Jobs & opportunities

Buxton International Festival is made of a small, passionate and dedicated team working all year round. We would love for you to join us to help inspire a new generation.

Volunteer Steward

Help bring live performances back!

Buxton International Festival is looking for volunteers to help us host a COVID-19 safe, socially distanced Festival from 8-25 July.

The Festival Volunteers are the smiling and welcoming face of the Festival, greeting and seating ticket holders, and supporting the staff team to deliver the
annual celebration of creativity in Buxton.

Benefits of being a BIF volunteer:
• Enjoy the buzz of the Festival
• Grow your social circle and meet new people
• Access free training and enhance your personal skills, knowledge and experience
• Volunteering is good for your mental and physical health
• Get to see some of the BIF events
• Work as part of the awesome BIF team
• Be able to say “I was part of that”

Volunteer training will be provided online and in person in the weeks leading up to the festival.  For more information click here, and to view the Volunteer Steward Job Description click here.


Student Internships

If you’re looking for a creative, artistic experience this summer then come and join our  intern team. Gain experience of working within the arts and events industries, develop new skills and meet new people.

The placements will run from 5 July – 28 July in Buxton.

Being a Festival Intern can be a hugely rewarding experience that will help you on your way to a great job in the arts. Past Festival Interns have gone on to work in a variety of settings including Wembley Arena, The Lowry Theatre and Buxton International Festival!

Click here Buxton Festival Interns 2021 for more details and for information on how to apply.