Events
  • Closing: 9:09am, 17th Mar 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.40 (7002)

Job Description


We have a hugely exciting opportunity for an Accreditation Executive to join The Events team. The Accreditation Executive will be one of two supporting the accreditation manager to deliver the accreditation for men’s and women’s international cricket, The Hundred and domestic cricket across England and Wales. The Executive will support the planning process and attend matches across the country to deliver their role onsite. The key aim being delivering world class cricket for both the men’s and women’s game.  The ECB is a fun and energising place to work and The Events department is lively and full of talent.


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 believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.


  • 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 thrive on fast paced, changing working environments over the course of an intensive cricket season

  • You enjoy working as part of the events team, and communicating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

  • You are a quick learner and have a keen interest in working at high-profile sporting matches


  • Assisting the Accreditation Manager with managing accreditation applications, production/distribution of passes, and facilitating access for ECB accredited persons into multiple venues across England & Wales

  • Multi-tasking to ensure accreditation across all ECB domestic and international cricket runs smoothly

  • Travelling to a wide range of venues and matches to provide onsite accreditation support, as well as assist the wider events team with match day setup and other responsibilities where required

  • Utilising the accreditation system to efficiently process requests and support the Accreditation Manager in delivering 2021 accreditation


  • Great interpersonal skills in order to communicate with various external stakeholders

  • A flexible approach to work including weekends and extended hours with the ability to travel within the UK

  • A strong ability to prioritise under pressure and manage workload

  • An organised style, a focus on multitasking and great attention to detail

  • Experience working in events/sporting industry

  • Knowledge and understanding of accreditation processes preferable but not essential


  • Competitive salary (pro-rated)

  • 25 days’ holiday (pro-rated)

  • Private medical insurance

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Free on-site gym

  • 30% discount on New Balance items and 60% discount on Castore items

  • Life assurance

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Thu 17th Mar 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Thu 17th Mar 2022