Join the Team

Applications for festival weekend volunteers will open soon. Read the terms and apply here.  Scroll below for longer term festival roles.

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 nine-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!


Short Term

Weekend volunteer positions

We are looking for volunteers to help us over the weekend and have lots of different roles available including bar work, customer service, litter picking, sales and stewarding.

Weekend volunteers – find out more and apply here 

Decor volunteers

If you’d like to apply for 2016’s team please check back in January.

Media crew (photographers + filmmakers)

If you’re camera savvy and fancy helping us document Nozstock this year then please complete this application with a link to your portfolio.

 


Long Term

Walkabout Assistant – volunteer

If you’re organised and love interacting with people, Nozstock would like to hear from you. We are looking for a confident, passionate, friendly and professional volunteer to assist the walkabout performance manager. This role would suit someone who has an active interest in theatre and the arts, who has a good eye for untapped talent and can negotiate with people from all walks of life. A crucial 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. This is a great role to gain experience in creative event management and develop your people skills. 

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

Download Walkabout Assistant Role Description.pdf

Administrative Intern – volunteer

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 

Stalls Assistant – volunteer

If you have superb negotiation skills and love finding the next big trend, then perhaps you should be bringing your skills to Nozstock? Our stalls team puts together an eclectic array of festival stores to keep our demanding visitors happy. They research, haggle, build relationships, gather paperwork and can converse with anybody. Over the festival weekend, they provide tip-top customer service to our treasured traders. They are utterly patient, helpful and no task is too much trouble.

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 real festival 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 STALLSASSIST. 

Download Stalls Assistant Role Description.pdf

Video Coordinator – volunteer

We get some amazing applications from filmmakers seeking experience, to come and document Nozstock. From fly-on-the wall docs to classic promo videos, there’s a wealth of visual splendour and some funny soundbites to be got during the festival over the weekend. If you are a filmmaker looking for production management experience, being our video coordinator may be the role for you. You should have a keen eye for great camerawork and be intent on capturing some of the festival yourself over the weekend, while supporting a team of volunteers, selected from shortlisted applications of your choosing. As well as being meticulous about the process, getting quality footage and doing tight edits, with full delivery of hi-res files to youtube uploads, you should revel in seeing your audience enjoying the results of great video.

If you’re interested, send a CV and cover note to work@nozstock.com with the subject VIDEOCOORD.

Download Video Coordinator Role Description.pdf

Electrics Assistant – volunteer internship

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 – volunteer internship

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 Keeper – volunteer internship

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.

Tool Shop Keeper Role Description.pdf

Construction Worker – volunteer internship

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.

Construction Worker Role Description.pdf

 

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