Commercial Activities Lead

Job Title:Commercial Activities Lead
Reporting to:Deputy Head of Programme and Ceremonies

Role Overview

The Commercial Activities Lead is responsible for external contractors providing activities at Larkin ’24. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaise with contractors both onsite and in advance of the event
  • Be the first point of contract for external providers whilst onsite
  • Provide the Site Management Team with information on logistics and service requirements (water, power etc.) for commercial activities
  • Attend occasional programme team calls and meetings, with increased frequency nearer the event
  • Assist with the planning and build of the activity areas during the build week
  • Ensure activities are run in accordance with POR

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good decision-making skills, and the ability to problem solve when needed.
  • Able to attend the full jamboree including some days during the build week to prepare activities
  • Knowledge of the Scout and/or Guide programme

Skills / Qualifications Required for role

  • Experience supporting activities at a large event
  • Experience leading a team of volunteers


  • To hold a valid Scout Association DBS check
  • To undertake any relevant training you are requested to complete, including but not limited to Health & Safety and Safeguarding
  • To undertake any role / work which may be required by your department head
  • When requested, to assist in the smooth and safe running of the camp as a whole. This may include tasks not normally associated with your department
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team
  • Friendly and approachable

The ability to have fun!!