5 April

Events Manager

The role of our Events Manager will be diverse and varying but mainly this role will involve planning, organising and running events throughout the Summer on behalf of Keelings. As well as meticulously planning the event in advance, the successful candidate will need to be present at the event, and then will need to take time to close the event and prepare a post-event review.

Work activities

During the Summer, Keelings aim to participate in 10 events from May to Sept .

The candidate will be required to:

Plan the event in advance

Making sure that the promotional vehicle is available and prepped

Stock for sampling and sales has been organised

Promotional staff have been booked, briefed and have uniforms

Liaise with event managers in advance, ensuring a full understanding of the event and that our requirements are met

During the event

Drive the Keelings Van to the event and prep it on site

Over-see stock sampling and sales

Open/ close the tills at the start and end of the day

After the event

Manage the closing of the Keelings stand

Ensure all equipment is cleaned / ready for next event

Return all Keelings property to Food Central

Complete a post-event review to enable on-going learnings

Candidate will be required to commit to all event dates and for some events, may need to stay overnight (eg Layla Cork)


Experience of event management

Highly driven with a can-do attitude

Will need to demonstrate a high level of common sense and be able to address issues that will arise.

Full clean drivers licence

Ability to manage a team

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Event Management: 1 year

Please apply here.