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2018 MICRO INTERNSHIP

 

In summer 2017 we opened our first Micro Internship position, offering valuable work experience and training across all areas of our campsite. Now, we’re ready to start talking about 2018.

 

We’ll be looking for two Micro Interns to join us in July 2018 to spend some time with us at our Gloucestershire based office, before heading up to Edinburgh Festival Camping from late July to beginning of September. The internships are a paid position, and the successful applicant will be someone looking for a career in tourism, hospitality and/or events.

 

  • Get practical and relevant work experience on the job
  • Become a member of the management team
  • Highly sought after and transferrable customer services skills
  • On site social media marketing and communications
  • Spend time with us in our Nailsworth based office for full pre-event training
  • Manage and lead a team of volunteers
  • Opportunity for post-event guest blogging and website content creation to build your Portfolio

 

The role on site will vary from providing customer services, assisting with staff training, helping create the site, leading the Front of House and housekeeping teams, and helping with the operational tasks needed to create the campsite.

 

Candidates must be self-motivated, team players with the ability to prioritise and lead a small team of volunteers. Attention to detail and an understanding of is essential.

A mind that is stretched by a new experience, can never go back to its old dimensions.

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

 EVENTS

Both volunteers and Interns will work at Edinburgh Festival Camping in 2018.

 

The Volunteer Programme will be in it’s fourth year, offering an opportunity for people to volunteer for four hours per day in exchange for accommodation during the prestigious Edinburgh Festivals. Open for the duration of the Festivals, our campsite attracts visitors and performers from all over the world.

 

Volunteering opportunities: 28 July – 29 August 2018

Campsite open to guests: 2 – 27 July 2018

 

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VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering is a wonderful experience. It provides a great opportunity to get work experience in a new industry, learn new skills, make contacts and meet new friends.

 

WHY VOLUNTEER?

 

  • Learn new skills
  • Gain ‘on the job’ experience in event management and customer services
  • Add to your C.V.
  • Meet people from all over the world
  • Have an opportunity to explore your interests with like-minded people
  • Be part of a team and a community
  • Get free accommodation at world class events

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MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in volunteering with us or applying for our Micro Internship, please email us and we’ll add to you to mailing list to receive further updates once they are available.[/vc_column_text]

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