11th & 12th June 2022

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



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The National Festival Of Making Delivery Team

The National Festival of Making is supported with funding from Arts Council England and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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