Working for Hire Space

Frequently Asked Questions


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Joanna Crosby

Joanna Crosby

Account Executive

What’s your best experience you’ve had with Hire Space?


I’ve had a lot of amazing experiences since I started working with Hire Space 8 months ago. From visiting quirky new venues on FAM trips, working at our annual trade show Event Lab to speaking with my brilliant clients about their exciting upcoming events. My top experience would definitely be attending the National Television Awards at the O2 last September! Being hosted in a corporate box and being surrounded by famous faces is definitely something I'll never forget.

Monika Bashova

Monika Bashova

Community Support Associate

What’s different about working at Hire Space compared to other roles you’ve had?


Ever since I started working at Hire Space, I’ve always felt like everyone is equal, no matter whether you’re from a different country or if you’ve been at Hire Space for a shorter or longer period of time. Even with the founders, I’ve always felt that I could be sincere and friendly with them, without being intimidated that they’re the CEOs. That’s the huge difference between Hire Space and any other company I’ve worked at.

Yasmin Barnett

Yasmin Barnett

Head of Client Events

Do you feel like your opinion matters at Hire Space?


Definitely! Hire Space is always looking for feedback, asking for our comments and opinions on upcoming projects or aspects of the business. If I want to give any feedback there are a number of ways in which we are encouraged to do so, and the business does listen.

Benjamin Edmonds

Benjamin Edmonds

Head of Promotions

What are some unique perks Hire Space offers to its employees?


Thankfully it’s becoming less unique across businesses but the mental health support at Hire Space is great. Whether it’s using mental health sick days, having access to a trained mental health practitioner or just being given the space you need to find the best way for you to be your best self, there is a lot of flexibility to empower employees to make the right decisions for themselves

Zorica Grdanovska

Zorica Grdanovska

Community Support Associate

What aspect of Hire Space’s culture keeps you at the company?


Despite the fact that I work from a remote location and only communicate with the rest of the team virtually, I can sense the great energy that exists inside of the organization. I appreciate the way we recognize and celebrate our accomplishments, as well as the way the company is concerned about our physical and mental well-being.

Eliot Sargeant

Eliot Sargeant

Business Development Manager

Do you feel like your opinion matters at Hire Space?


One thing I’ve always noticed about Hire Space, is how from Day 1, everyone has a voice. It doesn’t matter what your role is or how long you’ve been with the company, everyone is able to bring ideas to the table. The mantra is, “if you think there’s a better way of doing something, let’s hear it!” and I love that!

Smail Ouballa

Smail Ouballa

Software Engineer

What’s it like to work remotely at Hire Space?


Working remotely at Hire Space allows you to balance work and personal life; you get to plan your work to maximize your productivity. Trust is the corner stone of being remote at Hire Space, with flexible working hours, you take full ownership of whatever you are working on.

Phil Dunn

Phil Dunn

Frontend Engineer

What are some unique perks Hire Space offers to its employees?


Super flexible ways of working in terms of both hours e.g. +/- 3 hours GMT and remote/office balance. Where you can choose to be fully remote to everyday in the office and anywhere in between. The way you work is left entirely up to you, I think this one thing that sets hirespace apart, being actually fully flexible on the way each person wants to work.

Kim Meier

Kim Meier

Head of Growth

How does Hire Space support your mental and physical health?


Hire Space is definitely very conscious of health and wellbeing and one of the most supportive companies to work for. We have a mental health coach we can call on at any time or just for regular check ins if we want. We receive a £30 monthly allowance to spend on personal wellbeing which could help pay for anything from a gym membership, to learning & development, Spotify or Headspace, you can choose! It’s very comforting to know that I work for a company that truly cares about your wellbeing.

Diego Cuñado García

Diego Cuñado García

Senior Product Manager

Do you feel like your opinion matters at Hire Space?


Hire Space definitely listen to our views. As an example, when we challenged the number of holidays we had in Hire Space, the company decided to add two ‘Hire Space bank holidays’ for the whole company as well as an early finish on Fridays during summer time, which as you can imagine was very well received by the team!

Diego Cuñado García

Diego Cuñado García

Senior Product Manager

How do you feel Hire Space supports you as a parent?


