Events and Markets Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00002433-1
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Planet Doughnut Ltd
  • Location: Planet Doughnut Bakery
  • Salary: £8.91 to £10.35 Per Hour
  • Sector: Hospitality, Catering & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Job description

Company description

Planet Doughnut are a family run doughnut manufacturer based in Shrewsbury but now delivering doughnuts to retailers and our own shops throughout the West Midlands, Cheshire and Wales.

Job description

We are looking to expand our events team for Planet Doughnut where we go to markets, pop ups, food festivals and more selling our doughnuts - and we NEED YOU!

If you have a full driving licence (you will be driving a transit sized van) and are comfortable talking to the public and selling our doughnuts with a smile, then this could be the role for you.

NO DRIVING LICENCE NO PROBLEM! We are also looking for non drivers to go on events so if you think you can sell our doughnuts please apply.

Working times

The starting times can range from 6 am to 8am and shifts are usually 8-10 hours long.
The days will be mainly Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Job Role

  • To load up the van in the morning with your assigned events stand, doughnuts and boxes (It can involve some heavy lifting so you must be physically fit)
  • Drive to the given location (we do events all around the West Midlands and Cheshire) and setup according to the guidelines we give.
  • Then it’s up to you to sell the doughnuts to the people at the event and give excellent customer service. *Note it’s not hard to sell doughnuts :)
  • Ensuring all opening and closing paperwork is correctly completed.
  • Meeting deadlines and time keeping.
  • Daily vehicle checking responsibilities before you drive.
  • Working within the health and safety guidelines.

Key skills and experience

  • Preferably hold a full UK driving licence for a minimum of 2 years with no points or endorsements.
  • Able to work in a professional and polite manner.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Preferably be over 23 for insurance purposes but we will consider the right candidate

Please note due to the large volume of applications we may only be able to respond to candidates we want to interview. We also have a driver only role available on Indeed.

Part-time hours: 20+ per week with full time hours available to the right person

Job Types: Part-time, Full time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £10.35 per hour