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Boomtown Management Roles




Free hot & cold drinks

Hourly Rate

Hourly rate starting from £11.09 (£9.90 + £1.19 holiday pay) per hour, with management rates available on application depending on experience


Camping is available


One meal token per shift

Available Roles

Management Roles

Shift Info

8 - 12 hour shifts (between 3 & 6 shifts across the duration of the event)

Location: Temple Valley, Winchester SO21 1HW

Arrival Date: Mon 8th August 

Departure Date: Mon 15th August 

Shifts: 8 – 12 hour shifts (between 3 & 6 shifts across the duration of the event)

About: Boomtown is a city like no other! A spectacle that eclipses reality, pulls in theatre, escapism, community & creativity…What’s not to like about that?

Lineup: Boomtown are keeping their line-up under wraps until the last minute in 2022…

Roles and Responsibilities: 

Gate Managers, Deputy Gate Managers, Gate supervisors, Event Control Loggers. 

We are looking for supervisory and management level staff to join our existing gates and volunteer management team. This team is integral to ensuring that customers have an excellent experience as they arrive, during the event, and as they start their journey home. We have a large volunteer team who work alongside security and other agencies to keep our customers informed and safe throughout. As one of our management team you’ll ensure that staff and volunteers are briefed, protocols are upheld and contribute to making Boomtown a world-class event.

Applicants must have previous gate management or stewarding supervisory experience. Please highlight your relevant experience in your application form. 

Due to the nature of the event, there will be long shifts on busy gate opening days, and then more relaxed shifts over show days allowing you to take some time to enjoy the event. Pay Rate varies depending on the level of seniority of the role, and applicant’s experience but all of our roles are offered as a minimum of Real Living Wage. Roles are available on either a PAYE or Freelance basis depending on the applicant’s preference. 

Available Roles:

Gate Managers

Our gate managers take overall responsibility for running one of our public entry gates. You will lead a multi-disciplinary team of staff, security and volunteers. Your role is to ensure that all goes smoothly, and our policies and protocols are upheld. You’ll have a keen eye for detail and be able to motivate your team to ensure gates run smoothly and the public have a great arrival experience at the festival.

Deputy Gate Managers

Working alongside the gate manager you ensure that all aspects of the public gate operation is running smoothly. You’ll work alongside the gate manager to ensure that gates are ready for opening to the public, to brief staff and to cover for the gate manager when appropriate.

 Gate Accreditation Supervisors

You will supervise teams of staff who are involved in accrediting the public and directing them through the gates system. You will help ensure your team follow their briefings, stay motivated and they get support and rest breaks.

 Event Control logger 

Located within event control alongside representatives from each organisation present at the festival – the police, all the security firms, other stewarding providers, the traffic coordinators, and the festival bronze and silver command. Our logger will act as a bridge between our operation and other agencies to help facilitate the smooth running of our team. This role requires previous experience of working in a control room environment. 

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Skills and Experience:

  • You must have previous steward supervisor, festival gate supervision or management experience to apply for these roles
  • Enthusiastic, polite and super confident
  • A loud voice will be handy
  • A good level of spoken English
  • A love of working in the great outdoors!

Candidate requirements:

  • You must be a UK resident or have the right to work in the UK
  • You must be able to provide at least two references from previous employers

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