Broadsword Event House is looking to recruit a Driver / Rigger for its corporate production operations based in south east London (BR5). We are looking for a reliable, hardworking, trustworthy individual who can work on their own or as part of a team.

Broadsword is a well-connected and creative company, with our fingers kept on the technical pulse of the event industry, we are very proud of our reputation, our specialist knowledge and the innovative work that we produce. We are a tightly-knit, courteous team, offering Creative Technical Production, with a vast amount of knowledge and experience of delivering prestigious events with respect and care.  

It’s an exciting time for Broadsword as we continue to grow, we strive to remain as adaptable, motivated and responsive to our new employees as we are to our customers. We value the talents and abilities of our employees and seek to foster an open, co-operative, and dynamic environment in which everyone can thrive. We take pride in training all our employees so that they can positively represent the company in all aspects of their work.  

The Role
This is a full time, permanent position for an experienced driver who has an interest in working in the live event field.  You will need to have at least 2 years driving experience with an EU full clean drivers licence. The role will incorporate working at unsociable hours on a flexible rota to suit the business needs.  The ideal candidate would be based locally in south east London (BR5) and would be able to arrive at the warehouse for early morning / late night with ease.   When there is no driving to be completed the ideal candidate will help out in the warehouse to prepare jobs and check back in equipment.  There is opportunity within the business to develop from this role to a more technical role as you will often be on site helping to install events, in the warehouse or helping the stage set department.  We will provide technical training where necessary and actively support development within the company.

Your role will include but not be limited to

  • Driving of 3.5 Tonne Sprinter vans in London, the UK and on occasion in Europe.
  • Working independently to ensure that all deliveries are carried out in a safe and timely manner paying particular attention to company guidelines and procedures.
  • Learning to set up live sound, projection, video or data on events of all sizes.
  • Assist with the day to day running of the warehouse when not out for deliveries. Helping to prepare events and keep the warehouse clean and tidy.
  • Ability to get to the South East London (BR5) office outside of normal working hours without the need for a taxi. Often late night and early morning starts will be required.

Essential Requirements

  • 2 years’ experience of driving.
  • Full clean Driver’s License & ability to travel to warehouse out of hours
  • A well organised & calm approach to the job with attention to detail.
  • Team Player
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop your knowledge.
  • Effective communication skills & client facing presentation.
  • Enthusiasm, energy & a ‘Can do’ attitude

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of any aspect of the Audio Visual industry.
  • Category C Driving Licence
  • A proven track record of working in a similar field.

This is a fantastic role where you will have genuine responsibility and the opportunity for advancement within the company.  If you can demonstrate solid understanding and experience in the areas mentioned above, our talented team would love to hear from you

We are committed to taking positive action to promote such equality of opportunity and our recruitment procedures are based on the requirements of the job, irrespective of race, gender, marital status, sexuality, disability, religion or age. Appointments are always made based on merit and we welcome applications from all members of the event and post-production community.

Please send CV’s to or for further information contact Rob on 0208 776 5386.

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