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Fantastic News - NEW Exciting Opportunities!

You have an opportunity to work with an Award Winning Employer, a company whose culture stems from fun, passion and positivity! Sunshine Events provide an environment where each and every Fun Expert can thrive. An environment that invites laughter, ideas and support.  We will inspire you to reach your goals and aspirations, recognise skill and passion.

This is not your 9-5 desk job - this is a chance to travel the nation as a member of our Events Team, delivering fun to hundreds and thousands of guests at a variety of events. Inside, outside, North, South, anywhere and everywhere; let's see the fun available to you...

Job Opportunities

Do you want to LOVE coming to work?

We need fun, customer focused people who have a passion for life and love to smile. Do you have something special you can bring? Do you enjoy a challenge? Do you want to love coming to work? Please email us (hr@sunshineevents.co.uk) with why you want to be a Fun Expert and why Sunshine Events needs you! We have a number of positions available to you below.

Current Vacancies

Event Staff (Christmas Season - Temporary Contract)

SEO Executive | Social and Copywriter Executive

HR Advisor

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Fun Expert Event Staff - Christmas Season (Temporary Contract)

With Christmas on the horizon, the Fun Experts become Santa's Li'l Helpers as we attend Christmas Parties / Events nationwide spreading fun and cheer. For this festive period we have a number of positions available on temporary contracts, offering a minimum of 30 hours work per week over the Christmas period. Joining the Event Team you will be responsible for delivering fun across the nation to a variety of events. You will receive training in the many pieces of equipment you will come to use as your tools in delivering fun.

Applications are now being accepted with positions beginning throughout November 2018 and lasting 4 - 8 weeks (dependant on start date, with training commencing in October / November). To be awarded the title of Fun Expert in this position you must be:

  • Full clean Driving Licence
  • Experienced in driving various sized vehicles (Transit, Sprinter, Luton’s etc)
  • Age 21 and over*
  • Passionate about Fun
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast moving environment
  • Work well within a team
  • Enjoy life and talking to people
  • Confident and customer focused
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Reliable and able to work flexible and un-sociable hours

We are always on the look out for energetic, fun seeking individuals to join the team of Fun Experts on the road. A unique opportunity to travel to towns and cities across the UK and deliver fun in the shape of all kinds of equipment from inflatables to hi-tech items such as Photo Booths and Virtual Reality Experiences. 

If you fulfil the above and want to experience a career with the Fun Experts, email us now (hr@sunshineevents.co.uk).  You can send us your CV and explain why you want to join Sunshine Events. If you want to send us a short video instead, go right ahead! We want to hear from you!

* To be eligible for the position, our Fleet Insurance Policy requires drivers to be 21 years old or over.


SEO Executive - Full Time*

A valuable asset to the Fun Experts, a strong website (presence) is key to answering our customers search for the best event ideas and equipment hire. We are looking for an enthusiastic SEO executive who wants to work company side (not within an agency) to help us grow to the next level, and beyond.

Key responsibilities:

  • To work through our website, optimising each page.
  • Analysing our analytics data, making suggested changes.
  • To secure ethical backlinks.
  • To monitor and build our online brand exposure.
  • To keep up with the latest Google updates and industry news.
  • To create and present a monthly report detailing what you have done and the impact it has had.
  • Working alongside the Marketing Dept. to provide clear forward planning.

Key required skills:

  • Ability to understand the data within Google Analytics.
  • Ability to audit a website.
  • An understanding of how to optimise a CMS built website.
  • Ability to use and understand key industry SEO tools.
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS.
  • Desirable, but not required:
  • An understanding of Google AdWords.
  • Experience working company side (not agency)

Your experience:

  • 2+ years working as an SEO executive.

Level of education:

  • We are looking for the right person and will not base our decision on education level. If you are looking for a new position working within a fun and friendly company and want to make a real difference, come and join us on our journey.
  • Full training on our in house systems will be provided.

Should you wish to apply for this position then please forward a letter of application to hr@sunshineevents.co.uk along with a copy of your C.V.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 26th October.

Salary - £18K - £22K dependant on experience

*Contract is subject to completing a 3 month probationary period.


HR Advisor - Permanent Contract

At Sunshine Events we're often asked what our secret is behind a fantastic, successful and vibrant work force. Basing our core values on what matters in creating a happy and fun working environment, our HR department is key in ensuring this is kept alive through communication and structure.

This exciting opportunity will see the right candidate hit the ground running with the Fun Experts. Reporting directly to the the management team, the individual will be keen to work autonomously, with enthusiasm within a very fast-paced and growing business. They will offer support to the departments across the company as well as individual Fun Experts. The role needs to be filled by someone who is confident in their knowledge as they work alongside and oversee a number of responsibilities that include:

  • Ensure efficient running of HR processes across all departments within the business across multiple sites
  • Recruitment / Inductions processes
  • Oversee discipline, grievance and abscence management / procedures
  • Contracts / Handbook (Employee Law) / Privacy Notice / GDPR
  • Scheduling / Monitoring appraisals 
  • Working toward maintaining our valued Culture and Staff Morale
  • Training (scheduling and monitoring of)
  • Staff communication channels
  • Rewards and incentives 

As part of the role, the right candidate will have a generalist experience, adept to dealing with a range of employee relations cases from discipline and grievance to absence management. You will ideally have CIPD level 5 and have the desire to expand your knowledge and develop as the company expands. The ideal applicant will ideally have experience and have a depth of experience with the employee life cycle, particularly talent acquisition and induction.

