Conference/ Exhibition, Promo & Box Office Staff

A great feature of the Brightsparks brand is that we attract candidates who are full of energy, who know how to conduct themselves professionally and can communicate with guests in an engaging manner. That is why we are able to offer our Brightsparks to work in roles beyond hospitality. We have had great success placing…

Brightsparks beyond London!

Traditionally, we have provided fabulous Brightsparks hospitality staff predominantly in and around London but now, due to our amazing tech developments, we are now able to offer Brightsparks in key cities throughout the UK! This Summer, we have been busy at festivals & events up and down the Country. Our fantastic teams of bar and…

Where are they now?

Episode 6 Jonny worked with us at a range of amazing events as well as going on to work directly with one of our clients as part of their F1 hospitality team! Jonny: 2008 – 2012 It might be nearly a decade since I last worked with Brightsparks, but the work I did with them…

Where are they now?

Episode 5 Naomi is currently working as a receptionist and said that she re-lived some really nice memories whilst writing the below! Naomi: December 2011 – June 2015 If I’m to be very honest i had no desire to work in hospitality before Brightsparks. I had just left college at the time and was desperate…

Where are they now?

Episode 4 In his year with us, this Brightspark had the opportunity to work at The Rugby World Cup, Corporate Dinners, Christmas Parties and Coldplay, throughout his time at university. Andrew: October 2015-October 2016 “Brightsparks enabled me to see the value of teamwork and showed me that if everyone pulls their weight in a team,…

Why Brightsparks?

Our Service Our recruitment, assessment and training process is rigorous and second to none within the industry. As we appeal largely to the Student Population, we focus on candidates’ soft skills including Work Ethic, Communication & Team-work and Presentation rather than CVs as we understand many candidates may be coming to us for their first…

Meet the HQ Team

Elena – Senior Account Manager Elena is technically our longest running Brightspark, having started with us in March 2012, whilst studying Advertising, Marketing & PR at university in London! She has come up through the ranks from group waitress to supervising and is now in charge of several prestigious clients as well as supporting all HR activities.​…

Christmas Parties

Brightsparks at Christmas In late 2017, Brightsparks completed 1568 shifts at Christmas Parties ALONE – that is 14654 hours! We provided waiting and bar staff for Google, ITV, JP Morgan, Freshfields, TK Maxx, the Ministry of Sound, Wellington College and the Police Ball. Brightsparks is one of the main staffing agencies that we use because…

Festivals

Brightsparks at Festivals Brightsparks has employed thousands of students and recent graduates, exactly those people who love festivals and know what makes them great. Our Brightsparks have the energy, time and enthusiasm to provide the best service in a busy, dynamic environment. We have experience recruiting,  training and placing Brightsparks at a plethora of festivals and concerts. Brightsparks is committed to…

Where are they now?

Episode 3 This month, we look back to a Brightspark who also joined us at 18 and, over the next 5 years, he returned to us regularly when he was back from the States; he worked at venues we still support today including: Lords, Goodwood, Wembley, Twickenham and the Paris & Farnborough Airshows. Will: August…

Where are they now?

Episode 2 The next instalment comes from a Brightspark who came to us at the tender age of 18 and remained working with us for 3.5 years whilst studying at Kings. Jack: Oct 2012-March 2016 “I work as a Modern Foreign Languages teacher at a large, high-achieving secondary school in the south of England, teaching…

Where are they now?

Episode 1 We often wonder what our Brightsparks go on to do when they move on from us. We have so many talented Brightsparks that it is not surprising that so many go on to do amazing things. We have contacted some past Brightsparks to catch up with them and see how their time at…

Royal Ascot

Brightsparks at Royal Ascot 1,128 VIP hospitality shifts in 5 days​ 9,000 online training modules completed​ 60,000 miles commuted​ Overachieved on consistency​ Brightsparks impressed with exceptional quality staff​ 30% increased booking for 2017 300,000 visitors in 5 days​ £6.58million in prize money​ 6,000 temporary staff​ 39 kitchens operational​ 400 helicopters​ 2,900 lobsters​ 50,000 macaroons​ 160,000…

Jardin Blanc at Chelsea Flower Show

Working with Raymond Blanc Objective​ To bring an element of joie de vivre to the, sometimes dry, world of corporate hospitality together with exceptional food and great conversation Planning & Insights​ Attended by over 157,000 visitors from around the Globe over 6 days​ Deliver an experience reflective of Raymond’s passion for seasonality, locality and great…

A bespoke campaign with the pace of le Tour

“We, as a team, have been bowled over today by the professionalism, the experience and the talent Brightsparks have found for us. Brightsparks attracted several hundred CV’s and expressions of interest, telephone interviewed almost 100 of them and invited 36 to attend the day. 27 showed up and we have invited 11 of those 27 for…

Rugby World Cup 2015

Providing Events and Hospitality Work Rugby World Cup 2015 The largest sporting event of 2015, staged at 13 stadiums across the United Kingdom. As quality providers of events and hospitality work, Brightsparks were asked to lend their expertise. The Tournament was seen live by 2.4m people attending matches, with a further 1.5m fans entering zones across…

Volvic – Have you #GotTheBottle ?

Brightsparks – Providers of sport event jobs Here at Brightsparks, we help to successfully provide people with sport event jobs and more. Here’s how we were asked to help Volvic and Tough Mudder: Objective As part of a three year brand activation activity plan between Volvic & Tough Mudder. Brightsparks were asked to bring the…

Velocity – Helping people access the world’s best restaurants

Brightsparks & Velocity Brightsparks, providers of jobs in hospitality and more, teamed up with Velocity to address their staffing problems. Here are the details: The Brand Velocity provides insider access to the best dining & hospitality experiences globally, including over 1000 restaurants in New York, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Toronto & more. Having…

Do the KIND thing

Brightsparks & KIND Brightsparks, providers of promo staffing jobs and more, teamed up with KIND to amplify their snack bars in the UK. Here are the details: Objective Raise awareness of KIND snack bars in the UK Enable as many people to try the bars as possible Educate consumers about the KIND brand & bars…

Evian – #BeatTheHeat Campaign

Brightsparks – Evian & TFL Brightsparks were asked to amplify the brand awareness of the Evian & TFL partnership over the summer… Objective Raise brand awareness of the Evian & TFL partnership Keeping passengers hydrated on their journeys with Evian   Planning & insights Logistically difficult due to the nature of both Underground sites & time…