Join the Team

If you’re inspired, enthusiastic and up for a challenge then we want 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 a ten-stage festival – we’re proud of our grassroots and want to keep the treasured atmosphere from our overgrown party days while making sure we offer a festival experience that jostles with the big beasts! We’re family-run on volunteer power with an amazing culture – all our crew bring something unique and share satisfaction in putting on a good time for our punters and of course, for ourselves…

Whether you’re interested in volunteering just to get in free to see the amazing line up over the weekend, or if you are looking for something more involved to add wealth to your experience, we could have the opportunity for you so take a look at the roles on offer below. Nozstock has spawned some incredible talent – folks who began their humble roots here on the farm and are now working at some of the largest festivals, arts organisations and agencies in the world. Come, join the fold!


Stacey and Carly.
Photo: Ben Corbett


Short Term Volunteer Roles

WEEKENDERS - STEWARDS, BAR STAFF...

If you’re nifty with a swifty, got the gift of the gab, or frankly are just an ultra-nice human being, then grab yourself free entry to the most community-minded festival around and join our volunteer crew. We accept only the loveliest bartenders, stewards and customer service wonders here at Nozstock, and you could be part of that rather nice collective.

You’ll be asked to complete approx. 15 hours over the weekend, so frankly it’s a snip for the ticket, and you’ll get to make some of the best friends of your life.

So find out more about being a weekend volunteer here.

MEDIA CREW - PHOTOGRAPHERS + FILMMAKERS

If you’re camera savvy and fancy helping us document Nozstock this year then please cast your eye over our opportunities. You’ll get some great footage for your portfolio and work with a lovely team of up-and-comers. Make contacts, share ideas, and get shooting.

Please only apply for either a photographer role OR a filmmaker role.

Check out the briefs to see what’s expected of you and apply to be a media volunteer here.


Longer Term Volunteer Roles

DECOR CREW

The brightest creative sparks delivery colour, beauty and downright surreal imagery to every corner of Nozstock every year. From amazing stage designs, to quirky signage, we’re lucky to have some of the best talent on board. Ever seen such a carefully created spectacle? We didn’t think so!

It takes time and dedication to bring the world of Nozstock, and its annual theme, to life, but if you’re bursting with ideas, have a keen urge to experiment and can be resourceful and willful in getting your inspirations beyond the realm of the imaginary, then Nozstock decor could be for you.

We’re looking for collectives and crews as well as one-man-bands that are looking to spark off new creatives so whatever your level, we’d like to know more.

Check out our Flickr to see some of the wonderful creations that have dotted the site over the years, and if you’d love the chance to contribute then complete our decor application here. 

KITCHEN ASSISTANT

Working as a kitchen assistant under the supervision of the head chef and co-ordinating with a small team. You will be assisting in all kitchen duties including preparation, cooking, serving and cleaning of the kitchen areas. You will need to buy a ticket which will be reimbursed on completion of your agreed hours.

To apply send your C.V plus a short statement of your skills and experience to work@nozstock.com with the subject Kitchen Assistant

THEATRE COORDINATOR
If you’re organised, well-connected with theatre and love interacting with people and seeing them participating in the arts, this could be your role. We are looking for a confident, passionate, friendly and professional volunteer to lead our theatrical programme in Nozstock’s dedicated theatre. This role would suit someone who has an active interest in theatre and the arts, comedy, dance, who has a good eye for untapped talent and can negotiate with anyone. You will be researching, programming, managing logistics with a great technical team, and realising your curation. You must be open-minded, able to appreciate a vast array of product, plus a good customer service attitude is a must. Things on stage can get stressful, so unflappable calm and resolve is essential.

This is a great role to gain experience in creative event management and develop your programming and stage management skills. You would be supported in your role by the festival production team.

If you are up for the challenge please send a CV and a statement of your skills and experience (approx. 300 words) to work@nozstock.com with the subject THEATRECOORD.

Download Theatre Coordinator Job Description.pdf

SUSTAINABILITY ASSISTANT

Do you have a passion for sustainability? Are you a great communicator with a creative mind? Then this is the job for you. We are looking for a Sustainability Assistant to help us with our on-site green efforts. You should be a hard-working, dynamic and friendly individual with thirst for keeping live events eco-friendly. Not afraid to get their hands dirty, the successful candidate will take on a variety of tasks to assist our Sustainability Manager in implementing, analysing and improving our environmental policies.

