Job Opportunity

Sports Event Assistant



We are looking for a bright and ambitious Sports Event Assistant to help support the delivery of Vision Nine’s festivals; NASS and Boardmasters.

The candidate will be helping deliver a variety of tasks ranging from managing Athlete applications, to running the sport production offices on-site at NASS and Fistral Beach for Boardmasters, with the primary focus on delivering the administrative requirements across both festivals.


Key Responsibilities for NASS to include:

Reporting directly to the Sports Event Manager

Manage administrations of Pro and Amateur Athlete Applications for NASS 2019

Work and liaise with Pro and Amateur Athletes on-site at NASS 2019

Arrange and organise any athlete pick up and drop offs (from Bristol airport / train station)

Management of Athletes and competition managers

Oversee course schedules, Athlete check-in, competition results and ensure competitions are running to schedule

Management of Sports MCs & Judges

Oversee and manage Athlete hospitality area

Manage and assist with on-site Athlete accommodation

Key Responsibilities for Boardmasters to include:

Assisting the Accreditation Manager in running the Athlete accreditation processes pre-event and onsite at Fistral Beach

On-site running of the Fistral Beach Production Office and staff

Ordering and managing subsistence requirements pre-event and on-site (water, fruit, snacks)

Working closely with the Fistral Beach Site Manager and Sports Event Manager

Managing relationships with Contractors & suppliers.


Excellent organisational skills

Ability to work through any given task to completion efficiently

Proficient in Microsoft Office including use of Excel

Able to keep calm under pressure

Some previous experience working at events or festivals

Approachable and a confident communicator

Good at problem solving and multi-tasking

Comfortable in dealing with complex, difficult and challenging situation or people

‘Can do’ attitude – no task too big or small

Clean UK driving license

Previous use of Marcato Software.


Festivals: NASS & Boardmasters 2019

Shift times: 7-12-hour shifts, (on-site days maybe longer)

NASS Location: The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN

Boardmasters Location: Watergate Bay – Trebelsue Farm, Watergate Bay, TR8 4AN

Rate: DOE

Reporting to: Tom McNeilage, Sports Event Manager


NASS Pre-event: TBC

NASS Onsite dates: 3rd July – 16th July

Boardmasters Pre-event: 17th July – 1st August

Boardmasters onsite Dates: 2nd August-13th August

Boardmasters & NASS Post event dates: 19th-23rd August


Please send your CV and cover letter including salary expectations to: