South West Marquees needs staff

South West Marquees, Nunney

Nunney-based South West Marquees are looking for summer staff for the event season.

South West Marquees, Nunney

Nunney-based South West Marquees is the premier marquee hire company in the South West, with over 20 years of experience setting up marquees for weddings, parties and events.

From its base on Castle Hill in Nunney, South West Marquees covers Bath, Bristol, Taunton, Wiltshire, Dorset and Gloucestershire. For large projects the team travels even further.

Work involves working in teams all over the West Country, setting up a wide range of high end bespoke marquees for weddings and events.

Travel is paid to and from the work site from the firm’s premises. Driving license is helpful but not mandatory.

The season is busy so there will be lots of hours for the right candidates.

You will be required to be at our premises for 7am on weekdays and we also work 1 day most weekends. The day finishes when the job is complete, so can be flexible.

You will need to be physically strong as this is manual labour, motivated, hardworking and reliable.

South West Marquees has varying workloads, so work can often be flexible if you require time off so long as it can be planned in advance.

Ideal candidates will be able to commit to starting as soon as the summer break commences and work on until early September, with no more than one week’s holiday during this period.

The job is varied and can encompass all parts of the event business. You can really earn good money to help with your finances.

South West Marquees offers lots of work available. You can come back every summer with good career progression within the company.

Many of South West Marquees’ summer staff have returned year after year and even taken up a management role after university.

South West Marquees offers pay for additional driving licenses for larger vehicles for keen staff.

Starting pay goes from:
Under 18 £5.50
18-20 £7
21-24 £8

This will be applied as soon as induction training is completed, which usually takes 2 weeks depending on how keen you are.

Drivers and candidates that are keen to progress will be paid more. You’ll get paid weekly.

South West Marquees also has some on-site accommodation. There is no minimum education level, but experience in manual and/or outdoors work is helpful.

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