Casual Events/Bar Staff

Job Description

Powderham Castle was built as an impressive family home over 600 years ago. Since then it has remained a hub for Devon community and continues to practise values of truth, inclusivity, sustainability and adventure at the heart of operations.

A key part of Powderham's enterprise is hosting events throughout the year. Ranging from corporate functions and private dinners to weddings, well-being retreats and large-scale outdoor events, music concerts and festivals. We are looking for confident, dedicated and enthusiastic people to join our team and help at these events, ensuring they run safely and smoothly.  

Your responsibilities will vary from event to event. Therefore, we are looking for hardworking people who can be diverse, work with initiative and be willing to get involved with anything the event throws at them. Due to the nature of the events industry you should be able to work evenings and weekends.

Typical roles and responsibilities will include: 

  • Bar work 
  • Set up and pack down of events
  • Stewarding 
  • Dinner service
  • Housekeeping

Security, Health and Safety:

  • Act responsibly and adhere with health and safety requirements at all times
  • Respond, report and record any accidents that you are made aware of during events
  • Be aware of and vigilant to the risk of fire and theft across the castle
  • Be aware of and adhere to legal requirements when serving alcohol

Essential Attributes/ Experience:

  • Must be willing to work late evenings and weekends
  • Must be aged 18 or over due to the handling of alcohol
  • Well-motivated and prepared to work under pressure
  • Friendly, confident and welcoming
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently at peak times
  • Able to work effectively within a team
  • Proactive, with the ability to take initiative
  • Excellent communicator
  • Attention to detail

Desirable Attributes/ Experience:

  • Previous experience working in events or hospitality
  • Experience in bar work

Contact: Jackson Desborough

Contact Email: [email protected]