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*Please Note: More vacancies will be advertised for the Winter season shortly - keep an eye on our Social Media to find out more!


Event Managers required for National Seasonal Events 

Location and dates of each event (including pre and post event working days)    

Cork: October 19th, October 25th 2019- January 31st 2020

Dublin: November 2nd, November 8th - January 24th 2020

Mullingar: November 9th, November 14th - January 17th 2020

Waterford: This position has been filled.


Successful candidates must be available for training in Cork on October 23rd & 24th and November 3rd and 4th.


Cool Running Events is Ireland’s leading operator of pop up events, delivering exceptional events to over 225,000 customers every winter since 2007. Exceptional events call for exceptional Event Managers and we are looking for 4 of the best for this seasons events.  You don’t need to know how ice rinks work but you do need to know how events work. You will know how to lead a team and motivate them to deliver the best possible customer experience. In return, we will offer a great (if cold) working environment, excellent salary with a wrap bonus. Our Event Managers are key members of our team and we will ensure that you are supported in your role and will be able to add valuable training and experience to your CV upon completion. 


Role of Event Manager:

The key responsibilities of the role include, but not limited to: ticketing & revenue management, venue management, event operations, staff management, health & safety, first aid management and most importantly, event visitor engagement.

Oversee day to day logistics including liaising with crew members and maintaining the ice rink. 

Responsible for complete and accurate box office reports and overall management of the onsite box office.

To ensure all cash handling policies and procedures are followed by all relevant staff. Organise cash collections and administer all revenue reconciliations in line with the event management plan.

To ensure the timely input, recording, and reporting of staff payroll and scheduling work roster.

Ensuring the venue is presented in a first-class condition and its systems are well maintained & operational. Perform daily opening and closing operational duties & checks.

Liaise with the management team to review and implement necessary security protocols in the event management plan and ensure all aspects of crowd management including access/egress and circulation are managed throughout the event.

To ensure all health & safety, fire safety, security, building checks, risk assessments, and first aid procedures are in place at all times and in accordance with the event operating plan.

To respond and coordinate any first aid responses and to undertake any other safety training as deemed appropriate to the role.

To ensure the timely and thorough reporting and investigation of accidents and incidents.

Draft & deliver a comprehensive de-brief document outlining observations, innovations & lessons learned that can further enhance future events.


Essential Criteria:

You must be eligible to work in Ireland to be considered for the role

Strong verbal communication skills

Capacity to deal with a wide variety of different tasks and to reprioritize as required

Ability to be proactive and use initiative

Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively

Experience working in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment


Desirable Criteria:

Experience in Customer Service 

Experience working on events


Conditions of Employment:

Salary: Generous, dependent on experience.

Term: See dates for each site above 

Annual Leave: In accordance with employment duration

Hours: Candidates are required to work some evenings, weekends and to be available during the Christmas holidays.

Additions: Performance-based completion bonus payable in January, complimentary family & friend tickets for our events, company phone plan and flexible working hours.

Training: Successful candidates will gain interview skills and experience interviewing others, first aid training and health & safety training. 


How to Apply

To apply, please submit a two-page CV and a short covering letter (no more than one A4 page) outlining why this role is of interest and how you meet the requirements via indeed or by email to

Your cover letter should outline how your previous experience maps to the requirements of the job and our essential criteria. 

Applicants must be available on a full-time basis from November 2019 until January 2020. Working hours are flexible, however, applicants will be required to work evenings and weekends.

Please include which county you are applying to work in the cover letter.

For any queries prior to submitting your application, contact Louise: or 021 2066 066.



Applicants will be called to interview as suitable candidates apply, please see above for employment training and start dates. Candidates that are unavailable for training may not be considered in the recruitment process.


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