Shambala is a multi-award winning sustainable festival that is; powered by 100% renewable energy, plastic-free and meat and fish free. The festival’s tagline is Adventures in Utopia, shares the ethos of ‘partying like there’s no tomorrow whilst keeping a positive future firmly in focus’. The role of the sustainability team is to develop and deliver initiatives that meet environmental aims through being organised, well informed, innovative, bold, effective, engaging, fun and interactive. Good communication with all stakeholders is vital; i.e. contractors, audience, staff members, artists.
Check out www.kambe-events.co.uk / www.shambalafestival.org / www.swingamajig.co.uk
The Pre-event Opportunity:
To be immersed in all the pre-event preparations for the trader, campsite, recycling and artist engagement, undertaking research and support the creative and planning processes.
You will learn about behaviour change theories, sustainability monitoring and how to improve trader and contractor standards.
Onsite you will likely be able to get involved with;
• Liaising with teams on site to ensure sustainability standards are met
• Supporting the trader vetting process
• Monitoring and supporting campsite and recycling initiatives
• Supporting the capture of data for post-event reports
Essential personal attributes we are looking for:
• Passionate about environmental Sustainability
• Has some experience of working at festivals
This role is unpaid, with £250, travel and all food onsite covered.
This role would suit someone who already has some working history but is looking to gain experience within the sustainable festival and event sector to progress their career. There is a possibility of future paid work from this role.
An average of 4 hours a week from Mid – April to End – September (flexible with actual dates). Most work days will be with the festival team at the Bristol Office, preferably on Tuesdays, but some of this work can be done remotely with support.
Onsite dates: Sunday 30th April, Monday 21st to Monday 28th August
How to apply:
Send a CV and a WORD document containing no more than 250 words about why you would like to join the team, what you would bring to the team and what you would like to gain from this opportunity.
Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline.
Closing Date: Tuesday, 11 April, 2017 – 17:00