Join Our Team

We are always on the lookout for hungry, humble people with a passion for events. If you would like to join our team or perhaps work with us on a freelance basis please take a look at the jobs we have posted below.


Part Time

DESCRIPTION

Here at Presentation Design Services, we seek someone to join our expanding team. We are a multi-disciplined event company that specialises in delivering events inventively and creatively. This role is not to be directly involved with event delivery but rather to support the users and IT systems that are vital to our day-to-day operations.

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Closing date: 31 May, 2024

EXPERIENCE

  • Relevant experience in front-line IT support
  • Familiarity with on-site Active Directory and Microsoft 365
  • Working with servers, hardware and software
  • Network infrastructure: Installation, setup and maintenance
  • Taking apart and rebuilding IT hardware
  • Knowledge of IT security practices

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assisting the IT lead with day-to-day IT tasks. Including but not limited to:

  • Day-to-day frontline user support
  • User creation and administration
  • Routine maintenance of all IT systems
  • Procurement and installation of new IT equipment
  • Maintenance of phone system
  • Maintenance of backups
  • Upkeep and maintenance of event-based IT hardware
  • Network installation and management
  • Software license management
  • Management of VPNs

SKILLS

  • Hunger to learn about new IT systems and ways of working
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Organised working practices
  • Clear communication skills
  • Can do attitude
  • Hold a driving license

SALARY
Competitive (based on experience).

Or send your CV over to careers@designservices.co.uk now.

Freelance

DESCRIPTION

Our busy sewing workroom is always on the lookout for experienced and talented freelancers to assist in the manufacturing of our drapes.

Drapemakers is a drape manufacturers working within Presentation Design Services in Derby. You can learn more about what we do right here.

As a freelancer you will be required to use the company’s industrial sewing machines, overlocker and other workroom equipment to manufacture theatrical drapes and other fabric items under the instruction of the Workroom Manager and Manufacturing Supervisor.

Precision and attention to detail is crucial within the role.

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of working with industrial sewing machines is essential
  • Experience of working in the live events or theatre industries would be beneficial

SKILLS

  • Ability to handle large fabrics which can be heavy is essential
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with other members of the team, and to be able to respond to changing deadlines throughout the day is essential
  • Comfortable with working away from base at customers’ venues would be beneficial

Or send your CV over to nicky@designservices.co.uk now.

Freelance

DESCRIPTION

Our busy workshop is currently on the look-out for an experienced and talented Scenic Bench Joiner based at our unit in Derby.

Presentation Design Services is a live events production company based in Derby check out the rest of our site to get a feel for the types of work we do.

As a freelance Scenic Bench joiner you will play a key role in supporting the manufacturing and production process for any of our event work. You’ll work from drawings produced from within our design department to fabricate high quality set pieces for large-scale event work.

Precision and attention to detail is crucial within the role.

You’ll work on a freelance basis dependant on the busyness of the workshop department. Whilst working here you’ll be able to increase your creative skills, technical knowledge, time management as well as you manufacturing skills.

EXPERIENCE

  • A degree in joinery (or similar higher education training).
  • Time served joiner.
  • Relevant industry experience through placement or work experience is advantageous, but not essential.

SKILLS

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about woodwork.
  • Knowledge of scenic construction techniques & creation of set elements utilising  CNC parts.
  • Competency working from technical drawings.
  • Ability to work with a range of tools, equipment & materials.
  • Attention to detail.
  • A flair for creativity & working on bespoke one off items, from start to finish.
  • Able to work collaboratively with a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent time management, organisational skills & a strong work ethic.
  • Able to take direction and build on feedback.
  • A willingness to keep learning.

Interested? Click below to complete our Freelancer application form.

Freelance

DESCRIPTION

Our warehouse is always looking for warehouse technicians to assist our busy building based operations in Derby.

Presentation Design Services is a live events production company based in Derby, check out the rest of our site to get a feel for the types of work that we do.

As a freelance warehouse technician you will support the pre-production process for events alongside the day to day operations of the company. Everyday is varied and you’ll have the opportunity to be apart of the amazing work that we do. The warehouse works alongside other departments in the company pulling together all the different aspects of an event and ensuring it gets loaded out of the building on time.

EXPERIENCE

  • Relevant experience in the live events industry (not essential).
  • Experience of working within a warehouse environment (not essential).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the instruction of the warehouse team, undertake the prep and de-prep of equipment for events.
  • Assist with the safe loading and un-loading of vehicles coming to and going from the building.
  • Carry out routine maintenance and checks of equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment at all times.
  • Adhere to the companies health and safety policies.
  • Work alongside other areas of the company as and when required.

SKILLS

  • High attention to detail.
  • Time management and organisational skills.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Enthusiastic and driven attitude.

Interested? Click below to complete our Freelancer application form.

Not Your Jam?

If you can’t see the role you’re looking for we would still love to hear from you. Drop us a message and say hi, and we’ll get back to you if something crops up! careers@designservices.co.uk

If you’re a freelancer, fill in our freelancer application form via the button below. We’ll be in touch!


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Who Are We?

We are a highly effective team of designers, makers, technicians and organisers who tap each other’s strengths to produce astonishing results. We pride ourselves on providing production services that exceed expectations, embody a sense of theatre and creativity whilst being world-class, slick and faultless. To achieve all of this we need people with both passion and expertise.


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