Gin Festival Events Assistant - Cocktail Specialist
Job type: 40 hours per week. Permanent 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 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 licence
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.