2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July

The National Festival of Making are recruiting Event Hosts

30th July 2021

We are looking for passionate & driven individuals with an interest in or who already have experience in live outdoor events for paid Event Host roles.

Event Hosts will assist Architects of Air & The National Festival of Making with the hosting and delivery of ‘The Dodecalis’.

We are looking for people with…

  • An interest in or experience in live outdoor events, arts, culture, theatre & production
  • Great English language communication & team working skills
  • The ability to take on physical tasks, which will involve some physical actions, as well as engaging fully with the general public

The contracted role involves:

  • Supporting the producers & internal event teams with the flow of visitors & guests
  • Interacting with the general public
  • Working with the Architects of Air technical team to inflate & deflate the Dodecalis structure (full briefing given)
  • The delivery of general health & safety measures/ pre-show information to all visitors
  • Taking general direction from the Architects of Air Event Managers
  • Assisting the monitoring of flow of visitors inside the installation 
  • Assisting the monitoring of health & safety violations within the installation

Further Details and Application Guidance:

All Event Hosts must be aged 18 or over and must be available on the 18th August for the briefing and each of the following days for a full or half-day:

Wednesday 18th August 2021

Thursday 19th August 2021

Friday 20th August 2021

Saturday 21st August 2021

Sunday 22nd August 2021

All roles available are paid.

To apply, please send a recent CV or LinkedIn to info@festivalofmaking.co.uk and a brief cover letter highlighting your skills and abilities in accordance with this role. If you are successful you will be issued a contract for services during the period at an agreed fee.

Deadline for applicants: Monday 9th August 2021



2019 Trusts & Foundations

The National Festival Of Making Delivery Team

National Festival of Making is supported by the Arts Council England, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Brian Mercer Trust and Foundations and Partners. This project is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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