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Careers at the Ricoh Arena

Working with us

As we continue to grow we always need great people to join us here at the Ricoh Arena. Whether you are looking for full, part-time, permanent or temporary work.

Please see a list of available positions we have below.

Head of Marketing: Wasps Group of Companies

This is a new position and is an opportunity to join our fast-paced team.

Reporting to the Managing Director of the Ricoh Arena and leading a marketing team working across both Wasps Rugby and the Ricoh Arena, the role will be responsible for the development and delivery of the marketing strategy to accelerate growth and revenue targets leading to sustainable profitable growth.

For more information please view the full job description below.

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to jan.beaufoy@ricoharena.com

Closing date 30th July 2015

Ricoh Arena Marketing Manager

The role of Marketing Manager for the Ricoh Arena will report to the Head of Marketing and is an opportunity to join our fast-paced team.

Key tasks will include;

• Developing and implementing the marketing plan including selection and booking of media, development of digital initiatives and promotions plus any event related/experiential marketing activity.

• Developing individual event marketing strategies

• Effectively manage and report the marketing budget for the venue including campaign ROI and to track and measure all marketing activities

• Act as the primary point of contact for any marketing enquiries.

• Work with marketing teams across a variety of organisations including promoters, national sporting bodies, conference and event organisers

• Ensure brand guidelines and partnership agreements are adhered to at all times in consistency of marketing materials across the Ricoh Arena

For full information, please see the Job Description below.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to jan.beaufoy@ricoharena.com

Operations Assistant

We're recruiting for an Operations to join our Facilities Team at the Ricoh Arena.

Main Purpose of the Role

To assist the Stadium Manager and Facilities Team with the day to day operational running of the venue to ensure we can safely and successfully deliver Conference, Banqueting, Exhibition, Entertainment and Hospitality business at the Ricoh Arena as well as Wasps and CCFC match days.

Working with the key departments within the Facilities Team such as Health and Safety, Security, Maintenance, Traffic Management and Grounds Teams providing operational and administrative support.

For more information please see the full Job Description below.

If you would like to be considered for this position please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@ricoharena.com

Closing date: 31st July

Graphic Designer

Reporting to the Creative Manager

  • Interpreting a brief and liaising with the client to develop exciting and innovative solutions in line with the Wasps and Ricoh Arena brands
  • Creation of print and digital design
  • Liaising with printers and external companies
  • Ability to work productively to tight deadlines

Requirements

Formal training in a design field to HND or degree level

A minimum of 2 years experience, ideally working with Blue Chip companies

A strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign with experience across all media

Knowledge of HTML and CSS is desirable

A portfolio demonstrating strong technical and creative ability

confidence to work on multiple projects

A keen eye for detail

The successful candidate

This position would ideally suit a junior designer ready to take the next step in their career. They will need to be a team player who can come up with creative solutions, be highly motivated and able to work independently, under pressure and to tight deadlines. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in a unique and exciting environment.

To apply, please click here or email your C.V, Portfolio and Cover Letter to jan.beaufoy@ricoharena.com

Corporate Sales Executive - Wasps Rugby

Working in the commercial team, the primary responsibility will be to plan and carry out new business sales activities across the whole of Wasps match-day portfolio, meeting and exceeding sales targets so as to maximise revenue and profitability at the club.

For more information, please read the full job description below.

If you'd like to be considered for this position, please email your C.V. and a covering letter to jan.beaufoy@ricoharena.com

Closing date 7th August 2015

Full Time Positions

Assistant Housekeeping Manager

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic individual who takes pride in their work to join our Housekeeping Team.

The successful candidate will be required to help to develop, support and mentor our existing team to continually provide consistent high standards of cleanliness.

As Assistant Housekeeping manager the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Head of Housekeeping with producing labour forecasts, ensuring that labour budgets are met and maintained, managing stock rotation and control and working with our facilities team to ensure the venue always looks its best.

This position is a permanent position based on 40 hours per week.

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

Match Day Casual Positions

Match Day Kiosk Team Member

We are recruiting match day kiosk team members to join our vast and successful retail food and beverage team. By providing excellent customer service from one of our many retail points around the arena our kiosk team members are the face of our business. Specifically we are seeking persons to join our fun and vibrant match day team however, opportunities are also available to work additional events at Ricoh Arena.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Match Day Cleaning Team Member

We are seeking match day cleaning team members to join our diverse arena housekeeping team. Hosting upwards of 32,000 people our stadium bowl poses a large and interesting cleaning challenge.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Rugby Match Day Steward

We are recruiting Rugby Match Day Stewards to join our friendly, approachable security team. Successful candidates will be responsible for stewarding public areas of the stadium including the main hospitality areas ensuring that our guests receive excellent customer service through providing of clear and accurate information as well as ensuring the safety of our guests.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Bar Casual Positions

Bar Supervisor

With a broad variety of public and hospitality bars we require our supervisors to be versatile and open to the varying, bespoke environments that each of our events brings. As the leader of a small front line team successful candidates will demonstrate our values at all times, ensuring every team member is achieving great customer service and ensuring the smooth operation of the bar facilities.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Bar Team Member

We are seeking enthusiastic, customer driven individuals to join our diverse bars team to deliver the excellent standards of customer service the we provide.

Whether it is serving bottled refreshments from a busy retail bar at a music concert or delivering specialty refreshments to one of our VIP partners at a private event, we aim to provide a service that goes beyond our clients expectation every time.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Coffee House Assistant

Our coffee house is at the heart of the arena; open to everyone who comes though our doors it is a hive of activity. We are looking for individuals who have a keen eye for detail, who thrive under pressure and who take pride in delivering amazing customer service to join our team.

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

Casual Positions

Exhibition Steward

We are recruiting event stewards to join our friendly, approachable security team. Facilitating some of our most prestigious events our exhibition stewards are the first point of call for all of our clients, guests and members of the public. Successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring that our guests receive excellent customer service through the providing of clear and accurate information.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Hotel Receptionist

We're recruiting for a Hotel Receptionist to deliver great guest service for our onsite Hotel based at the Ricoh Arena. When people arrive at the desk in person, or make telephone enquiries.

It’s vital that they are warmly and efficiently welcomed, as you confidently ‘read’ and respond appropriately to their individual requirements. Equally, when they check out, we want them to leave happy and satisfied, looking forward to their next visit.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Waiting Staff

We are recruiting for event and non-event day waiting staff to deliver the high standards of customer service the Ricoh Arena has to offer. You will be committed to delivering service excellence, have a “can do” attitude and maintain the highest level of professionalism. You will work as part of our Hospitality team within the Arena to deliver service excellence to all of our customers

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Housekeeping Team Member

With over 1,000,000 people coming through our doors each year at a variety of different events our cleaning team are dedicated and hard working. We are looking for individuals who have a keen eye for detail, who thrive under pressure and take pride in keeping our amazing venue clean at all times to join our team.

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

Kitchen Porter

Dedicated to keeping all of our kitchen and food preparation areas clean and tidy our back of house team work tirelessly to keep our arena working and to make our events a success. We are seeking individuals who thrive under pressure and who are available to work flexibly to join our kitchen porter team.

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

Security Officer – Must hold valid SIA License

Providing security to our banqueting, exhibition and business events our dedicated security team are seeking individuals who thrive under pressure, ensuring the safety and security of our venue and its people whilst delivering excellent customer service in a hospitality environment.

We are seeking detail orientated, customer obsessed people with excellent communication skills to join our arena security team.

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

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