Careers at SMG Europe

We attract the biggest names in the business and welcome millions of paying visitors every year.

As the largest operator of sports and entertainment venues in the UK and Europe, a lot of people come through our doors. Have you ever wanted to be part of the team responsible for making it all happen? Have you wondered what it’s like to serve thousands of customers in one evening? Are you interested in a position within an exciting European company?

We’re always on the lookout for skilled candidates to develop the success and reputation of our venues. Keep an eye on this page as part-time and full-time vacancies are opening up all the time.

  • Casual Merchandise Event Workers, first direct Arena

    We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our Casual Merchandise Team working at first direct arena, Leeds on an event driven basis. This will include evening and weekend work.

    Position

    Casual Merchandise Event Workers

    Salary

    from £7.70 / £8.21 per hour

    Working Hours

    Event Driven

    Location

    first direct Arena, Leeds

  • Casual Food & Beverage Staff – Manchester Arena

    We are currently looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our Food & Beverage team on a casual event-driven basis.

    We are looking for Food & Beverage team members that can make a positive contribution to the overall customer experience. We welcome applicants who take pride in their work, have a positive friendly attitude and possess excellent communication skills. Previous experience would be an advantage but not essential.

    Position

    Casual Food & Beverage Staff

    Salary

    from £7.70 / £8.21

    Working Hours

    Event Driven

    Location

    Manchester Arena

  • Deputy Technical Manager

    POSITION OUTLINE

    The Bridgewater Hall (BWH) is one of the most prestigious and important performing arts venues in the United Kingdom with a significant international reputation. The venue hosts over 350 events annually comprising of classical music concerts, rock and pop and a wide range of contemporary performances, along with educational institution graduations/presentations, and conferences and seminars. In addition the Venue programs a number of its own performances and events annually. The Deputy Technical Manager is required to actively participate in the daily operations of the Venue.

    SMG (Europe) Pty Ltd as manager of the Venue is seeking the skills of a highly motivated, talented and experienced individual to take on the role of Deputy Technical Manager. Under the direction of the Technical Manager the successful applicant will be responsible for the operations and strategic planning of the Operations Department.

    Position

    Deputy Technical Manager

    Salary

    Dependant on experience

    Working Hours

    37.5 hours per week

    Location

    The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

  • Legal Counsel

    SMG is the world leader in venue management, operation and marketing. Its mission is to deliver an exceptional guest experience across all its venues; from arenas and exhibition centres to intimate theatres and unique entertainment spaces.

    SMG’s European venues include the Manchester Arena, First Direct Arena, Utilita Arena, Konig Pilsner Arena, P&J Live, The Bridgewater Hall, York Barbican, Bonus Arena, Baths Hall, Plowright Theatre and The Playhouse.

    Based in Manchester and reporting to Senior Legal Counsel, the role will support the business and its subsidiary catering company, CGC Events, on all commercial legal issues. You will lead on contract renewals for CGC Events, and support larger projects, including the opening of new venues.

    Candidates with a background in private practice are encouraged to apply, as well as those with experience of working in house. It is important that the lawyer who joins the team is confident and able to work independently without day to day supervision. We anticipate applications from lawyers who are 3-7 years PQE.

    Position

    Legal Counsel

    Salary

    Competitive

    Working Hours

    Part Time - 22.5 hours per week / 12 month fixed term contract

    Location

    Arena Point, Manchester

Please Note:

Speculative Applications

There may not be a vacancy that matches your skills and experience at the moment but there may be in the future. Please monitor this site for current vacancies and we will consider your application accordingly. We are only able to consider applications made in response to specific roles.

Recruitment Agencies

Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and will not be bound by any terms and conditions or fees. We have a select number of preferred suppliers and there are no plans to review or add to these at this time.

Equal Opportunities

SMG Europe is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender (including sex, marriage, and gender re-assignment), race (including ethnic origin, colour, nationality, and national origin), disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

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