RentaDinosaur
Published
2 February 2024
Expires
3 March 2024
Location
Orpington, United Kingdom
Category
Other  
Job Type
Salary
£
£20-25K

Description

Job Summary

DINOSAUR THEATRE COMPANY ORPINGTON Would you love an exciting challenge to help organise big dino events & theatre tours as we develop new children's initiatives/family entertainment. If you have experience in theatre/sales/social media and love a busy but creative environment, give us a roar!

Job Description

  • Do you have any experience in children's theatre, theatre production, stage management and/or organising tours?
  • Do you enjoy the buzz of sales & events?
  • Would you be confident to telephone important contacts and clients to clinch deals, make arrangements, and/or brainstorm ideas?
  • Are you highly motivated, well organised and with lots of initiative?
  • Do you have social media skills (campaigns, films, graphic design etc)?

Location

Based at Rentadinosaur's HQ in Orpington, you will be part of a fun and friendly, but very busy, team in our home office covering various aspects of our work, such as events organisation and sales, and organising a theatre show tour.

Dino HQ - 20 mins walk to Orpington station (BR5). Check if you can commute before you apply, please.

Monday to Friday: 7-8 hour days. Some flexibility. Freelance 9-month project - with potential to stay on longer-term. (3 month probationary)

You would also attend as well as organise special performances around the UK! Events travel/lodgings provided.

Our home office is a busy work environment but always full of dinosaurs, a little madness, as well as 2 sweet-natured cats - so a cat lover would be ideal!

We're keen for you to start a.s.a.p.

Able to travel or tour at times (some weekends/school holidays)

Salary: Depends on age and experience - starting from £11-13 per hour. Plus potential goal-related bonuses.

Application deadline: Monday 12th Feb. We plan to start contacting applicants and conducting interviews before deadline, initially on Zoom. Shortlisted applicants will then be invited for interview in Orpington where they'll also meet the team, as well as the Dinosaurs!

Skills Required

Job Requirements

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE (Excellent):

  • Written English - without using AI !
  • Spoken English
  • Confident telephone skills - sales and customer relations
  • Organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • MS Word, Excel & Outlook, Onedrive, Adobe suite
  • Events Organisation (experience essential)

Useful:

  • Social Media skills
  • Database
  • Tour / Big events organisation
  • Graduate
  • Administrative skills - 1 year
  • Marketing skills
  • Film editing
  • Graphic design
  • Stage management
  • Theatre management
  • Organising outdoor events

Job Responsibilities

Liaising with theatres and other indoor/outdoor venues to pitch new initiatives - and help organise these events.

  • Making telephone calls to potential and repeat clients - building relations/clinching new deals & repeat bookings.
  • Assisting with and organising a variety of small and huge fun filled family events.
  • Organising tours, budgets, logistics, booking puppeteers and exhibitions.
  • Using your excellent written skills to write informative and fun emails, client proposals, website copy, and occasional grant applications - without using AI!
  • Admin, CRM Database and spreadsheets

In brief, do these words and phrases describe you?

Friendly * flexible * fun! * positive and sunny disposition * kind and helpful

Proactive * productive * accomplished multi-tasker * proven track record

Well-organised * highly competent

*Love customer relations and talking on the phone

The dinosaurs can't wait to hear from you!

About Us

RentaDinosaur has been a leading provider in dinosaur entertainment for almost 9 years, with some of the most realistic life-sized dinosaur puppets in the UK. Our dinosaurs travel nationwide and beyond and bring laughter, educational entertainment along with a little mischief and madcap fun!

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