Company offers ‘dream job’ to go to festivals all summer and earn £ 7,500

If you were planning to cram in as many festivals as possible this summer, one company is offering you the chance to get paid for it too.

Skiddle, the ticketing company based just outside Preston, is looking for a festivals reporter to cover events on almost every weekend through the summer.

The wage for the part-time role is £ 7,500, with work starting on May 12 at the Highest Point festival in Lancaster.

There you’d be expected to cover acts including Clean Bandit, Basement Jaxx and the Kaiser Chiefs

It would then wind up with Creamfields North at Daresbury in Cheshire, where the likes of Above & Beyond, Bicep and David Guetta will be appearing ..

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You’d also be required to cover Parklife in Manchester, boasting sets from 50 Cent and Megan Thee Stallion, on June 11 and 12.



Bluedot at Jodrell Bank

And then there’s Bluedot at Jodrell Bank from July 21 to 24, with the inimitable Bjork.

Not only that, but all travel expenses are also covered, along with meal costs.

Here are the full festival dates that the successful candidate will be covering:

Highest Point, Lancaster – May 12 to 15

Dream Valley, Kent – May 28

Creamfields South, Chelmsford – June 2 to 4

Parklife, Manchester – June 11 to 12

One Out Fest, London – June 18

Retro In The Park, Burnley – July 2

Kubix, Sunderland – July 9

Bluedot, Macclesfield July 21 to 24

Belladrum, Inverness – July 28 – 30

Rock The Mote, Kent – August 6

Garage Nation Outdoor Fest, London – August 13

Weyfest, Farnham – August 19 to 21

Creamfields North, Cheshire – August 25 to 28

You can find details of the full job description and how to apply here…

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