Events Assistant - Cocktail Specialist

Events Assistant - Cocktail Specialist

Salary £16,500

Job type: 40 hours per week. Permanent  6 month probationary period

This role is based in Keighley, West Yorkshire

Job Description:

Gin Festival is a forward thinking and rapidly growing events, e-commerce and subscription box company and this is an exciting new role to join us as an events assistant. We are a nationwide company with a full calendar of events and this role is hands on and often involves working away from home.

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • Assist with the day to day planning and preparations of our events programme.

  • Liaising with suppliers and venues.

  • Support the Events Manager to prepare management plans and safety documentation.

  • Attend events to assist with the set-up, delivery and breakdown.

  • Supervision of defined aspects of an event to manage safety and customer service.

  • Manage bars at the events, specifically, head the cocktail bar.

  • Offer training and product knowledge to new staff members.

  • To carry out any other duties appropriate to the grade and nature of the post as directed.

Skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Experience and a passion for cocktails and spirits.

  • Able to assist with the planning and preparation of our cocktail bar, to be involved in menu planning, costings and stock management.

  • Have a full clean driving license.

  • 1+ years experience of working at events or a cocktail bar.

  • Flexible with hours to meet the needs of the business.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships.

  • A creative approach to problem-solving.

  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

We are a nationwide company with a full calendar of events. This role is hands on and involves working away from home.

Please email a cv and covering letter to