British Triathlon



Salary Range


Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date

16 April 2023

Job Description

Full time – 36.25 hours per week OR we would consider Part Time, with a minimum of 21.75 hours per week.

As an Event Support Executive, you will be part of the Event Services & Development Team supporting organisers to plan and deliver great event experiences through swim, bike, run.

We are searching for an enthusiastic, motivated, and positive individual, with knowledge and experience of building relationships and events management. You will be comfortable working within a team environment, be able to understand and create best practice, and share with the event community to help improve events. Alongside your excellent communication skills, your innovative and collaborative approach will help provide solutions that grow the delivery of swim, bike, run events. You will also be organised, have an eye for detail, and the ability to use a variety of IT packages and systems to support you in efficiently managing your role.

Each day you will be:
• Engaging with event organisers to build long lasting relationships to grow swim, bike, run events.
• Ensuring event organisers’ events meet national governing body standards to make sure everyone has a safe, fair, and great experience.
• Working with event organisers on key projects to inspire more people to get involved with multisport events.
• Assisting with general event enquiries, providing exceptional customer service.

Successful working relationships are key to any role. Our new Event Support Executive will report into the Events Services and Development Manager. The successful candidate will be an integral and valued member of the Events Team, working as one of three Event Support Executives. Our Event Support Executives thrive by developing and maintaining close working relationships with other team members and event organisers. There is also the opportunity to take on wider responsibilities within the team, to continually develop the role.

The role will benefit from our successful hybrid working model, where Tuesday to Thursday all colleagues work from our Loughborough head office, providing a supportive, collaborative, and fun working environment, and flexible working on Mondays and Fridays, working from home as work commitments allow.

British Triathlon offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
• 25 days annual leave, increasing with length of service, enhanced with a flexible holiday buying scheme.
• A commitment to your development, with weekly and monthly time ringfenced for personal and collaborative learning and development.
• 2 days paid volunteer leave.
• Free and accessible parking outside the Loughborough head office and secure covered bike storage.
• Pension scheme, life assurance scheme, and private medical insurance to care for you and your loved ones.
• Support for a healthy lifestyle, including discounted gym membership and a cycle to work scheme.

British Triathlon is passionate about developing an environment that makes Britain the world’s leading triathlon nation, enabling success and increasing participation. We’re looking for people who can bring skills and ambition to an inclusive, people-centred workplace, who are determined to create positive impact, and who value doing what’s right above doing what is expected.

If you’re inspired and excited about working at British Triathlon, we’d love to hear from you.

To Apply

To apply Please have a good read through of the full Job Description on our website, then send an email to with your CV and covering letter (or another format if you prefer) explaining why you feel you are suitable for the role. This role will close on 16th April 2023. We encourage early applications as the role may close once sufficient suitable applications have been received. To enable us to focus our time on suitable candidates, we consider, but are unable to reply to, all applications. If you have not heard from us within ten working days of the closing date, please assume your application has not been successful. For informal enquiries about the role please contact Peter Pain, Event Services and Development Manager at British Triathlon is committed to creating an even more diverse and inclusive workforce that will bring different perspectives to our work, so if you think we’d benefit from your relevant skills and experience, please do send in your application. Should you require assistance with the application process, please contact HR and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. We operate under the Disability Confident Scheme. Details of our Equality and Diversity Policy can be found at