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Jobs & careers at York Gin

We currently have one vacancy - Assistant Events Manager - please see below for details (closing date is 30 April).

We're always happy to hear from people who really fancy working for us - even if the current vacancies aren't quite right.

You're welcome to email us with your CV or details of your experience to:

York Gin Events Team - Assistant Events Manager

York Gin makes some of the best gins in the world - right here in York. We now need an outgoing, enthusiastic, flexible and well-organised person to help with our live events.

What’s involved?

  • Organising and helping to manage our stalls at events across the north of England
  • Completing the initial research/application to attend events. Deciding which events are worthwhile - by estimating turnover, profit, etc.
  • Communicating with other event workers so everyone in the team is well-briefed and prepared
  • Scheduling and managing staff, equipment and transport
  • Supporting and helping to manage the team and attending events in person
  • Thinking on your feet and getting stuck in when things get busy!
  • Running online and real-life tasting events, staff training, etc.
  • When things aren’t busy with events, helping out other areas of the business - delivering, packing, customer service calls, etc.

About you ...

  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently, with excellent presentation skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively, work efficiently and juggle competing priorities
  • Use your own initiative and have good personal management skills
  • You must hold a full UK driving licence
  • A working knowledge of IT systems including purchase order systems, databases, Microsoft office - we can train you!
  • Thinking on your feet and getting stuck in when things get busy!
  • It would be handy if you know something about and enjoy gin. We will train you so you’ll become knowledgeable about York, York Gin and gin more generally!
It’s a bonus if ...
  • You have experience of managing budgets and monitoring and reporting on expenditure
  • You have experience of evaluating events and/or projects
  • You can evaluate the experience we provide for customers and for York Gin - so we constantly improve our events experience
  • The York Gin company aims ...

    • Only to create gins of the highest quality
    • To treat the planet, our people, our business partners and our customers with the utmost care and respect
    • To be inspired by our city’s and gin’s long and incredible histories - hence our motto ‘History in the Tasting’
    • To make York proud of us
    • To have as much fun as possible

    Hours: 37.5 per week

    We are a Living Wage employer. Salary on application.

    Please apply to with your CV or details of your experience and the job title in the subject line by 30 April.

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