Glasgow Life


G1 1LH

Salary Range


Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date

30 April 2023

Job Description

Glasgow Life

Venue Technology Coordinator – 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships
£31,578.25 – £36,678.29
Location: Albion St, Glasgow, G1 1LH
Ref: GLA10232

Glasgow Life is looking for a Venue Technology Coordinator to join us on a full time, fixed term contract up to the end of August 2023. As Venue Technology Coordinator you will be joining our in-demand Events team supporting the delivery of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships team.
More about our Events team
Glasgow Life is the strategic lead for events in the city. The team invests to attract, create and grow major cultural and sporting events. We deliver high-profile events, including the Merchant City Festival and Glasgow Mela. Our team also organise the World Pipe Band Championships and Glasgow’s winter events. We are preparing to deliver the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships in 2023. We are also coordinating a programme of activities as the European Capital of Sport 2023. And we are building a team to deliver the World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024. Our team work on behalf of the Glasgow Events Board. We act as an initial point of contact for events coming to the city. This includes working with local, national and international partners to maximise the benefits of events to the city. We aim to position and promote Glasgow as a world-leading event destination. Events boost the city’s tourism economy and provide memorable moments.
More about 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships
In 2023, Glasgow and locations across Scotland will host the UCI Cycling World Championships. The event brings together 13 world championships into one. Glasgow Life will deliver the sport competition, events and additional programmes in the city on behalf of the Cycling World Championships. We are expanding our team to deliver the world’s biggest-ever cycling event. Glasgow leads the way in hosting major cultural and sporting events. By using world-class facilities we’ll deliver 8 cycling disciplines. This will bring new ideas, partnerships and initiatives to the city. We will enrich urban living by animating the city in the lead-up to and beyond the event to drive a lasting legacy. Learn more by visiting:
About Glasgow Life
Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music.
The role
As a Venue Technology Coordinator you’ll be an integral part of the team by supporting the delivery of all agreed technological responsibilities which Glasgow has been tasked with in order to successfully deliver the Championships. You will report to the Venue Technology Manager and working alongside a dedicated project team.
The candidate
If you’re interested in joining us as a Venue Technology Coordinator you’ll need:
• Significant previous experience of a planning, delivery and operational roles at large sporting or similar events.
• Experience of technology delivery within a fast-paced work environment
• Exceptional stakeholder management skills
• Good knowledge of, and proven practical ability for planning, monitoring, and controlling a related portfolio of projects
• Ability to make key operational decisions in-line with delegated authority.

You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.
Some of our roles are currently piloting hybrid working, with teams working between the office and home. Your line manager will agree these days with you. This balance enables you to continue much-needed collaborative working.
Our Albion Street office has great links to public transport
This role is initially working 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday with some demand during Championship delivery
We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.
Important Dates: Closing date 30 April 2023 and interviews are provisionally scheduled for the week of 8 May.
Benefits at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions
• Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
• Option to buy extra annual leave
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Flexible retirement
• Family-friendly policies
Please note this is a re advertisement and previous applicants should not re-apply.
Diversity matters at Glasgow Life
We’re determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We’re a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on our website.

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Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 30th April 2023

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