Harlequins is one of the oldest and most famous rugby clubs in the world. Founded in 1866, the Club has, throughout its vibrant history, been a proud innovator in the game both nationally and globally. The Club is a founder member of the RFU and is as famous for its quartered shirt, as for its expansive style of play.
Harlequins is currently ranked amongst the best Premiership and Premier 15s rugby clubs in this country and Europe. The Club is a founding member of the RFU and boasts more presidents than any other club as well as a healthy dose of international players across both its championship winning Men’s and Women’s Teams. The Club regularly attracts over 90% capacity attendances to its matches at the Stoop, whilst in Dec staging ‘Big Game’ at Twickenham stadium. Big Game has become an annual fixture in the gap between Christmas and New Year, regularly attracting sell out 80k crowds of largely locally based Harlequin’s supporters, their friends and families and big event fans. The match is not only the biggest annual match of club rugby in the world but is also frequently the biggest festive sporting event in the country.
Reporting to the Stadium Operations Manager, this is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is seeking to develop their career within events and operations.
The successful candidate will be an exceptional collaborator and communicator, with strong attention to detail. Committed and enthusiastic to contribute to the success of Harlequins events and operations by providing administrative and organisational support for the members of the Operations team in particular, the Head of Operations and Stadium Operations Manager. You will take responsibility for organising meetings, diary management, minute taking, aspects of operational planning, administration of processes such as accreditation, the supply of equipment (radios, uniform), accurate auditing, actively supporting and assisting in the operational planning, and event delivery.