Jobs at the Book Festival

Vacancies

Box Office Assistant - Summer 2019

Contract: Temporary, 12 June to 28 August 2019

Rate of pay: £9.00 per hour, paid weekly in arrears by bank transfer (plus holiday pay).

This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who wish to build on their existing customer service and box office skills in a high-pressure festival environment. Excellent customer service and communication skills, a willingness to learn and adapt quickly and an ability to work effectively as part of a small team are essential for this role.
 
Closing date: Friday 12 April, 5pm

Interviews: weeks commencing 29 April and 6 May

How to apply for Box Office Assistant position
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Box Office Assistant - June 2019

Contract: Temporary, 12 June to 5 July 2019

Rate of pay: £9.00 per hour, paid weekly in arrears by bank transfer (plus holiday pay).

This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who wish to build on their existing customer service and box office skills in a high-pressure festival environment. Excellent customer service and communication skills, a willingness to learn and adapt quickly and an ability to work effectively as part of a small team are essential for this role.
 
Closing date: Friday 12 April, 5pm

Interviews: weeks commencing 29 April and 6 May

How to apply for Box Office Assistant position
Download Box Office Assistant job description
Apply for Box Office Assistant position

 

Box Office Assistant - August 2019

Contract: Temporary, 5 August to 26 August 2019

Rate of pay: £9.00 per hour, paid weekly in arrears by bank transfer (plus holiday pay).

This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who wish to build on their existing customer service and box office skills in a high-pressure festival environment. Excellent customer service and communication skills, a willingness to learn and adapt quickly and an ability to work effectively as part of a small team are essential for this role.
 
Closing date: Friday 12 April, 5pm

Interviews: weeks commencing 29 April and 6 May

How to apply for Box Office Assistant position
Download Box Office Assistant job description
Apply for Box Office Assistant position

 


Information about temporary Festival staff recruitment

We employ over one hundred dedicated and enthusiastic temporary staff each year including short-term staff during August and longer term staff from April/May to September. We expect hard work, commitment, an interest in the arts and a positive, enthusiastic attitude. In return you get a fantastic learning experience that is loads of fun and the opportunity to make valuable contacts. Additional perks include discounted books and access to some of the world's greatest author events. Because of the huge number of applications we receive, and the relative shortness of the contracts, relevant experience is a must.

Please be aware that:

  • We are unable to contribute to accommodation, living and travel expenses.
  • We do not appoint without interview.
  • All candidates will be asked to show evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK if selected for interview.
  • We do not accept speculative applications for positions which are not listed on this page.
  • We do not offer work experience, internships or volunteering opportunities.
 
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