If you’re inspired, enthusiastic and up for a challenge then Nozstock wants to hear from you! As Herefordshire’s favourite homegrown boutique festival we’re seeking talented volunteers to support the creation and development of this diverse and innovative event with the community at its heart.
Nozstock is an eight-stage festival, proud of its grassroots and seeking to keep the treasured atmosphere from it’s overgrown party days whilst maturing into an event that’s choc-full of interactive opportunity for all ages. The festival is run by a committee of volunteers who have all brought something unique and who share satisfaction in putting on a good time for the punters and for themselves.
There are short and long term voluntary roles available read on to find out more!
Production and Media Assistant
If you’re looking to gain a range of events experience in a challenging environment look no further. We are seeking a volunteer intern to assist in the organization and delivery of the media and promotions aspect of 2014′s festival.
Specifically you will work across festival enquiries, promotions and administration, with a key hand in the selection and co-ordination of on site film crews. You will be a right-hand wo/man to the festival coordinators and be able to offer creative ideas, as well as having an understanding of good design. We’re looking for a person with a demonstrable set of existing skills who is also keen to develop new ones and is quick to learn. You need to be reliable, motivated, diplomatic and dedicated. It’s a big ask, but the experience and knowledge gained are their own reward. To apply send a short covering email with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the subject MEDIAASSIST. Deadline January 1st 2014.
Interactive Theatre Manager & Assistant
If you’re organised and love interacting with people, Nozstock would like to hear from you. We are looking for confident, passionate, friendly and professional volunteers to book and co-ordinate our interactive around site theatre (walkabout). This managerial role would suit someone who has an active interest in theatre and the arts, with good contacts alongside a good eye for untapped talent. Ability to negotiate with people from all walks of life and use your bargaining powers are crucial. A key part of your role will be building and maintaining relationships with performers old and new, and being on hand during the festival to deal with queries, and urgent requests as and when required. A good customer service attitude is a must, as well as remaining calm and focused in times of pressure and being able to successfully juggle many tasks at once. Assistants should show a keen interest in theatrical arts and have great customer service skills as well as being hard grafters! As Nozstock is still a very grassroots event run by volunteers, pay cannot be guaranteed and will be pending financial success, but this is a great role to gain experience in creative event management.
Please send a short covering email along with your C.V to email@example.com with the subject INTERACTIVE THEATRE MANAGER or INTERACTIVE THEATRE ASSISTANT by January 1st.
Administrative Intern/ Information Officer
If you are interested in event management but don’t know where to start this is the perfect role for you. This is a voluntary role, working to assist the Festival Coordinators with various admin tasks before the event including updating social media platforms, copy writing, undertaking research and maintaining email accounts. The knowledge gained as a admin intern will give you an excellent insight into how a small festival is run. Over the weekend you will be based in the Information Office fielding enquiries from the public and striving to offer them a high level of Customer Service. This role is varied and demanding. The successful applicant must be diligent, adept at time management with a patient and friendly nature. Administration / Office experience and Customer Service experience desirable. If this sounds like the job for you send your C.V along with a covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ADMININTERN.
Chef / Kitchen Assistant
If you want to be in the thick of the Nozstock crew, keeping them going to put on the festival you love, whilst making friends and learning about event catering then joining our kitchen team is perfect for you. Working as an Assistant Chef under the supervision of the Head Chef and co-ordinating a small team, you will be assisting in all kitchen duties including: preparation, cooking, serving and cleaning of the kitchen areas. You will also be involved in selection of menus, sourcing food and providing a menu for artists over the weekend. If you are interested please email email@example.com with a C.V and a short covering email with the subject KITCHENASSIST.
Short term job opportunities coming soon including stewarding, bar tending and sales volunteer opportunities…