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GetStaffedUK targets national growth with new Business Development Manager

Junior Beckett

Award-winning local business, GetStaffedUK, sparks more positive news as they appoint new Business Development Director and target further growth throughout the UK.

Junior Beckett will help build the GetStaffedUK brand nationwide, showcasing the benefits of using the innovative hospitality firm’s talent pool of highly trained catering and event professionals, to key contacts in the industry. He has enjoyed a successful career in sales, management, business development and account management spanning over 17 years. Whilst working for Red Bull, Junior was responsible for all food service, vending and leisure venues in the North of England and Scotland, building relationships with stadiums, arenas. His last role there included account managing on-trade groups such as the Revolution Bars Group.

Junior has also had two stints in the media advertising world. The first of which was at Yell, followed by heading up the advertising agencies division at the Friday Media Group, looking after 14 recruitment platforms.

This is Junior’s return to the industry he loves, after a four year absence. GetStaffedUK is looking forward to bringing Junior on board and taking the company to the next level.

Tom Havlin, Founder and Director, GetGroupUK, said “We’re delighted to welcome Junior on board; his extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry will help us grow the GetStaffedUK brand and increase our presence throughout the UK.

“Junior joins us at an exciting time for GetStaffedUK, as we are hoping to shortly announce two new client wins, which will see us place 400 staff a day at two major events.”

Junior added: “I’m thrilled to be part of the GetStaffedUK team, their focused approach to ensuring staff are fully trained, before offering them to clients, is dramatically improving standards and reliability within the industry. I look forward to spreading the GetStaffedUK message and forming partnerships with venues and events across the UK.”

GetStaffedUK, part of the Get Group, is a hospitality staffing specialist, with clients across the UK. The company works at a series of major events and venues, including Victoria Warehouse, Creamfields, The BiBAs and Lytham Festival.

The announcement coincides with GetStaffedUK celebrating winning the ‘Newcomer of the Year 2018’ category at the Downtown in Business, Lancashire Business Awards. Following their recent success, the company is going from strength to strength, gaining further recognition for their sheer hard work and determination to improve prospects for individuals working within the hospitality industry.

Commenting on the recent award success, Tom Craig, Operations Director, GetStaffedUK, added: “It was a very proud moment for the whole team at GetStaffedUK to be recognised as Newcomer of the Year at the Lancashire Business Awards. The whole team has worked extremely hard, and it’s great to see the positive impact we’ve been making.”