Registration, Vacancies & Recruitment

Temporary and permanent employment opportunities are always available at Pitman’s People for a variety of services and events. If you are looking for any of the following positions, or you think you can offer something extra, then please register with us and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also contact our HR department here.Simply press the REGISTER button so we can register you for jobs online. It’s an easy process and once we’ve processed your application we will arrange a meeting with you.

You’ll need to bring a passport and a copy of your current CV (plus proof of address here in the UK and overseas if you would like help setting up a UK bank account). Pitman’s have provided labourers and tradesmen for some of the most notable events in the country, such as the London 2012 Olympics, Glastonbury music festival and exhibitions at Excel and Earls Court Olympia. We can’t wait to hear from you!


  • General crew (rigging, manual handling, set building etc.)
  • Tradesmen
  • Casual labour and porters
  • Event cleaners
  • Commercial cleaners
  • Building labourers
  • Demolition
  • Drivers
  • Groundwork

Job Vacancies (Click to Expand)

Marquee, Event and Labour crews
Pitman’s People specialise in building marquees and event structures and we’re recruiting for new marquee, event and labour crews.

We are offering 2-6 months / seasonal and also full time contracts to the successful candidates. Whether you’re looking for a short term contract or a career, Pitman’s People welcomes the right candidates.

Between 40-70 hours a week, 160-280 hours a month, all depends on you.

For event labourers, no experience is necessary as training will be given, however marquee experience is an advantage.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Being part of a successful team
  • Meet new self-motivated people like yourself
  • Working in some fantastic locations
  • Work towards becoming a crew chief
  • Weekly pay
  • A career opportunity


  • You must be physically fit
  • Prepared for hard work
  • Willing to work long hours (10-14 hour days)
  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Work well as a team player
  • CSCS card a bonus
  • Full Legal right to work in the UK (No Student Visas)
  • You will need to have your own, steel toe cap boots, Hi-viz and hard hat

This is a great career opportunity for people to learn new skills, to learn a new trade or just have a fun summer job for 6 months. You can move up from event labourer to rigger and then to crew chiefs with our training and investment in you.

Starting rate for no experience is £8.10 p/h. This is reviewed at the end of your trial period of 100 hours and going forward. Rates range from £8.10 – £13.00

Expected weekly earnings of between £250 – £450 per week + depending on hours worked.

If you are interested please register email your CV and a brief description of your experience to (subject title-Marquee Rigger).

We look forward to hearing from you soon.