The parental leave here at Hire Space is just out of this world. Having three months to adapt my whole lifestyle to the second baby was a HUGE help. Also, if I need to cancel last minute because my son is sick it’s never a problem, which removes one thing to worry about from the equation and leaves you to focus on what is really important.

Zorica Grdanovska

Zorica Grdanovska

Community Support Associate

What’s it like to work remotely at Hire Space?


I enjoy working from home because it allows me to be more productive without being distracted. When I'm not exposed to the interruptions that are so common in an office environment, it's much simpler for me to concentrate on accomplishing my responsibilities. It also ensures that I finish my day's tasks at the end of my shift, which helps me achieve a better work-life balance.Hire space is supporting me in this process and being able to work from the beach or in the mountains without being stressed how to get to the office on time is something that I really appreciate.

Yasmin Barnett

Yasmin Barnett

Head of Client Events

What do you enjoy most about working for Hire Space?


For me it has to be the people, and the variety of work. I am lucky to work with a number of different teams within my role, and though everyone has a common goal, we all bring new ideas and fresh perspectives to meetings. No one day is like another, and I have the opportunity to produce a real range of events.

Smail Ouballa

Smail Ouballa

Software Engineer

What’s a ‘day in the life’ like in your role?


I start 3h earlier than other Hire Spacers, perks of living in a different time zone. Connecting to Slack, checking my email and then planning my tasks for the day before preparing my coffee. My morning is dedicated to Code Reviews or any small tickets I can finish before the daily standup, my favourite part of the day, meeting the tech team to chat about what we are working on and spend a couple minutes talking about everything and nothing. After my lunch break, I continue working on my tickets backlog and enjoying coffee.

Beth French

Beth French

Relationship Manager

What traits are necessary for someone to thrive at Hire Space?


To thrive at Hire Space you have to have a real can -do attitude and a glass half full resolve. The teams positivity is infectious and so it’s not hard to feel the same way. That said, you do have to be willing to work hard and get stuck in! We are a fairly small team and so you have to be happy to jump in and help where you can. At Hire Space new ideas are always encouraged and innovation is certainly welcomed, so individuals who are willing to think outside the box, make suggestions and brain storm are always an asset to the team!

Jordan Bainbridge

Jordan Bainbridge

New Business Associate

How do you feel Hire Space supports you as a parent?


They don’t stand in the way of good team members that want to be even better parents. An incredible paternity leave, flexibility in where and when I work, and their genuine eagerness and enthusiasm to grant me time away from the desk with reasons like “to take Lucas swimming for the first time” has meant I haven’t missed a single significant moment in my son's life.

Beth French

Beth French

Relationship Manager

What do you enjoy most about working for Hire Space?


Hire Space's client service team are a dream to be a part of! We support each other completely and champion each other to be the best we can be. This creates a hugely positive working environment, where the team is always celebrating each others successes and working together to strive for more.

Monika Bashova

Monika Bashova

Community Support Associate

How do you feel Hire Space has invested in you and your professional development?


I’m lucky enough to have the best line manager who always listens to what we have to say, helps us improve ourselves on a professional level and gain knowledge in different spheres. We’ve had a lot of virtual sessions with the tech team and that has helped me a lot when it comes to improving my QA skills. I’ve also purchased a couple of courses on Learnbly with the learning budget provided by Hire Space.

Izzie Lachecki

Izzie Lachecki

Marketing Executive

What’s a ‘day in the life’ like in your role?


My day usually starts off with a team call to run through projects we’re all working on for the day. Next, I’ll review my social media schedule and post what I need to post for that day, as well as plan ahead and prep any assets needed for the week. After lunch, I will usually write some content, ranging from blogs to landing pages to long form content for SEO. Lastly, I’ll do a status check on our venue marketing and make sure everything is scheduled and delivered on time.

Jake Lewis

Jake Lewis

Venue Expert Team Lead

How does Hire Space support your mental and physical health?


