Deputy Site Manager

Team Leaders & Deputy Site Managers

  • Manage a site and a team of construction workers
  • Help take responsibility of the whole site, including build, event days & breakdown
  • Effective communicator and remain cool under pressure
  • Possess strong organisational and motivational skills
  • Have practical experience and are comfortable with heavy-lifting
  • Enjoy working outdoors in all weathers

About Us

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

Contract

  • Team Leaders - £90/day. Deputy Site Managers - £100/day.
  • Deputy Site Managers are required to work 1 x on call shift over the weekend in exchange for an event ticket.
  • Team Leaders are usually required to work 3 x 4 hour reception shifts 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

  • Team Leaders + Deputy Site Managers camp in the boutique campsite for the build, event + breakdown. 
  • The crew campsite contains electricity, water, communal area, seating and toilets and showers during the event.

Requirements

  • 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.

Applications

Click here to fill out and submit an application form.

Please note, most Team Leaders + Deputy Site Managers start in the crew role first, but if you have the relevant experience + skill set please let us know. 

Applicants are required to attend a practical interview weekend on 30th + 31st May.