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Events Organiser Internship

Internship in London, United Kingdom

Degree level


Job function

Project management

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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Are you looking to get your foot in the door of mass participation sporting events? We are looking for future Event Managers, Project Planners and those with a passion for the outdoors and the world of sporting events to join our Internship programme.

Over the course of 6 months you will be part of a team delivering the UK’s biggest mass participation series of walks & runs – the Ultra Challenge Series. You will gain experience and a valuable insight into a number of different areas of the events, from planning, preparing, marketing and recruitment to logistics, delivery and on the day organisation.  

A varied and flexible role, your day to day duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Helping to deliver world class charity challenge events
  • Providing quality customer service to our participants and charity partners
  • Prepping equipment, materials and literature ready for event delivery
  • Coordinating the staff teams that work on the events
  • Research, design and innovation
  • Assisting on weekend events throughout the summer events season


The ideal candidate will:

  • A university graduate with a related degree in Events Management or Sports
  • Be enthusiastic, resourceful and proactive with a genuine interest in an event management career
  • Be a graduate with a keen interest in outdoor sports events
  • Be a highly organised multi-tasker
  • Have proven experience in an organisational  role, able to follow process and manage own workload
  • Be confident with good interpersonal skills and good telephone manner
  • Have excellent, demonstrable Excel, Word, and PowerPoint expertise
  • Be a fluent speaker of English and eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom
  • Be excited about working on multiple weekend events (in exchange for lieu/overtime) throughout the event season May – September.
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We are Action Challenge and organise outdoor challenge events and inspirational adventures in the UK, Europe, and Worldwide for individuals to join, and for companies, group, and charities. Our events are usually unforgettable - and always deigned so you can Push Yourself Further! We specialise in creating unique challenges, and in 2019 over 20,000 people will walk, jog or...

Leisure, Travel & Tourism
200 employees

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