11 April 2017

Festival Assistants - Car Parkers and Catering Assistants

Company Name

The Charleston Trust
Contact Name

Kristina Sekyere
Company Address

Charleston
Firle
East Sussex
BN8 6LL
Business Sector

Creative/Arts
Website

Vacancy Details
Vacancy Title

Festival Assistants - Car Parkers and Catering Assistants
Vacancy Type (select those that apply)

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time
  • Temporary
Vacancy Description

The Charleston Festival is a prestigious annual literary festival involving writers, performers, politicians and thinkers – both high profile and up and coming, national and international. The Festival takes place in a marquee in the grounds of Charleston and around 10,000 visitors will attend 44 events over an 11 day period. The programme is available from www.charleston.org.uk

What are we looking for?

Car parking and traffic controllers
Car parking and traffic control are vital to the smooth running of the Festival and as the first point of contact for visitors to Charleston, car parkers must be good communicators and great at giving excellent customer service. This role also includes assisting with general site maintenance and site checks and assisting with portering of supplies as required. The work takes place outdoors in all weather and requires good stamina and very calm and friendly disposition.

Catering Assistants
The Charleston Trust is seeking Catering Assistants to assist with a number of tasks related to the Festival catering operations including food preparation, serving drinks and light refreshments; assisting at the Festival Bar, at Sponsor’s events or in the Tea Tent. Catering Assistants will also be required to assist with stock replenishment, cash handling, customer service and washing up.
Skills / Qualifications required & any further information

All of our Car Parkers need to have:
o Excellent customer service and front of house skills
o Excellent communication skills
o Confidence and be outgoing
o The ability to work well under pressure, in a team and individually
o Previous festival or events environment experience is desirable

All of our Catering Assistants need to have:
o Excellent customer service and front of house skills
o Excellent communication skills
o Confidence and be outgoing
o The ability to work well under pressure, in a team and individually
o Previous catering/retail/ customer service/ festival or events environment experience is desirable
Number of vacancies available

10
Working Week / Hours

various
Salary details

£7.50 per hour
Applicants should apply...

  • Via website link provided
Closing Date for Applicants

20/04/2017