Keep Britain Tidy – Events Assistants

Events Assistants (North London), 6 posts
Salary: £9.75 per hour
Location: Across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest
Hours: Seven weekend days, typically 9am-4pm, some days may be longer.

The North London Waste Authority is working with Keep Britain Tidy to deliver a series of seven ‘Waste Less, Lunch Free’ events at outdoor locations across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest from the end of June through to mid-August 2017. These events are designed to highlight and reduce the level of food an average household wastes in a year through public engagement on the issue.

Each Waste Less, Lunch Free event will be attended by six Events Assistants, supervised by a Keep Britain Tidy Project Manager.

Full training will be provided on Monday 19 June. There will be one event in each of the seven boroughs, taking place on a selection of dates as follows:

  • 24 June
  • 1 July
  • 2 July (or 23 July)
  • 22 July
  • 23 July (or 2 July)
  • 5 August
  • 6 August
  • 19 August

Please note these dates may be subject to change.

These positions will provide sought-after experience for those looking for a career in the environmental sector, especially the waste and recycling industry, and are paid at the London Living Wage. These positions also offer a chance to change the way people view food waste and make a real impact on waste prevention across North London. Further employment may be available at the end of this contract.

Please download the job description before completing an equal opportunities monitoring form and submitting it together with your CV and covering letter to:

If you have any questions, please consult the job description before contacting:

Jen Robertson, Senior Project Manager, Keep Britain Tidy, 9-13 Kean Street, London, WC2B 4AY. Tel: 020 7420 4441. Email:

Deadline for applications: 9am on Wednesday 14 June 2017

Interviews: Friday 16 June 2017

Project Start Date (with training): Monday 19 June 2017

Expected End Date: Saturday 19 August 2017

Charity Number: 1118616 | Company Number: 4323551