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Stadium On Main Parking
91 Main Road,
Ground Floor,
Claremont, Cape Town,

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Personal Assistant to the CEO



As the Head of Events, you will be responsible for making ATK’s events some of the most exciting sports and entertainment experiences in the world.

As the Head of Events, you will oversee all of ATK’s local competitive events. You will use your creative, strategic, technical, and project management skills to conceptualize, design, plan, and execute our events. You will lead a team to accomplishing events at a world-class level. Reporting to the CEO, you will be a part of the leadership team and help shape the future of the sport in South Africa.




  • Create world-class experiences that reach players around the world, based on developed strategies and product goals.

  • Support relationships across ATK to build cross-functional teams that will collaborate in building physical events, marketing campaigns, opening ceremonies, merchandising, streaming, social media activations and post event reviews.

  • Guide your teams and provide live events and broadcast creative direction for lighting, scenic, graphics, video content, on-site experience and other aspects of the show.

  • Develop and manage relationships with vendors and partners, including production and media agencies, venue operators and governments across the globe.

  • Forecast, allocate and actualize events budget, while getting alignment and approval from team members across ATK.

  • Travel internally for weeks at a time, multiple times a year, to oversee and provide on-site support to teams building our shows.



  • 2-5+ years of experience in live events and production.

  • 3+ years of experience as a people manager.

  • Experience planning events for 500 - 2,000+ attendees.

  • Experience with events broadcast, in any of its various forms.


Desired Qualifications

  • A leader with 5 - 10+ years of proven experience in the entertainment and production industries, with world-class events and shows under their belt.

  • Excellent project management capabilities.


For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes your fellow ATK’ers, who are the customers of your work.


ATK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Interested Parties are kindly requested to send detailed CVs to