There will be other areas covered within this role naturally that include administration duties expected within human resources, as well as projects taken on board as part of the role while the company grows and expands.

This is an opportunity to work for a company that values it's culture and it's staff of Fun Experts. Becoming an integral part of the company, this is a journey Sunshine Events is keen to take with the right candidate - it could be you!

Should you wish to apply for this position then please forward a letter of application to hr@sunshineevents.co.uk along with a copy of your C.V.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 25th October 2018.

Please note that salary will be dependant on experience of the successful applicant.

*Contract is subject to completing a 3 month probationary period.


Social and Copywriter Executive - Full Time*

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Sunshine Events as the Fun Experts expand their marketing department, requiring a full time content writer for our brand(s). We are looking for an enthusiastic English Graduate to work alongside our in-house marketing team to run our social media channels and write copy for our website(s) with the sole purpose of matching the searchers intent with the copy on the page.

As the top Event Equipment hire company in the UK, you'll be joining an exciting company at a very exciting time as expansion brings many challenges, from which you will be contributing toward a growing business whose culture is based on fun, passion and positivity.

Key responsibilities:

  • To manage our social media channels.
  • To build up our brand awareness.
  • To write copy for our website including blogs, case studies, product content et al.
  • To write copy about our industry which will be posted on external websites.
  • Working alongside our in-house SEO Executive in creating clear, forward planning.

Key required skills:

  • Ability to tell stories through writing.
  • Ability to research a topic and create a related piece of content.
  • An understanding of social media channels.

Your experience:

  • 2+ years working as a social media executive with content creation skills
  • An interest in photo / video editing (Photoshop / Premier Pro)

Level of education:

  • English Graduate
  • Full training in our in house systems will be provided

Should you wish to apply for this position then please forward a letter of application to hr@sunshineevents.co.uk along with a copy of your C.V.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 2nd November 2018.

Salary - £16 - £18k dependant on experience

*Contract is subject to completing a 3 month probationary period.


Logistics Assistant - Full Time (40 Hours) Permanent Contract*

Delivering fun nationwide is what we do and thanks to the hard work and commitment of our Logistics Team, for over 15 years we've excelled at it. Working within our Logistics Department, your main focus will be assisting the Logistics Supervisor with the day to day operations and event planning. You will be liaising with our sales department, new and existing clients and our large team of Fun Expert event staff to provide high quality event planning and logistical solutions for our growing business. 

Key attributes for this role are:
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Great IT skills (Google docs, Excel, Word and training will be given on our custom IT system)
  • Flexibility and adaptability in your approach to work
  • Highly organised and structured planning skills
  • Capable of understanding and following systems
  • Able to take direction and also work on your own initiative
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast moving environment
  • Passionate about Fun 
  • Reliable
  • Able to work flexible and unsociable hours when required
  • Enjoy life and people
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Hold a full current & clean UK driving license**
  • Experienced in driving various sized vehicles (Transit, Sprinter, Luton’s etc)

As part of your role you would be expected to assist on events where required and be trained on our wide range of equipment. Other duties would include helping the warehouse team with organising stock and loading vehicles and becoming part of our On Call event support team. There will be additional tasks added throughout the course of employment and will vary from general office tasks to sometimes specialised projects and even joining our team of Fun Experts out on events.

The one final point of this position is perhaps the most important yet simplest …

Have FUN!  Enjoy your work; every day is a different challenge for everyone involved.

Should you wish to apply for this position then please forward a letter of application to hr@sunshineevents.co.uk along with a copy of your C.V.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 10th October 2018.

Please note that salary will be dependant on experience of the successful applicant.

*Contract is subject to completing a 3 month probationary period.

**To be eligible for the position, our Fleet Insurance Policy requires drivers to be 21 years old or over.


Fun Expert Event Staff - Casual Zero Hours Contract

We are always on the look out for energetic, fun seeking individuals to join the team of Fun Experts on the road. A unique opportunity to travel to towns and cities across the UK and deliver fun in the shape of all kinds of equipment from inflatables to hi-tech items such as Photo Booths and Virtual Reality Experiences. To travel the nation with the Fun Experts we're looking for:

  • Aged 18 or over*
  • Passionate about Fun
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast moving environment
  • Work well within a team
  • Enjoy life and talking to people
  • Confident and customer focused
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Reliable and able to work flexible and un-sociable hours

If you fulfil the above and want to experience a career with the Fun Experts, email us now (hr@sunshineevents.co.uk).  You can send us your CV and explain why you want to join Sunshine Events. If you want to send us a short video instead, go right ahead! We want to hear from you!

*To be eligible for the position, our Insurance Policy requires staff to be 18 years old or over when supervising / operating equipment - full training will be provided.

If this fits you, we want to hear from you!

What can you expect from the Fun Experts?

Not only offering you the posibility of joining a fantastic team in a job that is far from (and much more fun) than your typical 9-5, you can expect:

  • Wage progression
  • Pension Scheme*
  • Recognition from colleagues with 'Fun Expert of the Month'
  • Flexibility
  • An open door - the Leadership Team value your ideas, suggestions. Every month we hold a Drop In Day for all staff to attend if they wish and spend time to discuss whatever they need direct with the team.
  • Travel the nation! See parts of the UK you may have missed!

 

* certain criteria must be met before being auto enrolled into the company Pension Scheme
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