Rob Sambidge

Rob Sambidge

Event ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Rob Sambidge

Rob Sambidge

Event ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an events manager with 15 years’ experience in the sport, fitness, and hospitality industry I pride myself on delivering results and meeting targets. As a result of my time working in the Mass Participation Events industry, I have a well-rounded set of project management skills. Alongside this I have a proven track record of implementing strategies in line with the organisations objectives to help reach our goals. My biggest asset is being able to streamline procedures and reduce costs where necessary, without compromising on quality.
Projects credited in
  • Live To Tri Campaign 2018
    Live To Tri Campaign 2018Our obsession with health and fitness shows no sign of slowing down—Yoga classes have never been more popular, HIIT classes have never been more gruelling and the vegan life has never been more fashionable. Fewer, on the other hand, dare to live to tri and our campaign aims to change that. Encouraging individuals to Swim, Bike and Run their way to achieving the seemingly impossible. YOU HAVEN’T LIVED UNTIL YOU TRI’D IT ALL STARTS HERE
Work history
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    Sports Office SupervisorThe Hurlingham Club
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Supervised a team of four within the Sports Office to ensure the tennis department runs smoothly, acting as duty manager outside of office hours. I increased online bookings, specifically in the off season, by 25%. Chaired and minute the tennis departments committee meetings on a quarterly basis.
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    Running Events ManagerAge UK
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Employed on a fixed term maternity cover I was the event lead of the charity’s flagship 10k running event, the Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash. Working with a small team and several external stakeholders I was accountable for the sales and marketing strategy of event, to help us reach our target of 10,000 ticket sales, to help raise funds for the charity. Along with this I was responsible for event operations and logistics to ensure we deliver a first-class event for participants and spectators, managing the budget and ensuring we hit are targets. Accomplishments: • Collaborated with marketing team to introduce a new fundraising strategy to help increase ticket sales for the 2020 race • Managed the event budget saving £25,000 in 2019 • Implement a brand-new start site in the centre of Leeds for the 2019 race
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Skills
  • Project Management
  • Operations
  • Ticketing
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Budgeting Forecasting
  • Budget Management
  • Budget Planning
  • Budget Negotiation
  • Operations Management
  • Logistics Operations
  • Team Development
  • Team Coaching
  • Custome Service
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Problem Solving