Event Executive (FTC - February to October 2023)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Lord's
Salary £30,000 (pro-rated)
Team Events
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 4th Jan 2023 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

8.39 (7364)

Job Description


We have a hugely exciting opportunity for an Event Executive to join The Events team. The Event Executive will support managers to jointly plan and deliver the World Test Championship Final 2023 and The Hundred across England and Wales.

The key aims being:

  • To deliver world class cricket for both the men’s and women’s game

  • To deliver the ultimate Test Match on behalf of the ICC

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 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.

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 have a passion for delivering the best, whilst establishing new benchmarks and standards.

  • You are a clear communicator who can establish strong professional relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external and seeks to resolve any arising issues in line with wider objectives

  • You are detailed and outcome focussed always seeking efficient ways to deliver

  • You thrive managing multiple projects in an exciting environment where no two days are alike

  • You have an unshakeable can-do attitude



  • Supporting the Local Organising Committee in planning and delivery of the World Test Championship Final across all areas including venue operations and event production

  • Working onsite during build, delivery and derig to support the team throughout the World Test Championship 

  • Working with the Senior Player and Event Manager on team and player aspects of The Hundred

  • Supporting all areas of the Events Department including planning documentation, teams, match day operations, logistics, commercial rights delivery, and event presentation

  • Supporting the team onsite at selected matches across The Hundred

  • Supporting the planning and delivery of key projects such as Content Gathering days, The Draft

  • Managing the distribution of kit across multiple venues

  • Coordinating plans with commercial partners for match day requirements

  • Offering financial support for the wider team including budget management, expenses, raising POs and submitting invoices

  • Managing and maintaining strong relationships with key ECB stakeholders

  • Co-ordinating the overall logistics plan for the season across multiple Venues

  • Working closely with the other internal ECB departments including The Hundred, commercial, ticketing and finance  


  • An understanding of working in sporting events and experience of managing logistics

  • Demonstrated organisational and administrative skills, with a strong attention to detail in the preparation of documents and reports; advanced Microsoft office skills are a necessity

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

  • A team player approach - resourceful and possessing the ability to demonstrate initiative, still seeking advice or support when required.

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

  • Clear and effective decision-making skills, developing practical solutions within a budget conscious environment.

  • Project management skills with the ability to support multiple projects and prioritise for continual improvement.

  • A proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humour within a team

  • A clean and valid Driving Licence



  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Private medical insurance

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Free on-site gym

  • 30% discount on Castore items

  • Life assurance

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Wed 4th Jan 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Wed 4th Jan 2023