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Showground Reception Assistant

Team: Showground Reception

Job Title: Showground Reception Assistant

Location: Fairford, Gloucestershire

About Us:

We are a Charitable Trust Enterprise whose mission is to promote the Royal Air Force, to support its people now and into the future, to encourage air-mindedness and the aviation-related education of youth. We achieve this, primarily, through the staging of the Royal International Air Tattoo, the Royal Air Force Concerts and the giving of grants to satisfy the Trust's objects.


About the role: 

The Showground Reception Assistant is part of a team of approximately 25 staff and volunteers. We are the first point of arrival for contractors, suppliers, exhibitors, traders, caterers, and aircrew arriving by road. 
 
Main Responsibilities will include: 

  • Pass issue and control of passes for entry into the event 
  • Joint responsibility for the layout and maintenance of Showground Reception, search lanes, car park, and signage 
  • To assist in coordinating activities with Security and the appropriate RIAT departments to maximize quality and speed of service to all visitors 
 
What commitment is required? 

Showground Reception Assistant (1-10) - Approximately nine days, Sunday - Tuesday
 
Why volunteer at the Air Tattoo?

  • On-site accommodation for the period that you are volunteering 
  • Three meals a day in one of our onsite diners 
  • Two complimentary tickets for the Air Tattoo  
 
Next Steps: 
 
Interested applicants should complete an application form which can be found HERE.

“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Former Formula 1 Racing Driver

“Probably the most complete air show I’ve ever been to!”

Al Worden, Apollo 15 Astronaut

“This is THE best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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