Over the past few years we’ve been establishing Your City Festival as a hub of live music and industry opportunities for artist in Stoke-on-Trent and the surrounding areas. We’re focussed on creating an event that brings local artists and aspiring industry professionals closer to the wider music industry. Our volunteer opportunities are key to this mission and we feel privileged to work with you as instrumental team members who form the backbone of our festival.
Volunteers are given free Full-Shebang (all three days) tickets to enjoy the festival and we offer a full reference and advice provided that roles are fulfilled over all days of the festival and conference.
HOW TO APPLY
We are looking for friendly people with a passion for music, who are reliable, confident and organised. If this is you check out some of the roles we have for Your City Festival below and how to apply.
ROLE: ARTIST LIAISON, STAGE MANAGEMENT & STEWARDING
• You will be expected to work for 4.5 hours max per day. Outside of that you are free to enjoy the festival • Meet and greet artists as they turn up to the venues and distribute artist packs • Oversee and manage stage timings within the venue throughout each day • Assist with changeover of props/equipment • Help with loading in and out • Represent the festival by stewarding and giving the public help & information
A full brief will be given to volunteer crew prior to the event start
Volunteer crew will be give 1 x Your City Festival Volunteer Crew t-shirt to wear throughout the weekend plus a AAA pass
For anyone who can volunteer on all three days of the festival, we will also give you free entry to next years event
Volunteer crew will also be provided with a meal each day from the Longrest - Boardgame Bar and Cafe
In addition, volunteers will be given bottled water and soft drinks throughout their shift plus beer tokens to redeem during the festival
• Excellent people skills
• Excellent time-keeper
• Good problem solver
Available all day - 2nd, 3rd, 4th June 2022 (Potentially needed in the run up, week beginning the 30th May)
All interviews will take place in May. Application deadline is Sunday 29th May. All applicants to send a short cover letter/email to firstname.lastname@example.org and fill in this form: