Job type: Full time, 40 hours per week. Permanent with a 6 month probationary period
This role is based in Keighley, West Yorkshire
Gin Festival is a forward thinking and rapidly growing events, e-commerce and a subscription box company and this is an exciting new role to join us as an events assistant.
Main roles and responsibilities
An understanding of mixing live music, of a wide range of genres and using unfamiliar audio and lighting equipment.
The ability to liaise with musicians and in-house and external tech suppliers in the build up to and delivery of the events.
Previous experience of using professional lighting equipment and an artistic flair to maximise the customer experience through sound and lighting in our chosen venues.
Ongoing tech support to all of the event departments, this will include troubleshooting, supporting IT equipment and AV systems.
Proven experience of network administration is desirable.
Attend events to assist with the set-up, delivery and breakdown.
Supervision of defined aspects of an event to manage safety and customer service.
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.
Some bar work and general administration knowledge would also be preferable as you will be expected to help at busy times on bars.
Skills experience and qualifications:
Have a full clean driving license and willing to drive to events as necessary.
1+ years experience of working at events or a bar.
Flexible with hours to meet the needs of the business.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships.
Creative approach to problem-solving.
High level of attention to detail.
The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
We are a nationwide company with a full calendar of events and this role is hands on and involves working away from home.