To apply send your C.V plus a short statement of your skills and experience to work@nozstock.com with the subject GREENASSIST

Download Sustainability Assistant Job Description

ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN

If you can smile in any situation and have a thirst to get into the nitty gritty of festival management, then becoming an admin intern at Nozstock could be for you. Our interns are the backbone of the festival, putting together the processes that make Nozstock work. They write content for our website and newsletters, research music, arts, films, as well as supporting us with our relationships with charity and media partners. Over the festival weekend, they provide tip-top customer service to our treasured punters. They design, they slog it and they deliver.

If you have an understanding of MS Office and/or Google Docs, as well as e-mail, some experience with personnel and budgeting, a methodical approach and strict adherence to detail, and you want a rounded production experience then get in touch. You should be friendly and outgoing, happy to ask questions and chase answers and keen to work as part of a team.

If you are up for the challenge please send a statement of your skills and experience (approx. 300 words) with a CV to work@nozstock.com with the subject ADMININTERN.

Download Admin Intern Role Description.pdf

ELECTRICS ASSISTANT
We are searching for a competent electrician to join our small volunteer team. The ideal candidate would have a range of experience and be available from for a week before and during the festival weekend. Daily tasks would include maintenance, PAT testing, safety checks, connecting stages and stall holders to power supplies with cee-form cables – keeping balance on site wiring and problem solving. The successful applicant must be good at following detailed instructions and be adaptable, and able to work under pressure. Experience with networking and CCTV systems desirable but not essential. Must be willing to work on ladders and in confined spaces. This is a fun way to put your skills to good use, learn more about events and meet a like minded group of people. To apply for the role please email your C.V and a short covering letter to work@nozstock.com with the subject ELECTRICIAN.

Download Electrics Assistant Role Description.pdf

IT ASSISTANT
We are searching for a competent IT assistant to join our small volunteer team. The ideal candidate would have a range of experience and be available from for a week before and during the festival weekend. Daily tasks would include setting up networks, IT equipment including computers and printers, working on festival electronic projects, and ensuring the production and press teams have continual support and internet access. The successful applicant must be good at following detailed instructions and be adaptable, and able to work under pressure. Experience with networking and CCTV systems desirable but not essential. Must be willing to work on ladders and in confined spaces. This is a fun way to put your skills to good use, learn more about events and meet a like minded group of people. To apply for the role please email your C.V and a short covering letter to work@nozstock.com with the subject IT ASSISTANT.

Download IT Assistant Role Description.pdf

TOOL SHOP QUARTERMASTER
Know your way around a workshop? We have a vacancy for a voluntary Tool Shop Keeper within our Construction Crew. This position would suit an experienced tradesman who is now looking for a part time project and the opportunity to develop contacts and share knowledge . Successful applicant will be a creative problem solver, organised, who enjoys helping others develop new skills and being able to immerse themselves in a project right through from design to build completion. The right candidate would thrive in a busy work environment whilst remaining health and safety conscious.

To apply send your C.V plus a short statement of your skills and experience to work@nozstock.com with the subject Tool Shop Quartermaster

Tool Shop Keeper Role Description.pdf

CONSTRUCTION WORKER
Handy with a hammer? We are looking for keen bods to join our volunteer construction team to help build the festival you love. This position would suit a tradesman who is now looking for a part time project and the opportunity to develop contacts and share knowledge. However, keen is the key so any skill level will be considered. Successful applicant will be a creative problem solver who enjoys helping others and being able to immerse themselves in a project right through from design to build completion. The right candidate would work on a range of jobs from building a full scale stegosaurus to putting down wood chip in areas of uneven ground. Our construction team work against the clock to produce Nozstock, but maintain a key eye for detail. They thrive in a busy work environment whilst remaining health and safety conscious. Ideally this is a pre-festival role with regular trips to the farm in Herefordshire required, but a limited amount of over-the-weekend applications will be considered for the right applicant.

To apply send your C.V plus a short statement of your skills and experience to work@nozstock.com with the subject Construction worker

Construction Worker Role Description.pdf


A colourful collective.
Photo: Ben Corbett