Bradford Literature Festival offers a programme of events like no other, creating exceptional discussions and debates and inviting audiences to engage directly with world renowned authors and speakers to share thoughts and opinions.
The Festival wouldn’t be possible without a group of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. From the 30 June – 9 July, over 100 volunteers will help run and deliver the festival.
Whether you have a passion for literature and the arts, are looking to gain real working experience, or you’re simply an outgoing person looking for a fun way to spend your spare time, they want to hear from you!
The roles we have available include:
- Venue Assistants
You would be an essential part of the Bradford Literature Festival. The role will involve assisting the Venue Manager in all aspects of event co-ordination including greeting the audience, taking tickets, assisting with seating and audience requirements as well as a whole host of other tasks.
- Festival Runners
Reporting directly to the core team, Festival Runners are the problem solvers and key support network of the Bradford Literature Festival, so therefore vital for the Festival! This role is varied and can involve anything and everything from standing in for other volunteers and setting up events to transporting equipment and even escorting festival guests.
- Guest Assistants
Stationed at one of their partner hotels, Guest Assistants will manage a dedicated guest liaison desk, assisting guest authors, speakers and artists. You would help guests check in and provide any information about the festival or Bradford itself. You would need brilliant need to know Bradford excellently and a passion for literature is a must, you never know which esteemed guest you might meet!
If you are over the age of 16 and can make their training meeting on the 16 June at Bradford University, they would love to hear from you!
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