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Job Vacancy - Hire Desk Co-ordinator

March 21, 2018

Blue Parrot are looking for the ideal candidate for their current job vacancy of Hire Desk Co-ordinator.


Job Description

Title: Hire desk co-ordinator

Salary: £18,200 to £21,000 p.a. depending on experience

 Job purpose:

Working as part of a dynamic team you will be responsible for co-ordinating the day-to-day hires and sales enquiries. With overall responsibility for the timely and accurate quotation of all enquires this role requires excellent attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  1. Responsibility for ensuring all hires and sales enquiries are responded to in a timely and accurate manner
  2. Ensuring all customer information is correctly recorded using our rental software (Current RMS)
  3. Ensuring all equipment is accurately tracked using our rental software (Current RMS)
  4. Responsibility for ensuring all hires and sales are billed in an accurate and timely manner using our rental software (Current RMS)
  5. Overall accountability for the following:
    • billing of lost/damaged equipment
    • organising sub-rental requirements
    • provision of accurate and timely prep lists for the warehouse department
  6. Although this is predominantly an office-based 9am - 5.30pm position, there may be occasional requirement for onsite work and unsociable hours to meet the needs of the business
  7. Any other reasonable duties involved with the operation of the business


Person Specification


  • Excellent people skills – outgoing, confident and a good team player
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Familiarity with lighting, sound and video equipment
  • Previous experience working in a busy hire and production environment
  • Previous lighting/sound/video hire and sales experience/knowledge
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Confident in use of computer systems


  • Health and Safety training
  • Clean UK driving licence
  • Previous knowledge of Current RMS rental system
  • Working knowledge and ability to carry out electrical testing
  • In depth knowledge of the Martin Professional range of products
  • First Aid at Work certificate
  • Proficient in PAT testing
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office


To apply please send your CV with covering letter to jclough@blueparrotevents.com, before 4th  April 2018.

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