The Devon Marquee Company
Position: Operations Manager
The Devon Marquee Company. We are a leading Marquee Company in the South West involved with major events and productions in the area, based in the heart of Devon.
The Operations manager will organise the daily operation of our busy high Quality Marquee Company based in the heart of Devon. They will ensure that the Site Foremen are fully briefed about the Daily jobs and have the equipment and labour necessary to achieve High Quality results within tight time restraints
The job will involve site supervision of larger jobs and liaising with clients.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with experience of erecting marquees to a high Standard or running event teams and personnel. A can do attitude, happy disposition and attention to detail is essential as no one is more important to us than our client and their event.
You will have had at least 2 years’ experience in the Marquee or Events Business in a supervisory role and be looking to develop your career with a growing firm.
You will be looking after a team of like-minded individuals who will need bringing together to produce excellent results to a tight time deadline.
We will train you in the safe use of all our equipment and we will expect you to develop the skills of your team and supervise their training and development.
We will provide training in Forklift operations, First Aid, Manual Handling and our
Trade Body’s (MUTA) Structure safe course.
You will be responsible for the hire, recruitment and training of the staff and ongoing personal development.
This is not a 9-5 job but it is outside, it is not a sedentary job but challenging mentally and physically with a need to get the best from a team of people. The hours can be long but it is fun.
A current, clean driving licence is essential, an HGV licence would be advantageous.
The Devon Marquee Company has been creating quality events in the South West over the last 25 years and is delighting its clients with quality events erected and removed within the time frames required. The events range from simple garden parties, highly planned weddings to large corporate events and Agricultural Shows. They all require the same attention to detail.
A full job description will be made available to those interested.
To apply for this role please forward your CV in Word format.