HICKORY HQ CAREERS

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Whatever stage you’re at in your career you’ll probably relish the chance to develop your skills further with the help of an authentic and inspirational manager.

Hickory’s management team are all passionate experts in their field who have undertaken significant leadership and coaching training. When they are not plotting your career progression with you, you’ll find them speaking at industry events or career mentoring the next generation of young chefs, mixologists and operational leaders.

We invest in our people, providing them with excellent opportunities to develop their careers in the events industry. We have Hickory representation each year in the HIT Scholarships programmes, have been awarded many industry awards and are an accredited living wage employer.

Join a great team

When you have a taste for success you want it to continue, which is why our door is always open to people excited by the idea of delivering outstanding experiences. All full-time Hickory team members enjoy an enhanced benefits package with a focus on wellbeing and lifestyle as well as financial health.

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Investing in your career

We use a bank of inspiring tools to invest in the careers of our amazing front line team, including leading-edge, digital training and management platforms. As well as connecting with working initiatives to improve the standards of the industry. Whatever role you take on, with Hickory you are guaranteed high quality hospitality training.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer and pay higher than the national minimum wage because we believe our team is worth every penny. We are in the top 5 highest paying events companies in the UK for our casual team. Our starting rate is £9.90 per hour for anyone over the age of 18.

MyHickory is our dedicated portal accessible to everyone on the Hickory team. It links to our rota platform RotaCloud so everyone can see detailed information for the shifts they have booked on to do. It’s a hive of information about each job, including:

  • Shift times
  • Travel arrangement info
  • Read event briefing notes
  • See uniform requirements
  • See who the Manager is for each event
  • Give feedback on shift experiences and read client feedback from previous events.

As an industry hospitality experienced a substantial decrease in the workforce following the pandemic. Alongside a range of businesses, we are proud to have invested in Hospitality Rising, the biggest hospitality recruitment campaign the UK has ever seen, to showcase the incredible career opportunities for everyone within the sector.

Breathe HR is our online HR software platform. It’s an important tool for all employees and provides a central point to see important employment documents and perform admin tasks.

  • Policies & Company Handbook
  • Store employee documents and record staff absence
  • Make holiday Requests (and see remaining allowance)
  • Claim expenses
  • Log overtime
  • See company news

Working with HIT Scotland we offer team members the opportunity to broaden their skills or knowledge through a highly regarded scholarship, tailored to suit their personal development goals. This industry leading hospitality and catering training is another great way to upskill as you work to strengthen and expand your future career opportunities.