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Event Manager

Freelance Event Manager

DATES:  November 2021 - January 2022

REPORTS TO: Operations Director

LOCATION: Leading Venue, Central London

SALARY: £15-18 per hour



THE SPREAD empowers others through food and beverage. We do this by supporting the strategic and commercial aims of public and private landowners by providing a data driven approach to establishing, developing and optimising their food and drinks offerings at a wide range of developments including new public realm, shopping centres, parks and iconic venues across London.

We operate via permanent units, concessions, events and pop up markets that provide a platform for independent emerging and established food and beverage brands to flourish by following  a low risk, easy to navigate means of setting up and developing their business.


We've been  on the block since 2015 and operated at some iconic locations with a diverse and incredible range of landowners and generated over fifteen million pounds for independent businesses who have traded under the lofty heights of Primrose Hill, nestled between Oxo Tower and National Theatre on the Southbank, in the heart of the East End at London's first weekly vegan market, at the former home of the BBC White City Place, at Barnet's largest green space Victoria Park and  at the  new retail and  leisure development Hawley Wharf Camden.


This Christmas  we are joining forces with a prominent Central London venue to spread festive joy. We'll  be serving up some incredible street food as well as copious amounts of egg nog, winter warmers and themed cocktails to visitors of this iconic venue. 




We are searching for an exceptional Freelance Event Manager to work with us during the festive period to lead day to day management at this iconic venue.  You will support the Operations Director in ensuring all health and safety practices are adhered to and expected to take end to end ownership of the management of the event.

You must be available during the following shift patterns:

  • Wednesday 17 November - Sunday 21st November.10AM -11PM

  • Wednesday 24th November - Sunday 28th November. 10AM -11PM

  • Tuesday 30th November - Sunday 5th December. 10AM -11PM

  • Tuesday 7th December - Sunday 12th December. 10AM -11PM

  • Tuesday 14th December - Friday 24th December. 10AM -11PM

      [8PM Christmas Eve]

  • Sunday 26 December - Sunday 9th January.10AM - 11PM




  • Ensure that all Trade Partners operate in accordance with Event guidelines and risk assessment and method statements.

  • Provide a safe and welcoming environment to all guests, contractors and Trade Partners.

  • Ensure all contractor activity is in accordance within risk assessment and method statements including Security, pest Control, waste removal.

  • Work closely with the Freelance Bar Manager to ensure licensing objectives and premises license obligations are adhered to.

  • Attend weekly meetings with the Operations Director and all stakeholders.

  • Keep the site clean and clear at all times front and back of house.

  • Flexible to work any other duties needed.

  • Monitor, report and explain performance of the event.

  • Deputise for the Freelance Bar Manager when necessary.

  • Manage arrivals, departures and deliveries 

  • Act as one of the Bar team during peak trade

  • Undertake marketing activities to support the sales performance of the Trade Partners. 





  • Two years experience in managing outdoor street food events.

  • Resourceful and adept at problem solving in challenging outdoor event situations.

  • Personal license holder preferred but not essential.

  • SIA registered preferred by not essential.

  • First aid trained preferred but not essential.





Please send a CV and covering letter (300 words max) about you and why you're perfect for the role to

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