******This is a great opportunity for a recent college leaver or graduate with some technical knowledge and an interest in live events and theatre who is keen to start a career in technical event production. Many of our team started with us working in our warehouse and have progressed to become Technicians and Project Managers******

Position: Warehouse Operative

Location: Park Royal London, NW10   

Hours: 40 hours per week, plus overtime as required

Hawthorn, the creative technical event production expert, has a fantastic opportunity for a Warehouse Operative to join the team looking after our extensive technical entertainment equipment of lighting, audio, video, automated lighting, power distribution, rigging, drapes and effects.

With a reputation for excellent customer service and high standards of equipment, Hawthorn are looking for highly organised and personable individual to join our rapidly expanding team. 

Your responsibilities

Working mainly in the warehouse, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Physically picking hires to go out to customers, returning hires
  • Filling in paper work, such as picking lists & return sheets, in conjunction with our computer stock control system, inspHire
  • Dealing with customers
  • Maintaining, testing, and stock checking technical equipment
  • Maintain our busy and ever-growing drapes department
  • Driving vans, delivering & collecting equipment to site
  • Rigging and derigging equipment on site as required       

About you

A team player (essential) a great communicator (essential) experienced in stock control or have a willingness to learn (desirable) experienced in working with lighting, sound and AV technologies (desirable) good computer skills (desirable) Forklift license (desirable)

Important: this role requires some heavy lifting.

Where you'll be

The job is based at our site in Park Royal, London.


Core hours are 40 hours, Monday to Friday between 8.00 am – 6.00 pm, overtime as and when required.

About us

We are creative technical event production experts. It's our job to make events look and sound amazing. And after over 30 years in the business, we really know our stuff.

Named by the London Stock Exchange in 2015 as one of the '1000 Companies to Inspire Britain', we believe every event should be an incredible experience. Using the very latest event technology, we create spectacular bespoke solutions, in the UK and beyond. We install equipment in venues and when only the kit is needed and not the whole caboodle, we hire it out. We sell equipment from leading manufacturers too.

Based in Leicestershire, London and Cambridge, with our cutting-edge gear, ingenious 195-strong team and unwavering focus on quality, we're proud to deliver a truly amazing service, every time. And that's why many of our clients choose to work with us again and again.


Email your CV with a covering letter outlining your experience and why you're the right person for the job to: brightsparks@hawthorn.biz

Please note: we are sorry, but due to a high volume of applications, we are able to contact applicants who are shortlisted only. 

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