The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature relies on its volunteers to run smoothly, but volunteering also offers a unique opportunity to anyone who might be looking for hands-on experience in the event industry and/or literature enthusiasts (though to be fair the event experience will probably be more pertinent).
There are roles in several different areas, including the author signing bunfights, information desks, box office, room and area management, the festival fringe, and communications functions like social media posts and photography.
Around 300 volunteers are needed; preference will be given to those who can work some full days and anyone who will do a minimum of four shifts.
You’re promised “a lot of fun while you learn”. Anyone over the age of 16 can apply – do that here. There’s no closing date specified, but get in early …