Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs across London, UK and Overseas

Looking for summer jobs? Pitman’s People have worked on events with capacities of up to 500,000 attendees. We always have summer job vacancies to fill. We have been working in the events industry since 2001 and have supplied passionate teams of Event personnel since 2009. Our staff have assisted on occasions ranging from the Chelsea Flower Show and the Golf Open to London Fashion Week, the Freeze Festival and Wimbledon.


If you’re looking for exciting summer jobs with the right employer then look no further. We’ve built up a huge number of clients and we always ensure we’re working on the biggest and most prestigious events. In the past we’ve offered summer jobs working on landmark events such as the 2012 London Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.


What type of work would you like to do this summer? The jobs we offer include Waiters, Hosts, Bar Staff, Marshalls, Stewards, Site Security, First Aiders, Door Supervisors, Brand Ambassadors, Promotional Staff, Registration Staff, Sampling Staff, Canvassers, Leaflet Distributors, Data Capture Staff, Costumed Characters and Multi-lingual Event Staff and many more!

We’ve been providing event staff and temporary workers since 2001. We’ve worked on almost every major music and sporting experience in the UK. We’ve also worked alongside the top five temporary structure companies globally.


We’ve been providing work for event staff and temporary workers since 2001. Our team has been involved in almost every major music and sporting experience in the UK. We’ve also worked alongside the top five temporary structure companies globally.

Oliver Pitman, Managing Director, established Pitman’s People in London in 2001. He saw a need for professional, skilled, personable event infrastructure and front of house staff across the board in London and nationally. Pitman’s People has been providing permanent, temporary and summer jobs since then. Over a decade later we have a team of over 600 friendly, skilled workers on our books and we’re constantly expanding. We’d love to offer you a place on our team.


We take pride in our relationship with our staff. We offer plenty of training and development opportunities, and promote growth and teamwork. We take the time to understand, care for, and support every single one of our recruits. That’s the reason our team keeps growing. Contact us today and we’ll help you find a summer job that will be fun, satisfying and look great on your CV!

Want to know more? Get in touch with us to find out how we can help you today! You can also check out our summer jobs vacancies below.

FAQs – Pitman’s Summer Jobs

How do I register with Pitman’s People?

Send us your details here

What sort of summer jobs do you offer?

We offer temporary and permanent positions in the events industry

Does is matter how much work experience I have had?

It help if you have some relevant experience, but the key qualities we look for are enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism.

Is there a charge for registering with Pitman’s People?

No, there’s no charge for joining the team.

What happens once I’ve registered?

We’ll contact you and invite you for an interview.

How can I be assured of confidentiality and know that my CV will not be sent out without my permission?

We keep all client details on our secure database. We never share employee details with other parties.

What do I do if I have a complaint?

Contact your HR Manager. We always take staff complaints seriously and do our best to resolve he problem quickly.

What information do I need to provide to register for temporary work?

We’ll need a current CV.

What are the pay rates for summer jobs?

These rates vary depending on the position.

How am I notified of assignments?

Via email, text or phonecall.

What happens if I cannot go to work?

Contact us via phonecall or text at least 4 hours before you start

How do I know what hours I have worked?

You get a payslip once you have worked and you will see all the hours.

What if I am temping but really want permanent work?

Let us know your availability and we’ll work around this.

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At London Oktoberfest we have been really pleased with the professionalism and dedication that the Pitman’s People staff have continuously demonstrated during our two year engagement. Pitman’s staff are courteous and respectful, even when the guests are besides themselves with beer and revelry! The customer service that Pitman’s People provide is more than any business person can ask for and we are looking forward to working with them again, for the success of London Oktoberfest is partially due to the help that Pitman’s People provide.

Hallie Barrows, London Oktoberfest

Summer jobs – Vacancies


Pitman’s People specialise in event staffing solutions and we’re currently looking to extend our database of Summer workers to come and work on some of our exciting events in 2016. We offer a range of Event Security jobs.

Are you confident, friendly, responsible, presentable and out-going? If so come along and be part of some fantastic events around the UK! Last year we worked on the London Olympics 2012, Wimbledon, F1, V-festival, Wireless festival, LFW and the Chelsea flower show.

We are offering 2 – 6 month summer jobs throughout the summer /seasonal contracts (April-December) and at the end of the season possible full time contracts to successful candidates could be offered. Whether you’re looking for a short term contract or a career, Pitman’s People welcomes the right candidates.

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
  • Training provided
  • Work an average of 40 – 70+ hours per week


  • 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

This is a great career opportunity for people to learn new skills, to learn a new trade or just have an enjoyable job for 6 months. There is a clear progression scheme and we are committed to training and investing in you.

Starting rate for no experience is £8.10 p/h. This is reviewed at the end of your trial period of 200 hours.

Rates range from £8.10 – £13.00 p/h.

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

Get in touch now to find out more