Location : Birmingham, UK

Salary : £37,500 - £40,000 per annum

Closing Date – 18/01/2021 Birmingham 2022 Live Sites will be a ‘front-door’ to the Games offering outdoor screened Games events, ‘have-a-go’ sporting and cultural activities, and food and beverage facilities at two Birmingham city centre sites and a number of community settings. Working out of the Cultural Programme & Live Sites team, the role will guide and manage the procured lead supplier who will plan, operationalise and deliver Live Sites as a crucial part of public engagement during Games time


  • Manage and oversee the Live Sites lead supplier’s planning, management, operationalisation and delivery of the Live Sites across the Games.
  • Ensure that the Live Sites lead supplier’s activities meet Organising Committee’s standards of operational management and service, including forming fair and equitable relationships with subcontractors and community partners.
  • Work closely with the Live Sites lead supplier, as well as the Cultural Programme producing team and key stakeholders to oversee the development and scheduling of creative programming, entertainment and creative video content for all Live Sites.
  • Identify strategic opportunities to build the role of Live Sites as a key precipitator of regional cultural sector growth and as an opportunity to boost civic connectivity and local place-making strategies.
  • Monitor and scrutinise the Live Sites lead supplier project budget, working closely with Executive and Senior Producers, and reporting on delivery and variance against the Live Sites Project Plan.

Skills and Experience Required


  • Exceptional project management and planning skills.
  • Highly skilled at managing and delivering ambitious live events.
  • Significant experience in event planning, management, operations and delivery at a range of scales, including working with a wide range of external contractors and partners.
  • Knowledge and experience of best practice for inclusive and accessible events.


  • Relevant 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.

We will consider a secondment from an existing cultural organisation or local authority for this job role.

Salary: £37,500-40,000 per annum

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

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We are working towards achieving Leaders in Diversity 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 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

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