Arts/Graphic Design

Live Sites Project Coordinator

Full Time Permanent

UK Jobs Board

Closing Date: 18/07/2021

Since the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games, Live Sites have formed a key part in spectator experience, spaces in which everyone can access, engage and celebrate the Games first-hand. As Live Sites Project Coordinator you will assist the Live Sites Project Manager and Senior Producer (Cultural Programme & Live Sites) in the day-to-day management of Live Sites procured Supplier/s who will plan, operationalise and deliver three Live Sites hubs.

Additional responsibilities will include, but not limited to, ensuring the Live Sites internal project plan is kept up to date with various department tasks and milestones, as well as, contribute to the Games Integrated Planning processes and Venue Operational planning. You will report directly to the Lives Sites Project Manager.


Assist the Live Sites Project Manager to ensure the Live Sites Project Plan is delivered to contracted terms and to the highest possible standard and impact, regularly monitoring Supplier progress against milestones and agreed KPIs;
Work closely alongside the Live Sites Project Manager and with the Live Sites lead supplier, as well as, the Cultural Programme producing team and key stakeholders to aid with the development and scheduling of creative programming, entertainment and creative video content for all Live Sites;
Help identify strategic opportunities to support and solidify regional cultural partnerships looking beyond 2022;
Work closely with the Live Sites Project manager to lead strategic planning to build on B2022 Games narratives and raise ambition across social value, legacy, sustainability, inclusion and access;
Assist the Live Sites Project Manager as the Primary representative for liaison with external logistic and operations stakeholders including city operations, Safety Advisory Group, licensing and emergency services;
Work with the Live Sites lead supplier to deliver all evaluation, data capture and monitoring processes.There may also be an opportunity to take ownership of one or more projects within the Live Sites programme, depending on the successful candidate's personal specification.

Skills and Experience Required


Fluent in spoken and written English;
At least 5 GCSE's and/or demonstrable skills in Maths & English;
Experience in event planning, management, operations and delivery at a range of scales;
Knowledge and experience of best practice for inclusive and accessible events;
Experience and understanding of basic financial management and budgets;
Strong project planning & reporting skills;
Strong IT skills in relevant packages – i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook;
Ability to represent the organisation effectively across a range of contexts including meetings with stakeholders, partners, artists, funders and the general public.Desirable

Degree or equivalent in a related discipline;
Experience in planning and delivering civic arts and cultural events, international multi-sport events and community co-curated events;
Strong practical working knowledge of Arts Council England's Creative Case for Diversity.Location: Birmingham, UK office-based/full-time

Proposed Start Date: ASAP

Salary: upto £25,000 per annum

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Birmingham UK 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness – Respect – Equality – Diversity – Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible Games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Birmingham UK 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

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