Callout for Pole Fair Festival Assistants (now closed)

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Callout for Pole Fair Festival Assistants (paid role)

We’re looking for a number of freelance Festival Assistants to help with the smooth running of the Corby Pole Fair. Festival Assistants will be the first port of call for audiences, performers and community groups throughout the day, acting as a key link between them and the production team.

As a Festival Assistant you will be either stationed in a specific area or given a specific task, working alongside at least one volunteer who may change during the day, roaming event managers and either stationary or roaming security.

The Corby Pole Fair takes places on Friday 3rd June running from 6am to approximately 9.30pm, and Festival Assistants will be required to work at least an 8 hour shift during this time (with appropriate breaks). Festival Assistants will also be required to attend a briefing session in the evening during the week before the event, for which they will be paid.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please get in touch as soon as possible on or 0536 267895.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Providing a warm and friendly presence at the fair
  • Encourage engagement with the activities
  • Be able to troubleshoot minor issues
  • Understand the background of the fair and knowledge of the artists/groups in your area
  • Be able to point customers in the direction of further information or other elements of the festival
  • You will be the main point of contact as Festival Assistant for the event so an understanding of the festival as a whole is required
  • Reporting any incidents/accidents to the Event Manager

Person Specification

  • Be available for the full run of festival activity
  • Be friendly and approachable with great customer service skills
  • Be willing to take responsibility and use initiative to help solve problems
  • Have good common sense and good local knowledge
  • Be flexible and confident
  • Be confident using a radio

Rate of pay

£10p/h and refreshments will be provided

How to apply

Please send a brief summary of your relevant experience and a paragraph explaining why you would like to do the role to with the email subject ‘POLE FAIR FESTIVAL ASSISTANT’.

Equal Opportunities

Made With Many is committed to equal opportunities. We are working to achieve diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. In support of this, we have an access budget available to disabled artists delivering aspects of our programme. If you require additional support to complete this contract, please outline these in your application. Any such requests will not affect the outcome of our decisions. If you require additional support in making an application, or would like this information in an alternative format, please contact the office by emailing or calling 01536 267895.

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Last updated 24th May 2022

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