Deputy Site Manager

Deputy Site Managers Required for Summer 2019.

  • Can you help manage a site and a team of construction workers? 
  • Can you help take responsibility of the whole site, including build, event days & breakdown?
  • Are you an effective communicator and can you remain cool under pressure?
  • Do you possess strong organisational and motivational skills?
  • Do you have practical experience and are comfortable with heavy-lifting?
  • Do you enjoy working outdoors? 
  • Are you looking for work between June to September? 

If your answers are ‘yes’ then please read below:

About Us

Field Events Ltd are looking for crew to work on boutique camping accommodation sites at over 40 festivals and events across the UK & Europe. We require Deputy Site Managers to help manage the construction, furnishing and dismantling of wooden and canvas structures at various sites over the summer season. Our main client is Podpads.


  • Work is available from June to September 2019.
  • Typical contracts consist of 4 days’ work, paid at a £400 flat rate. Extra days at £100 a day.
  • Deputy Site Managers are usually required to work 3 x 4 hour reception shifts or 1 x on call shift over the weekend in exchange for an event ticket.
  • Food is provided on the set up and breakdown days.
  • Sites are located across the UK & Europe. We provide free transport from our HQ near Bath and drivers can earn extra money on our driving rate.

Construction & Breakdown:

  • Working closely with the Site Manager to liaise with event organisers, help prepare the site and forklift stock off lorries.
  • Help manage the site crew and construction of structures efficiently and to set deadlines.
  • Sign off the site in accordance with specifications and H&S documentation.
  • Help organise the dismantling of all units and stock before clearing the site. 

During the Event:

  • Be the secondary point of contact on-site to the event organisers.
  • Help oversee the smooth running of reception by supporting the reception manager.
  • Help prepare the site and crew for the breakdown.

Working conditions

  • Deputy Site Managers camp in the boutique campsite from the Monday before the event to the Monday after.
  • The crew campsite contains electricity, water, communal area, seating and posh toilets and showers during the event.


  • Due to the leadership and organisational skills required for this work, applicants must detail relevant experience if they want to be considered.
  • Please state what licences, if any, you hold: driving, towing, forklift (telescopic handler and rough terrain forklift).
  • You work in a team so it is imperative that you have strong interpersonal skills and are a team player.
  • You need to be comfortable camping on-site for days at a time and provide your own tent, bedding and waterproofs.
  • You need to provide your own PPE including steel toe-capped footwear and hi-vis.
  • You must prove that you have the legal right to work in the UK and, if haven’t done so already, register as self-employed. We can provide advice on how to do this.


Click here to fill out and submit an application form.
Spaces are limited so please submit your application as soon as possible.

Applicants may be interviewed (by Skype or in person near Bristol/Bath).
Applicants are required to attend a practical interview weekend on 1st and 2nd June 2019.