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Supreme Origins - Sheffield Carnival

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Organising events and activities that promote the creative Arts and cultural heritage of Sheffield

Event Production Assistant 2019

This opportunity takes place between 03 Jun 2019 and 22 Jun 2019. Closing date for applications is 01 May.

Working with the production team to manage and display site decoration. This role will require some physical work installing and removal of site decorations and basic furniture i.e. signs, banners, chairs and tables etc. The role will also include supporting the production manager with elements of the parade start site and other relevant duties as required to support the smooth running of the event.

What skills do I need?

Ability to receive instructions and ensure they are delivered as required, Ability to work as part of a team, good communication skills, able to work under pressure always having health and safety at the forefront of any duties undertaken

What will I gain?

You will gain real world experience assisting a charitable non profit organisation provide activities for children and families and helping to support your local community. Boosting your CV with a reference of the support you have given and the opportunity to develop your skills and meet new people.

Training and support

You will receive an induction, support and guidance from the Production Manager.

Time commitment

1-2 weeks prior to event day you may be required to attend a production meeting, 8 hours on event day is desired though this can be negotiated if stated







DBS (criminal records) check



Norfolk Heritage Park, Guilford Avenue, Sheffield S2 2PL

Travel information

Easy access via nearby public transport links, 20 - 30 minute travel time from Students' Union
  • CausesArts and culture, Children and families, Community events and festivals
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenFriday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening
  • Skills and InterestsEvents and stewarding, Hands-on tasks, Outdoors, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Third sector and charity work

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