Hire Space does a great job of supporting the team's health and specifically have implemented a lot of structure and provide a lot of support around mental health. The company made a decision a few years ago to recognise mental health sickness the same as physical health sickness, and is open about taking mental health sick days. We have fully paid access to a coach & physchotherapist, whenever we want or need. There is a mental health first aider, and it's just definitely a very open company regarding mental health. Recently the company has announced more investment in the team's health, by provided a wellbeing budget to spend on whatever we like, be it gym membership, subscription to a wellbeing app, childcare, healthy eating... We're also doing a group 5k run in a couple of weeks. To top all this off, there is a lot of recognition at Hire Space to make sure everyone is aware of the great work being done around the company. Sales gongs and marketing enquiry results are lauded, yes, but there are awards given out across the company to recognise achievements in line with our company values.

Eliot Sargeant

Eliot Sargeant

Business Development Manager

What makes the company culture unique?


The Hire Space team cultivates such a “family” vibe! I’ve never worked within such a supportive team before and the collaboration between everyone is truly special! Everyone and anyone will go out of their way to help you work wise if they can... and they’re also on hand to help you sink a few drinks at the end of the day!

Izzie Lachecki

Izzie Lachecki

Marketing Executive

What do you enjoy most about working for Hire Space?


Undoubtedly the best part about working for Hire Space is the team and the sense of family that we foster every single day. Everyone is so supportive and willing to help each other - there’s no competition or negativity. Aside from our amazing team, we get a lot of perks too, like extra days off and fun get-togethers.

Beth French

Beth French

Relationship Manager

What makes a career in sales at Hire Space unique?


I’ve spent the whole of my career to date in various account management and relationship management roles and can honestly say working as a RM for Hire Space is the best! Firstly the nature of the work is SO varied, I look after all of my accounts enquiries, this could be hugely complex events for 1000s of people, over multiple days or a simple private event for 10 guests. This enables me to work with event spaces of all sizes and styles not just in London but across the UK and Internationally. One day I could be looking for a private members club in Miami, the next moment for a conference room in Leeds!

Jess Cowie

Jess Cowie

Marketing Associate

What aspect of Hire Space’s culture keeps you at the company?


Hire Space is one of the friendliest environments I can imagine working in. It feels like you can ask anyone anything, at any time, and you’ll get a warm and supportive answer, which in turn helps you to learn and develop. Opinions are genuinely valued, and open communication means everyone feels involved and invested in the company.

Benjamin Edmonds

Benjamin Edmonds

Head of Promotions

What makes a career in sales at Hire Space unique?


With Hire Space, sales doesn’t really feel salesy. I’ve always thrived on being solution focused and trying to help out our clients in the best way we can. Backed up by a great product it means we can just focus on delivering for the incredible people we work with.

Jake Bolton

Jake Bolton

Operations Manager

What aspect of Hire Space’s culture keeps you at the company?


The opportunities for career progression. I started off in a very junior role, and now two years later I’m finding myself conducting interviews for that same role! I also know what role I could progress to thanks to our 6 monthly performance and pay reviews, and it’s clear to me what my targets are to achieve that.

Joanna Crosby

Joanna Crosby

Account Executive

What aspect of Hire Space’s culture keeps you at the company?


One aspect of the culture that keeps me at the company is how well everyone gets on as one big team. I really like that at Hire Space we call the whole company a ‘team’ not just individual teams, it really highlights how everyone works together in the business. I really enjoy our breakout out rooms twice a week on our morning meeting which gives us a chance to catch up with each other, particularly those we don’t get to work with on a day to day basis.When the whole team does meet up in person everyone gets on really well and there is no divide at all!

Kate Deedman

Kate Deedman

Account Executive - Squad Lead

Do you feel like your opinion matters at Hire Space?


Absolutely! Hire Space actively encourages collaboration and ideas from everyone in the team, no matter what your role and job title is. Some of the best ideas we’ve had have come from the team

Diego Cuñado García

Diego Cuñado García

Senior Product Manager

How does Hire Space create a diverse and inclusive culture?


I think that the fact that two thirds of the transformation team are not British, or English is not their main language speaks by itself.When tackling complex tech problems we always try to find answers in past experiences, and the fact that our backgrounds are so diverse is a great way of ensuring that we always find the perfect solution and just the only one that we have.

