Vacancies at SXS
This page is to give you information about how to get a job at SXS.
Our people are what make our company what it is; It is our people that clients come back for more than our equipment and even our experience.
As such we are selective about who we employ and who we work with. At the same time, we are always looking for new people to join our team to allow us to grow and improve. See below a list of current vacanies. Before getting in touch please first read the page on How To Get a Job With SXS which contains some very important information. Also please read our article on How to Get Into Events. To get an idea of what is expected from everyone within SXS you will also need to read the article on How to Succeed at SXS. Also read our article about How to Apply For a Job.
Before approaching us for a job please read all three of the above articles and start you cover email with "I have read all three of the articles on your website". If you do not write this your email and CV will be deleted.
Also, as our logistical base is in Bristol, please do not get in contact unless you are based in, or prepared to commute to, Bristol. Please state that you acknowledge this in the opening of your email.
Job Title: General Event Crew
Description: In this role you will be required to fulfill a wide range of basic tasks including driving, loading vehicles, equipment processing, site work and general assistant work. In this role you would be working with items including trussing, drapery, power cable, basic lighting, video screens etc. We aim to train General Technicians to make them more specialised.
Pre-requisites: Hard-working, physically fit, welll presented, previous interest in events and related subjects, experience working in a commercial environment
Pay: On application
Basis of role: initial trial then negotiable
For four years we have worked with leading universities to offer placement opportunities. We offer positions for up to four placement students every year and these are as follows:
- Trainee Event Technician - site, warehouse and workshop work on a training basis
- Office and Marketing assistant - office-based and working on visuals, marketting, office catering and other office duties.
All placements last for 11-12 months and are on a full time basis. The roles are paid, but at a low level to reflect the time investment the company makes in training. Most placement students gain graduate employment positions within the company.
If you are interested in such opportunities please get in touch. Please note that we are based in Bristol, so any work experience program will require you to live in Bristol for the duration of the placement, at your own cost.
Please get in contact to discuss Work Experience and placement opportunites. Please note that we are based in Bristol, so any work experience program will require you to make your own way to our warehouse, at your own cost.