Events Warehouse Assistant

Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth
£20,178 per annum
14 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role title: Events Warehouse Assistant
Sector: Levy Payer Communications - Events Team

Company Information
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is a statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain and managed as an independent organisation (independent of both commercial industry and of Government).

Our purpose is to inspire our farmers, growers and industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Our vision is for a world-class food and farming industry inspired by, and competing with the best.

Our philosophy is that levy payers are at the heart of what we do. In order to deliver genuine levy payer focus there is a sector advisory committee (known as 'sector board') for each of the six commodity sectors represented by AHDB. Each sector board comprises levy payers, other stakeholders from the sector and independent members. The main AHDB Board has delegated the responsibility to each sector board to develop the most appropriate strategies to meet the challenges of the sector; to ensure the relevant levy rate is recommended in order to provide adequate funding for the required work; to monitor strategy implementation and to approve remedies where performance deviates from plan. The sector board members are appointed by AHDB.

Team/department purpose
AHDB's Events Warehouse stores and manage all event equipment required for AHDB's delivery of conferences, shows, trade exhibitions and on-farm technical workshops across the UK and overseas which are managed by our events team and knowledge exchange managers with around 300 requests for kit each year.

Role responsibilities
• Assist the Events Warehouse Executive with the day to day running and maintaining all aspects of events warehouse, equipment and publications storage
• Logistics, driving events SWB and LWB vans on all UK road networks to transport equipment to event locations.
• Support and assist event managers when required with setting up / breaking down events / show stands
• Assist with collating and selecting events equipment ready for / collection delivery to event locations
• Assist in keeping the events warehouse clean and tidy, equipment stored away systematically and correctly
• Assist with collating and selecting events equipment ready for collection delivery to event locations and returns
• Checking, servicing and restocking events equipment on return to the warehouse from events
• Cleaning and washing events equipment, laundry of events linen
• Events van/s cleaning and carrying out weekly road worthy checks
• Overnight stay in hotels at event locations
• Liaise with event managers and organise timelines for driving to and from events with event equipment with regards to setting up / break down of events, shows, KE, and conferences
• Carry out monthly inspections on events support equipment in line with the Planned Maintenance Schedules
• Assist staff collecting / returning equipment from events warehouse
• Assist with maintaining minimum stock levels of publications within the warehouse
• Work as directed by line manager - Events Warehouse Executive (manager)
• Deputise for Events Warehouse Executive (manager) during periods of absence

Person specification
This vacancy for an 'Events Warehouse Assistant' to assist and support the Events Warehouse Executive (Manager) in the day to day running of a busy warehouse storing event equipment. Collating, prepping servicing equipment for events, driving SWB and LWB vans to transport equipment to event locations across the UK on all major road networks.
• Significant experience in manual handling
• Confident driver with clean UK / EU driving licence to drive vans up to 3500kg
• Previous experience in a warehouse / store's environment
• Experience in using Microsoft applications and Excel
• Variable and out of office working Hours within working week
• Overnight stay in hotels and weekend working
• Ability to work as directed and independently
• Experience of working within a team

Salary range: £20,178.53 - £21,000.00
Location: Stoneleigh
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35
Closing date: 26th August 2019

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Please note to apply you must be a British citizen or be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.

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