Security, Merchandise & Cruise in Company Roles Available

July 15th 2022

There are further opportunities for businesses and individuals to play a role in the delivery of the Tall Ships Races event in Lerwick with 2 new roles and a commercial opportunity on offer.

Event Security Services Tender

Shetland Tall Ships Ltd are seeking proposals from experienced security firms to provide full event security services for a series of public indoor and outdoor activities during the Tall Ships Races event in Lerwick in July 2023.

Companies with previous event experience and suitably qualified staff should request a tender information pack from info@tallshipslerwick.com or call 01595 502110.

Closing Date for tenders – 12noon, Friday 5th August

Cruise in Company Coordinator

Shetland Tall Ships Ltd are inviting applications for the role of Cruise in Company Coordinator for the Tall Ships Races visit to Lerwick in July 2023.

The Cruise in Company leg of the Tall Ships Races will give the fleet an opportunity to stop at a number of Guest Harbours between Fredrikstad in Norway, and Lerwick, to partake in events and activities in those communities.

The role will include recruitment and extensive communication with Guest Harbours in Shetland and Scotland and the Norwegian project team, and coordination and promotion of all harbour activity programmes into a single schedule. Liaison with Shetland Tall Ships Project and PR teams will be a key element of the role. Candidates should have good knowledge of harbour and ship operations in addition to excellent organisational skills.

This is a fixed term contract from August 2022 to August 2023. Candidates should be flexible on working hours and will be required to commit at least one day per week as required from August 2022 to June 2023, with extended full time hours required in July 2023.

A fixed daily rate of £120 is offered on a PAYE basis.

Request an application pack from info@tallshipslerwick.com or 01595 502110.

Closing date for applications – 12noon, Friday 5th August

Official Merchandise Providers

Shetland Tall Ships Ltd are seeking proposals from suppliers for the design and provision of official merchandise for the Tall Ships Races event in July 2023.

Products must include branding in line with Sail Training International and Shetland Tall Ships Ltd branding guidelines.

A licence fee will be payable to Shetland Tall Ships Ltd for the use of the official branding on approved products. Fees will be based on the quantity and value of products proposed and can be negotiated based on any event sponsorship or profit-sharing arrangements offered.

Retail only, or wholesale supply proposals will be considered.

Application guidance packs can be requested from info@tallshipslerwick.com or 01595 502110.

Closing date for proposals: 12noon Friday 30th September

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