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.

  • Head Chef

    This post is responsible for the management of the kitchens and delivery of food across the venue to ensure that all customers receive a first class experience.

    To ensure all financial budgetary requirements as set by the company are met while ensuring adherence to all regulatory Health & Safety and Food Hygiene legislation and promotion of best practice.

    Position

    Head Chef

    Salary

    Up to £28,000 dependant on experience

    Working Hours

    48 hours per week annualised

    Location

    Bonus Arena, Hull

  • Marketing Assistant

    PURPOSE

    • To provide administration and assistance to the Marketing Department
    • To help publicise events and portray a positive image of the venue amongst promoters/event organisers, public and the media
    • To assist in the promotion of income generating opportunities offered by the venue and it’s event programme

    Position

    Marketing Assistant

    Salary

    Dependant on experience

    Working Hours

    37.5 hrs

    Location

    Playhouse Whitley Bay

  • Security Manager and Event Safety Officer

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITES

    Utiltia Arena Newcastle is the largest indoor entertainment venue in the North East of England, boasting over 11,000 capacity, attracting international superstars to its stage, along with national and international comedy, televised sporting events, conferencing and exhibitions.

    The Security Manager will be responsible for providing organisational and supervisorial direction in leading the Security Department. They will ensure the Venue is professionally presented and operated at all times and that through the department the highest level of security service is delivered across the site and promoting organisations attending and operating within the facility.

    Working with the General Manager and Head of Operations will ensure that all events are operated securely and will provide event fire safety officer services for events. Cooperation is essential in working with venue departments and their operations for the daily operations of the facility. The role oversees the employment of security staff including permanent, casual and contracted.

    Position

    Security Manager and Event Saftey Officer

    Salary

    up to £27,000 - Dependant on experience

    Working Hours

    37.5 hours

    Location

    Utilita Arena, Newcastle

  • Casual Event & Maintenance Electrician

    To assist the venue Operations team in providing a high standard of technical support and expertise for a diverse
    calendar of concerts and events.

    Position

    Casual Event & Maintenance Electrician

    Salary

    upto £15 per hour

    Working Hours

    Event Driven

    Location

    Utilita Arena, Newcastle

  • Casual Technicians, Bonus Arena Hull

    Bonus Arena is a state-of-the-art, music and events complex with a capacity of up to 3,500 people that attracts large corporate conferences, exhibitions and trade events as well as major touring concerts, stand-up comedy, family shows and sporting events.

    With a year of shows behind us, we are now looking to recruit casual technicians to help us deliver a high standard of shows across our varied programme.

    Position

    Casual Technicians

    Salary

    £9.21 per hour plus holiday accrual

    Working Hours

    Event Driven

    Location

    Bonus Arena, Hull

  • Security Officer

    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 classical music concerts, rock and pop and a wide range of contemporary performances, along with educational institution graduations/presentations, conferences and seminars. In addition the Venue programmes a number of its own performances and events annually.

    Role Purpose:

    The Security Officer will report to the Security Manager; assisting in the provision operations of the Security Department and team.  They will ensure the Venue is professionally presented and operated at all times, and that through the department the highest level of security service is delivered to the public and promoting organisations attending and operating within the facility.  The Security Officer will ensure that all events are operated securely. Cooperation is essential in working with venue departments and their operations as well as for the daily operations of the facility.  The role also assists in the employment of security staff including, casual and contracted.

    Position

    Security Officer

    Salary

    up to £20,000 pa dependant on experience

    Working Hours

    37.5 hours per week

    Location

    The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

  • Casual Security Staff, The Bridgewater Hall

    Casual Security Staff ensure the Venue is professionally presented and operated at all times and that through the department the highest level of security service is delivered to the public and promoting organisations attending and operating within the facility. Casual Security Staff ensure that all events are operated securely. Cooperation is essential in working with venue departments and their operations as well as for the daily operations of the facility. The successful candidate MUST have an SIA Licence in Door Supervision. (It would be desirable, although not essential, for the candidate to have an SIA Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) Licence).

    Position

    Casual Security Staff

    Salary

    £9.00 per hour

    Working Hours

    Event driven

    Location

    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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