Gripvan are hiring!


Gripvan are recruiting a Junior Kit Room Tech / Driver.

Gripvan, a rapidly growing kit hire and location support company based in SW London, are looking to hire a full time Junior Kit Room Tech / Driver to support the business in the next stage of its growth. The role offers a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working alongside a dynamic team of photographic technicians and producers and the potential to gain valuable skills within the photographic industry.

Responsibilities & Key Tasks

  • Day to day management of the vehicles, ensuring vans are prepared and ready to go out on jobs, overseeing their condition and flagging damage when applicable.
  • Preparing and loading equipment for shoots.
  • Collect and deliver equipment to and from suppliers / shoots.
  • Checking of equipment prior to and following hires.
  • Ensuring equipment is clean and fit for hire.
  • Logging and organising repair of any damaged equipment.
  • Take responsibility for safe storage of equipment and supplies within the warehouse.
  • Monitor stock shortages and recommend adjustments to stock levels.
  • Ensure stores and kept clean and tidy.
  • To work closely with the Operations Manager in servicing bookings and Gripvan shoots. 
  • To assist in the day-to-day running of the business. 
  • When required, to accompany the vans on shoots, deliver equipment to locations and assist photographers and producers on location. 

Attributes & Qualifications


  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Insurance requires role-holder be 21 years or older.
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage diaries, calendars, and workload. 
  • Confidence and ability to work alone as well as part of a team
  • Happy on occasion to work long hours, sometimes outside in cold conditions.
  • A desire to be part of a team in small, busy company in a dynamic, exciting industry
  • Patience, energy and a sense of humour always helps
  • Resident in, or willing to move to London


  • Experience of driving vans in and around London
  • A keen interest in and basic knowledge of photographic equipment.
  • Experience of working on photo shoots
  • Knowledge of Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Resident within 60 minutes of SW8 
  • Knowledge of the equipment we offer would be an advantage however you will receive on the job training.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Full training with one of the most respected lighting technicians in the industry
  • Company Phone
  • Use of company equipment for personal work by arrangement.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to info@gripvan.com with "Job Application" and your name in the Subject Line to arrive no later than August 24th 2015. 

Any questions please call 020 3002 9130 or email info@gripvan.com.