Events Assistant - Stock Logistics

Events Assistant - Stock Logistics

Full-time, Wednesday - Sunday, events based.

1 year contract with a 6 months probationary period per calendar year

Salary - £18,000 (dependant on experience)

Job Description:

Gin Festival is a forward thinking and rapidly growing events and e-commerce company. We are a fast moving and growing company offering an exciting position within our events team.

If you are looking for an exciting role that works closely with our events team and you are ready for a busy and buzzing work environment, this is the job for you.

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • Stock management at the events including updating the stocking system to ensure Odoo (a stock management system) is accurate, in regards to distribution to the bars, off-license and deliveries to the event

  • Be at the event venue before the events team to ensure wagons are unloaded safely and to meet all health and safety standards

  • During events, oversee the distribution of pallets, equipment and stock during the setup period  

  • Train and supervise the runners / bar backs

  • Oversee the distribution of ice and refuge at the events

  • At breakdown, ensure all equipment is safely loaded and ready for transportation back to base

  • Supervision of defined aspects of an event to manage safety

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

Skills, experience and qualification:

  • Proven experience of events work

  • Ability to lift and build bars

  • Be able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Full clean driving licence and the ability to drive vans/minibus is essential

Between the events this job could involve working in our warehouse to ensure the stock and equipment is safely turned around in between events.

The role is hands-on and often involves working away from home. We are a nationwide company with a full calendar of events and this role will work all events in the calendar. When away from home all transport and accommodation costs are covered.

The right person must understand that this role involves working to tight deadlines and so should have good planning skills, time management and be able multi-taskask. It's essential to be a good communicator with the ability to think autonomously and work under pressure.  

If interested please contact careers@ginfestival.com