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Working in the events industry can seem to many like a perfect place to start a career, with exciting experiences popping up all over the UK, a wide selection of different roles and an ever-changing landscape. Call us biased, but with over 21 years’ industry experience, we’re convinced that it’s a fantastic place to grow, learn and challenge yourself. However, with the rise of ...

CALLING ALL STUDENTS. We might just have the perfect job for you: being an event crew member. If you’re in search of a flexible, exciting and eclectic job for the summer, then being an event crew member in one of our many locations could offer the perfect balance between work and play! Continue reading to find out more:

Global organisations pay branding agencies millions of pounds to devise zeitgeisty names for new products and companies, but we think the circumstances behind the selection of the iconic ‘Gallowglass’ brand make for far more interesting reading. Here, Group Chairman Paul Grecian, who was one of the company’s co-founders, talks about the genesis of Gallowglass and the birth of p ...

Having joined the Gallowglass team back in 2011 as a crew member, Antony Cook has climbed the career ladder over the past seven years and has recently been promoted to Head of Business Development and Marketing!   Within just a year of working for our business, Cook had demonstrated a high level of competence and the necessary interpersonal skills to thrive in a higher role. ...

Next up in our ‘Meet the Team’ series is the Regional Manager for the North, Jon Scales. Looking after the event crew in Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, Jon has had many years’ experience with Gallowglass and is here to share a snippet of his life and wisdom with you all today! Tell us a little about how you came to work for Gallowglass: I had just returned from France after ...

Although Gallowglass has built its reputation as a provider of event crews for conferences, exhibitions, sporting and public events, for the last six years we’ve also been working in the TV industry, supporting studio services provider dock10, at MediaCityUK’s The Studios. As the largest outsourced UK event crew provider, Gallowglass has also been supplying technical crews for ...

Event organisers, production companies and venues booking event crews are receiving significant assistance in GDPR-required data processing, thanks to our client-crew app. Since GDPR Day – 25 May – we’ve seen an increase in new user sign-ups of over 20 per day. The app was launched in 2017, with the initial aim of enhancing efficiency and improving communication between client ...

If you have been reading my earlier posts on the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) you may already suspect that the title of this update is a bit ambitious for a single blog post. So straight away let me back out and go with: Are you a Data Subject, a Data Protection Officer, a Data Controller or a Data Processor? The answer is that you probably are all three in ...

For the 10th anniversary of the Howard’s Way Walk, a group of events professionals will be tackling the Ridgeway, from Wiltshire to Herfordshire, as part of a long-standing mission to raise money for pancreatic cancer research.   This annual fundraising effort gathers together a collection of colleagues, associates and industry friends to take on a tough challenge, raising bo ...

You may have read the recent interview with a member of our HR team, Alyssa Plummer, and noticed that she came to us through The Working Holiday Club. We’ve had a partnership with this company for over two  years and have had some fantastic employees through them during this time. So, today, we thought we’d shed some light on what The Working Holiday Club do and give you an ins ...

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