About Us

STAFFUP, is one of Ireland’s premier promotional staffing agencies. We provide charismatic and skilled Brand Ambassadors, trained product demonstrators, hosting staff and entertainers for promotions, in-store sampling, live activations and events.Previously a specialist division of BACKUP, the team has managed all elements of recruitment, training & implementation of activities across internal departments for over two decades.

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Our Journey

We’ve been at this for a while and understand the ins and outs when it comes to managing brand promotions. We have worked on thousands of campaigns, hitting some major milestones along the way. Follow our journey!

1st November 1993

Award-winning experiential agency BACKUP is born!

7th December 1998

Tesco instore activations top 200 per week.

17th April 2014

Field staff team reaches 1000.

9th December 2015

'Twas the season to be jolly with 150 elves, face painters and balloon modellers at events around the capital.

1st February 2016

STAFFUP brand is officially launched.


Have a question? See if the answer is below, otherwise don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Complete the online form and one of the team will be in touch to arrange an audition.

We offer competitive rates that vary depending on the job. Wages are paid via bank transfer at the end of each calendar month.

Any mileage or expenses must be agreed prior to the work taking place and are decided on a case by case basis.

Always! STAFFUP field teams receive induction and manual handling training before becoming a fully fledged working member of the team.

STAFFUP only accepts applicants over the age of 18. We pride ourselves on a diverse team, so no upper age limit applies.

Rates vary depending on requirements. Our team can provide staff, as well as everything you need to make your campaign come to life including uniforms, stands, logistics, consumables etc

Yes. We have our own food safety training course specifically designed, developed and delivered by our in house training professionals to cover the basics of handling, preparing and serving food.

Ideally 4 weeks, however we know that unexpected things happen! We will try our best to accommodate your needs.

Absolutely, you can choose what profile and demographic of staff you want for your campaign.

We ensure all field teams are ensured by our public and employers liability policies.