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We are not recruitment.

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, areas of work that may not initially be the most attractive to an individual can become truly enjoyable experiences where one can meet a wide variety of people from a wide range of backgrounds and work as one unit. Brightsparks seeks out the best roles for the individual and enables them to explore their own strengths and in the process, enables Brightsparks to work like a well oiled machine with immense job satisfaction, something that is a fundamental aspect of the kind of atmosphere the armed forces tries to achieve.

This is due to the outstanding professionalism and organisational skills and online resources that has built Brightsparks into the success story that it has become and I have no doubt, will push it forward for many years to come to reaffirm itself as the gold standard in agency hospitality services. The values which are a fundamental aspect of Brightsparks mission such as those of team work, inclusion and genuine care for the individual truly set it apart from the rest.

Personally, I believe that Brightsparks has shown me that participating wholeheartedly when working in a team and showing enthusiasm for anything you engage with will help you in any workplace environment. It has helped me to respect those whose job it is to ensure that an operation runs smoothly and understand that these people should be respected as they hold a great deal of responsibility for anything that may go wrong, should the team fall apart. I am currently completing my degree at Kings from where I hope to join the Royal Navy. I firmly believe that I have learnt a great deal from my time at Brightsparks about core values which will suit me well in both the application for the Royal Navy and any future employment. I thank you and the whole team at Brightsparks for placing your trust in me”.

We wish you all they very best in the future Andrew!

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 job.

We provide dedicated Account Managers so clients and Brightsparks alike have direct access to someone in HQ who has the relevant knowledge at their finger-tips. Brightsparks will never feel just like a number, we encourage an open dialogue to ensure staff feel they can come to us with any concerns and take great care to get to know all new Brightsparks who work with us.

Regardless of a Brightspark’s age, we pay the National Living Wage to all staff as a minimum – we believe that if you are doing the same role with the same level of responsibility as someone else, you deserve to be paid the same.

Rates for our Clients are competitive and flexible and reflect the great level of service and staff that you receive.

Brightsparks are the only hospitality agency staff who can access their pay straight after their shift through Hasteepay which helps cash-flow and promotes consistency and promptness.

Where we work

We predominantly provide Brightsparks to venues in and around London but venture out for large events further afield. Our roles vary from Box waiters to bar staff at venues such as:

Stadiums – Read More

Prestigious Venues eg houses of Parliament & the London Eye

Festivals eg Wilderness & SW4

Racecourses – Read More

Christmas Parties – Read More

Summer Events season Venues – Read More

Who are our Brightsparks?

We like to keep in touch with our Brightsparks after they graduate and start full-time careers – here are some of their stories:

Yazmin

Jack

Will

HQ TEAM

Contact us

If you would like to work with us, as a client or Brightspark, please get in touch!

Future Clients

Future Brightsparks

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 quality ingredients​

Design an experience to delight all guests from beginning to end, utilising exceptional staff to bring this vision to life

Creative Solutions

Created a bespoke experience in line with Raymond Blanc’s love for providing gastronomy from the garden​

Rigorous staff selection to provide the exceptional calibre of service expected by the clientele attending the exclusive venue: bright, engaging and proactive​

Discrete branded uniforms depictive of the style throughout the Jardin Blanc

Results

6,290 customer engagements​

7,000 plus cocktails made​

1,000 plus staff shifts across the 6 days​

Exceptional feedback from staff and Client alike and one to be repeated year on year

Client Testimonial

It is always a great pleasure to work with the Brightsparks team. They always provide us with a professional hardworking team, who support us in delivering some of our amazing events, always with a smile. Brightsparks staff work across a number of our events and the staff work ethic and quality is some of the best I have seen – Thank you Brightsparks.

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 the country and over 10m TV viewers for opening game alone. In order to deliver best in class experience to visitors from around the globe, Brightsparks were asked by tournament organisers to provide events & hospitality staff to all 19 RWC matches hosted at London venues:

  • Twickenham Stadium
  • Wembley Stadium
  • The Olympic Stadium
  • Official RWC Fanzones

From the opening ceremony, Brightsparks were proud to be part of every game.  From Royalty to sporting Hero’s, Heads of State to Heads of Industry, we provided the highest level of hospitality throughout; the pinnacle for our team including serving members of the Royal family their boxes.

Alongside the Royal and Exec boxes across the stadium, Brightsparks staff were the main suppliers of retail staff in outlets across all venues.

At all Fanzones we provided experiential staff and Brand Ambassadors with core sampling activity which would include sampling, brand engagement and competitions driving consumers online including some VR activation.

For RWC 2015, we supplied:

  • 870 accredited staff
  • Working 4,472 shifts
  • Totalling 34,969 hours

We continue to provide VIP hospitality staff to all major stadiums in and around London.

Click here for the downloadable, printable version.

 

Discover more events and hospitality work today or discover the right talent here with Brightsparks.

Working at Events
Brightsparks & Goodwood

The spectacular estate of Goodwood is the home to the world famous Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival & Qatar Goodwood Festival. Helping to get people working at events and venues is not uncommon for Brightsparks. With over 400,000 visitors attending the venue each year, Brightsparks routinely supply accredited events & hospitality staff some of the most exclusive areas and to represent some of the biggest global brands from Bentley to McLaren.

Brightsparks staff can be found working in restaurants, boxes & bars across the venue, enabling guests to enjoy the full VIP experience in luxury surroundings.

In 2015, Brightsparks supplied:

  • 150+ accredited staff
  • Over 15 key event days
  • Working 6,400+ hours

 

Click here for the downloadable, printable version.

 

Interested in working at events? Discover jobs today or find the right talent here with Brightsparks.