Gofer


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Gofer

An employee responsible for making coffee, picking up dry cleaning and other menial tasks. While gofers have low status and usually are poorly paid, they may have access to important persons in the company or industry. This may in turn help gofers advance their careers. This is especially the case in the entertainment sector.
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We have eight staff here at Gofer and 47 on the collection rounds.
Tools required: Sandbug electric sander; Gofer X ultra compact rechargeable screwdriver; Pincers; Pencil; Power drill with twist and countersink bits and a knife
McQullan said: "My role at the club consists of chairman, secretary, kit man and gofer and it may be pushing things at my age to try to pull on the boots as well.
The open days are being held at Conwy's new bulking station at Gofer, Rhuddlan Road, Abergele on Monday and Tuesday, June 19 and 20.
The Prime Minister's son is a lowly gofer on the set of the eagerly-awaited blockbuster.
She also became close to a young Colin Clark, who was essentially a gofer on the set at Pinewood studio during filming.
There are the characterisations - John Osborne, the gangland kingpin Kinnear, is malevolently superb as is Ian Hendry as the deadly gofer Eric Paice.
While another gofer said she flips if her coffee is stirred anti-clockwise
The gangland boss in such a bad way he is forced to resort to desperate measures, and taking on drug-addled Jimmy as his gofer could well be an unwise move as the waster eyes up the chance of making it big time.