Sep

20

Our events team plotting and planning…

Had a fantastic meeting with the events team last night. Lots of great ideas exchanged and momentum has been brought up a few notches in the build up to the 29th. Exciting. Thanks one all.

Photo credits – Peter from Urban Coffee and Rickie Josen (aka Mrs Coffee Birmingham).

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Sep

06

Coffee Birmingham Needs You! Volunteers wanted for September 29th

Coffee Birmingham Needs You! Volunteers wanted for September 29th

Coffee Birmingham day on September is approaching and we are looking for volunteers to help us with a range of activities.

In the e run up to and on Saturday 29th September, we are looking for volunteers who can help out to support the smooth delivery of the event and drive cusomters to the coffee shop venues.

If you are passionate for independents or coffee or quality produce and being involved in fabulous events, then Coffee Birmingham is for you.

You will have:

  • creative ideas and input into marketing and events
  • good customer facing skills
  • experience of working on live events
  • a desire to work in marketing, events, hospitality or the coffee industry.

Our aim is to give you the best experience to flex your creative muscles. We have good links to industry and we would ensure that if you are serious about a career in events, hospitality or the coffee industry, we will do our best to help you further your career ambitions.

Interested? Email tim@coffeebirmingham.co.uk with a few lines on what relevant experience you have, what you want to gain from the opportunity, and your availability for up to and on Saturday September 29th.

Hashtags: #indielove #coffeebrum.

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Jul

18

Coffee Birmingham is recruiting – Volunteer Event Manager(s)

Coffee Birmingham is a new movement celebrating all things related to independent coffee and independent culture in Birmingham which culminated in the launch of the Declaration of Independents on Wednesday 4th July and the inaugural Coffee Birmingham event, to be held on Saturday 29th September 2012.

Coffee Birmingham is a celebration of local independents – coffee shops, food, produce, market traders, community, experience and fun.

We are looking for a Volunteer Event Manager to be part of this exciting movement and to drive future events and activities.

Job Description
Responsible for driving and ensuring the smooth running of events
Taking ownership on (and driving forward) creative ideas
Engaging with customers and businesses
Brainstorming creative ideas and providing input into marketing and events

Key Skills Required   
Good customer facing skills
Experience of working on live events
Interest in pursuing a career in marketing, events, hospitality or the coffee industry
Creative and quick thinking

Salary     
Unpaid but pre-agreed expenses will be paid

Deadline
Tuesday 31st July, but we are looking to get our volunteers recruited from now, so if you hang around it could
mean we have already appointed everyone we need.

Next steps
Please email your CV along with a paragraph or two on why this role is important to you and what you would offer/bring to tim@coffeebirmingham.co.uk.

 

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