Media Operations Manager (7 months FTC)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Lord's/Hybrid
Salary £40,000 (pro-rata)
Team Events
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 7th 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

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Job Description


This exciting role in the ECB Events Department will encompass a wide-ranging remit coordinating the ECB’s day to day media operational requirements.

The successful candidate will work closely the Broadcast Manager, Accreditation Manager and ECB Communications team and with a range of internal and external stakeholders including venue media managers to deliver the highest possible standards in Media Operations.



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.


  • 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 enjoy working on varied high-profile sport events.

  • You have a strong team ethic and can collaborate positively with multiple stakeholders.

  • You enjoy working in a close-knit team, focused on one overall goal


    The Events department lead across the media operations functional area.

  • Liaise with the Head of Venue Management and Venue Managers to review and plan media facilities across all 18 FCCs and the MCC to ensure their operations and facilities align with High Profile and Domestic Operations Manual as well as identifying gaps and future considerations.

  •  Develop all relevant pre-season planning such as preparing venue guides, press conference setups, press capacity numbers, photographer numbers and space, catering budgets, parking details and liaising with venues to ensure every aspect is prepared in advance of match days.

    Liaise with the accreditation team in relation to the opening of the online media portal as well as confirming non-rights media attendance across the season.

  • Communicate with non-rights media across the season to answer queries, provide venue information, and attendance details.

    Deliver media operations on site across a variety of ECB cricket, including international matches, the Hundred and other domestic matches.

  • Liaise closely with the Communications department to deliver consistent messaging to the media

  • Build and develop relationships on match day with the cricket media and photographers


  • At least 3-5 years Media Operations experience at sporting events or tournaments, with cricket knowledge a distinct advantage.

  • Exceptional communication and decision-making skills, liaising with a variety of important stakeholders at all levels of the business, with a focus on achieving operational efficiencies.

  • A strong attention to detail in the preparation of planning documents, communications and reports.

  • A Team player approach, be resourceful and possess the ability to demonstrate initiative; still seeking advice or support when required.

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

  • A proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humour; understanding the ever-changing events environment which will include unsociable hours.

  •  A clean and valid Driving License is preferred.


  • 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

  • Life assurance

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 7th 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 Mon 7th Mar 2022