Reception & events assistant

Stretford Public Hall runs various community activities and events, as well as hiring out rooms and spaces to external organisations and individuals.

We are looking to recruit casual staff to provide support with the hall’s reception, and before and during events.

Reception tasks include: welcoming people into the building, providing them with information on the events happening at the hall that day, and taking payments for events and activities. Reception staff may also be asked to answer the telephone, support with administrative tasks (eg general enquiries received by email), and to show people around the building.

Event tasks may include: stewarding, helping with café and bar, selling tickets, running stalls and activities etc. There may also be a small amount of physical set-up tasks, such as putting out chairs and tables, or helping set up projectors / screens. Support with marketing and advertising may also be required.


We generally need reception and event support outside of normal working hours:

  • Midweek evenings (Sunday – Wednesday), from 5pm to 11pm
  • Thursdays, Fridays and weekends (from 8am – 12am, midnight)
  • Bank holidays, daytime and evening (from 8am – 12am, midnight)

Shifts will vary from shorter shifts (2 – 3 hours), to longer (6 – 8 hrs).

Salary:  £10.90 per hour            

Hours: Casual

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For more information about this role, please contact Joanna Jones by email or on 07395 529034.

To apply for the position, please send your CV to Joanna Jones, together with a cover email explaining why you would like the position:

We are currently accepting applications on an ongoing basis.