Toni Brickman

Toni Brickman

Finance And Operations Manager

What are some unique perks Hire Space offers to its employees?


Hire Space is committed to ensuring the team have a strong work/life balance and enjoy working for Hire Space. A couple of examples might be the whole team get an extra two bank holidays and finish early on Fridays during summer-time.

Phil Rose

Phil Rose

Account Executive

Do you feel like your opinion matters at Hire Space?


Since the moment I started, I felt the company culture, and the attitude of those around me, meant I felt immediately included and valued. I have found that if I have an idea or disagree with a point made, I have free rain to share my opinion. Everyone has equal opportunity to have their voices heard and celebrated.

Toni Brickman

Toni Brickman

Finance And Operations Manager

How do you feel Hire Space has invested in you and your professional development?


Hire Space commits a dedicated budget for every team member for learning and professional development and has actually gone above and beyond that to fund my ACCA exams, helping me to develop in my role and my career. They’ve also allowed me to dedicate work time to my study to help me balance work, life and study.

Jess Cowie

Jess Cowie

Marketing Associate

How much of an impact do you feel your work at Hire Space has for the greater good?


Hire Space are really open to suggestions on improving the way we impact the world around us, and genuinely make an effort to act on them, from cutting down on waste within the company, to encouraging employees to take part in workshops on sustainability. From a marketing and communications standpoint, this gives us a really great opportunity to influence the events sector for good, and promote positive change through setting an example for our clients and industry partners.

Jordan Bainbridge

Jordan Bainbridge

New Business Associate

What makes the company culture unique?


Hire Space has a generous, fun-loving and youthful culture. Whilst rare, that’s far from unique, but we have the benefit of in-house events experts and tonnes of collaborators in the venues and events industry that are always looking to improve their relationships with us as a market leader, which means our culture is supplemented by far greater access to incredible and varied experience than I can imagine any other company has.

Kate Deedman

Kate Deedman

Account Executive - Squad Lead

What’s your best experience you’ve had with Hire Space?


In 2019, I was invited to the NTAs (National Television Awards) by the O2. We got to walk down the red carpet, watch the ceremony in one of their VIP boxes and got to party with all the celebs at the afterparty!

Kim Meier

Kim Meier

Head of Growth

How does Hire Space create a diverse and inclusive culture?


I’ve always felt empowered by the Hire Space founders and leadership team. They have cultivated a culture of collaboration and the workplace is often an open forum where every team member’s thoughts or ideas are valued, irrespective of their position or background. They’re all about enabling the team in any way they can, personally this has meant I’ve developed from an entry level position to the head of the marketing department in my first three years. It’s also been inspiring to work with and know some amazing women in leadership at Hire Space over the years and inspires me to constantly look for ways I can support others to flourish.

Jake Bolton

Jake Bolton

Operations Manager

What traits are necessary for someone to thrive at Hire Space?


Adaptability. We’re a relatively small team and things can change fast. There’s plenty of opportunity to volunteer to help another team out, so that willingness to do something different that might be outside of your job spec is key. You’ve got to be a team player, but also a self starter. Hire Space is really one of those places where you get out what you put in.

Phil Rose

Phil Rose

Account Executive

What traits are necessary for someone to thrive at Hire Space?


People who are willing to put themselves out there, approach their work with good energy, and are accountable for their own success, seem to thrive at Hirespace. The entire company is also a great platform for collaboration and innovation, so those that are willing to share their ideas are always encouraged.

Phil Dunn

Phil Dunn

Frontend Engineer

What do you enjoy most about working for Hire Space?


The founders are constantly sense checking with the team on culture, well being and benefits. The are genuinely concerned with the team and what makes them happy, constantly adjusting accordingly. This is done through being open to suggestions, polling the team on what they want , having an external culture guru who checks in often. All enable them to listen and respond, rather than just talking, there is lots of action.

Jake Lewis

Jake Lewis

Venue Expert Team Lead

What aspect of Hire Space’s culture keeps you at the company?


Work culture is very driven, innovative and always looking for move forward. What I love about working at Hire Space is that genuinely everybody 'has a voice' so in any position if you have a good idea, you can put it forward and it's likely to be put into practice.

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