Special Events Shipping Coordinator

Posted on:

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Overview of role:


My client manages and coordinates event logistics in over 28 countries.

Due to an increase of business and client events they are looking to recruit a full time permanent person to work as a Special Events Shipping Coordinator.

Job Details:

  • In addition to their event freight forwarding needs the project removals / precision equipment handling, packaging and transport is very much a key part of this role
  • Meeting initially with the client to get a detailed understanding of the event / details on the materials to be transported / location of event / timeframes etc
  • Organise & manage from start to finish the overall logistics necessary for each event
  • Overseeing the preparation and packaging of materials for shipment
  • Responsible for all handling of freight at all stages of transport
  • Responsible for collating all documentation from client to freight forwarding agent
  • Being hands on throughout the event to ensure sufficiency for example standing over all procedures carried out / being prepared to get hands on should it be required for example physically getting involved moving materials
  • Solving any problems that arise throughout in a calm, professional and timely manner
  • Handing over all materials / product to client at end destination and getting sign off on success from client
  • Most of the clients are either in manufacturing or medical industry
  • This role will mainly be based in Dublin North however travel to different clients sites and storages unites will be necessary, located in Dublin / Kildare and Dublin City Centre


  • Minimum 3 to 4 years experience in a shipping OR freight forwarding OR transport role covering Ireland + Europe
  • Must come from a strong logistics background
  • Experience dealing with manufacturing or pharmaceutical clients would be a huge advantage
  • Experience dealing directly with end client, excellent customer services and interpersonal skills
  • Professional and ambitious
  • Experience in problem solving and meeting deadlines

This role is suitable for someone that meets the above criteria and is also looking to develop a career, being in a management role and rewarded with excellent salary + bonus.

Someone that takes pride in his / her work and would take satisfaction in managing projects / events and getting the success of client satisfaction

Salary on this role is open to negotiation for the right person but will range at €30K to €35K + bonus.

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