Event Coordinator Job at Great Grottos Ltd. in Dorking

Job Description

Behind the scenes at every UK Christmas Grotto, there is a company dedicated to offering jobs to hundreds of Santas & Elves.

We are Great Grottos. And we are putting together our new events & recruitment team…

What We Do:
Great Grottos operate Christmas Grottos in major Shopping Centres and Garden Centres. We are the industry leaders, employing 100’s of amazing Santas and Elves to handout our presents to children across the UK.

We have Event Coordinators positions available!

  • Location | Dorking head office in Surrey
  • Period | Fixed term position from immediate start to 24th Dec
  • Experience | Not necessary
  • Interviews | Throughout Aug

Job Role:
Helping Elf and Santa applicants book their interview. Reviewing interview feedback. Selecting staff. Allocating shifts to staff members. Checking staff daily attendance. Arranging staff cover. Acting as a first line of contact for queries from Grotto staff and applicants.

Our excellent training programme is step-by-step, easy to follow and changes as the role develops.

Company Spirit:
We recruit a new Event Coordinator team each year of largely inexperienced staff. The spirit of our company is to support one another as we work towards Christmas Eve.


  • Learning national recruitment strategies
  • Event management experience
  • Behind the scenes interview processes
  • Personnel management
  • Offering applicants jobs and learning about HR
  • Fun & engaging office environment

Your Key Strengths:

  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Great communication
  • Personable manner
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Attention to detail

No previous specific experience is necessary as full training is provided.

Up to Oct: 5 days a week, 9.30am – 5.00pm, Mon to Fri
From Nov: 6 days a week, 8.30am – 6.00pm

This is great opportunity for those looking to develop their CV, or for experience in Events, Recruitment, HR or Office Administration.

Apply now for an interview & to find out more about the role.

Expected Start Date: immediate

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: £9.25 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Personal office spacing and sanitisation procedures employed throughout Head Office.

Contract length: 3 months

Expected start date: 26/10/2020

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Salary: £9.25 per hour

Additional pay:



Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Great Grottos Ltd.

Company Location:  Dorking

About Great Grottos Ltd.