Event Recruitment Manager

  • Graduate Job
  • Birmingham

Website Seed Staff

Seed Staff is one of the UK’s top recruitment businesses, specialising in providing front-line staff for the events industry including the UK’s biggest festivals such as Latitude, Creamfields, Reading, and Leeds to name a few.

The last two years has seen rapid growth for the company, increasing the number of events, venues and clients we work with. Due to this we are looking for an Event Recruitment Manager to join our team and help us reach a wider audience of potential onsite team members and keep our clients up to date.

As a huge presence on many festival sites & city-based venues, Seed Staff take large numbers of staff including bar, accreditation, campsite managers, wristbands and supervisors to events all throughout the year. These staff can be paid or volunteer for their festival ticket. These teams need to be recruited, managed, trained and have all the information they need to fulfill their role before heading to site. We need someone who is willing to work with our office team to reach staffing numbers via phone interviews, vetting processes and help with onsite management when required.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Recruiting teams for onsite operations
Admin and HR duties that come with the role such as checking rights to work
Managing social media page for staff
Updating clients with staff numbers, rotas and singing off time sheets
Creating weekly newsletters to advertise upcoming events
Create Facebook posts advertising upcoming events
Writing and issuing information packs
Collecting and managing deposits
Updating staff performance on bespoke software
On site management of staff. Managing teams of all sizes in a wide variety of roles from bar staff to catering; campsite managers to traffic stewards, at events and venues that vary from Sporting Events to Music Festivals. You will create rotas, manage welfare facilities, attend production meetings and deal with staff performance issues.
Updating processes to ensure we have the best staff/workers all summer
Recruiting last minute dropouts
Running telephone interviews with new team members
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Essential

Good IT Skills
Good telephone manner
Excellent organisation & administration skills
Good problem-solving skills
Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
Able to work flexible working hours over Summer
Experience with recruitment/staff training
Preferred

Experience working within the events industry
Experience dealing with the public
Experience in onsite management
A passion for live events
Driving Licence
Based in Birmingham
THE PERSON

We are looking for somebody with ambition and drive to work in our small but rapidly growing business. This role calls for a confident personality who prides themselves on their people & organisational skills.

We are not a 9-5 company and we are flexible with working hours to meet the demands of the business. You will receive the necessary training, but you will need the drive to make a success of the role. This role can include unsociable hours and will include working on bank holidays and weekends throughout summer. Time in lieu will be honoured and there will be a chance to enjoy the events you attend with our team.

To apply – please send a CV AND Cover Letter. Any applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

To apply for this job please visit uk.indeed.com.