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Seeking a Tour Manager…Gigs are how we started Good for Nothing and they remain at the heart of what we do.Think, hack, do...
Specific tasksHandle all event planning, project management, co-ordination of GFN/GFS gigs,pre/during/post event.Develop s...
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Tour manager role

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We're seeking an awesome do-er to take the the role of Tour Manager at Good for Nothing.
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Tour manager role

  1. 1. Seeking a Tour Manager…Gigs are how we started Good for Nothing and they remain at the heart of what we do.Think, hack, do, creative collaboration event things, they are high energy experienceswhich last from 24 to 48 hours, for groups of up to 70 people.Creative collaboration meets rave as they’ve been described.They take place all over - in offices, venue spaces, basements and beyond - and thissummer will see us host our first outdoor gig as well as an appearance in a tent at afestival, eek!Over the last 15 months we have been doing more and more gigs and have developedan approach which seems to work.The devil though is in the detail, and to make the gigs run smoothly requires a lot ofwork, juggling balls, spinning plates, quick thinking and doing - before, during and afterthe event.We’re now seeking a Tour Manager who will be responsible for making everythingabout the way we put on gigs as smooth as possible – this is for our Good forNothing gigs (GFN) and Good for Something gigs (GFS) with business andorganisations, as well as supporting our new city chapters as they launch their ownregionally flavoured Good for Nothing gigs in the UK and beyond.So it’s quite a gig…Who are we looking for?Project and event managing on the front foot - anticipating and going the extra mileDetail orientated and highly organised - taking delight in the little thingsStrong communication - by Twitter, phone, mail, whatever it takes to get stuff doneTurbo-doing - you write to-do lists and you do themSelf-starting – we’re a small team so initiative, energy and enthusiasm are essentialPassionate and curious - about positive social and environmental change andinnovationA bonus if you like dabbling with the social web, photos, writing and stuff - sharingstories as you go about your work to help grow the communitySense of humour – Good for Nothing is a bit nuts.
  2. 2. Specific tasksHandle all event planning, project management, co-ordination of GFN/GFS gigs,pre/during/post event.Develop system for making gigs happen from start to finish, which can be easily pickedup by the team.Help develop the gig toolkit modules for our digital platformCreate more streamlined physical touring kit for GFN (box of tricks inc. stationary,signage, power etc)Liase with ‘Friends’ to get food, drink and other stuff delivered and ready for each gig.Manage creation of the ‘little details’ that go into our gigs (badges, tees, stickers, goodiepacks etc)Support folk in other cities/chapters in the planning of their gigs.Update the GFN web shop with new swagHelping to capture all relevant content at the gigs as part of growing the wider GFNFriends communityBuild and maintain relationships with existing and new GFN ‘Friends’ including writingthank you letters, sending them updates and news.Develop new ways that ‘Friends’ can get involved with Good for Nothing.Exploring new and interesting venues, food and drink partners, building relationshipswith brands with soul and purpose beyond just profit.Some weekend work will be involved.What we offerInitially 6 month contract, potential to extend beyondA steep learning curve and environment that supports continuous personal challengeand developmentSalary….A fun work environment and studio in Bermondsey Street, SE1Next stepsIf this sounds like your thing, then in the first instance please get in touch viagoodfornothing@pipelineideas.com and show us why you believe you’re right for theTour Manger mission at Good for Nothing.

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