Events Freelancers – Business Opportunity

If you are not yet self-employed and looking for a start-up freelance business opportunity, then read on!  Already self-employed and based in the West Country? Excellent, let’s talk!

We are looking for enthusiastic and fun freelancers across the West Country who are passionate about supporting local drink makers to join our freelance Events Team.  To run external events and markets, showcasing, sampling and promoting West Country Drinks Makers.

It is important you are enthusiastic, proactive, self-motivated, have great sales skills and most importantly a great smile.

You decide when you want to work, how many events and where you would like to do them each month, we will also supply you some events we would like covered.  Our expectation is you will deliver a minimum of 2 events a month, these are typically weekends, afternoons or evenings, when people want to sample and buy!

You will work independently and alongside our friendly, supportive and fun team. You will be provided with training on both events and makers! You will be required to set up and run a sales stand, following health and safety and legal regulations at shows and events, we will do the first few with you as training on the job until you are confident.  At each event you would be showcasing, sampling and selling drinks for 3 Makers and taking a West Country Miniatures Pick n Mix of spirits.

You would identify and propose events you wish to do within an hour radius of your home, we will communicate with the organisers, book and pay for the event and arrange the necessary licenses, we will offer to makers and arrange for stock delivery to you ahead of the event.

All the tools you need to pop up shop and sell would be supplied to you such as stock, table & covering, display stands, card machine, tasting cups and pricing labels. 

You will be expected to safely and carefully, handle and manage stock as well as cash up at the end of events returning a completed sales sheet within 24 hours of the event. Breakages, thefts and stock damages must be recorded.  Compliance with Alcohol Licensing Laws is essential, information and training on this will be provided.

You must be over 18, registered as or be prepared to register as Self-Employed of which we can support and advise on this.  You must have your own transport and a clean driving license.

In return you are remunerated with 20% commission on total event sales. Following the event, you would invoice for your commission which is payable back to you within 1 week of invoice.

Sound interesting? Register your interest by completing the Expression of Interest Form. 

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