Festival Stewards

Festival Stewards: Work at the best events with Pitman’s People…

Are you looking for a part-time job filled with fun and challenges? Our Festival Stewards get to be a part of some of the most exciting festivals of the summer.

The best training

Pitman’s People have worked on events with capacities of up to 500,000 attendees. We’ve been working in the events industry since 2001 and have supplied teams of Event personnel since 2009. Our training is the best in the business and we make sure that our staff enjoy their work and have fun when they’re on site. We work differently to our industry peers as we have unique internal training and promotions systems. Our festival staff are enthusiastic, trustworthy and utterly reliable. As a Festival Steward you’ll be trained on procedures and policies by our in-house trainer.

Meet the public

Festival Stewards need good people skills. Your job is to keep people safe, informed and to help give them the best experience possible. You’re the first person guests will come to if they need help or assistance. You get to work with a great team of like-minded people and experience entertainment at the most coveted festivals. You also get great job satisfaction and the experience will really make your CV stand out.

Start your experience

Pitman’s People are providing festival stewards to the biggest and best festivals, concerts, sports events and fundraising events of the year. We need ambitious, personable, fun-loving and friendly staff to join our team. Help us to provide the best possible guest experiences whilst also creating your own adventures.

If you think you’d like to join our team of Festival Stewards get in touch today and find out which opportunities are available.

FAQs – Pitman’s Festival Stewards

How do I register with Pitman’s People?

Send us your details here

What sort of jobs do you offer for Festival Stewards

We offer temporary and permanent positions in the events industry

Does is matter how much work experience I have had?

It help if you have some relevant experience, but the key qualities we look for are enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism.

Is there a charge for registering with Pitman’s People?

No, there’s no charge for joining the team.

What happens once I’ve registered?

We’ll contact you and invite you for an interview.

How can I be assured of confidentiality and know that my CV will not be sent out without my permission?

We keep all client details on our secure database. We never share employee details with other parties.

What do I do if I have a complaint?

Contact your HR Manager. We always take staff complaints seriously and do our best to resolve he problem quickly.

What information do I need to provide to register for temporary work?

We’ll need a current CV.

What are the pay rates for festival stewards?

These rates vary depending on the position.

How am I notified of assignments?

Via email, text or phonecall.

What happens if I cannot go to work?

Contact us via phonecall or text at least 4 hours before you start

How do I know what hours I have worked?

You get a payslip once you have worked and you will see all the hours.

What if I am temping but really want permanent work?

Let us know your availability and we’ll work around this.

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“I’ve worked as a festival steward every year since about 1997 – it’s brilliant! I love it!”

Ben, Steward

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We’ve supplied Festival Staff to the following events:

  • Love box
  • Glastonbury
  • V Festival
  • Global Gathering
  • Party in The Park
  • T in the Park
  • London Fashion Week

Festival Steward Job Vacancies


Pitman’s People specialise in building marquees and event structures and we’re recruiting for new marquee, event and labour crews.

Be part of some fantastic events around the UK! Last year we worked on the London Olympics 2012, Wimbledon, F1, V-festival, Wireless festival, LFW and the Chelsea flower show.

We are offering 2 – 6 months festival steward work over the summer /seasonal contracts (April-December) and at the end of the season possible full time contracts to successful candidates could be offered. Whether you’re looking for a short term contract or a career, Pitman’s People welcomes the right candidates.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Being part of a successful team
  • Meet new self-motivated people like yourself
  • Working in some fantastic locations
  • Work towards becoming a crew chief
  • Weekly pay
  • A career opportunity
  • Training provided
  • Work an average of 40 – 70+ hours per week


  • You must be physically fit
  • Prepared for hard work
  • Willing to work long hours (10-14 hour days)
  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Work well as a team player
  • CSCS card a bonus
  • Full Legal right to work in the UK (No Student Visas)
  • You will need to have your own steel toe cap boots

This is a great career opportunity for people to learn new skills, to learn a new trade or just have an enjoyable summer job for 6 months. There is a clear progression scheme and we are committed to training and investing in you.

Starting rate for no experience is £8.10 p/h. This is reviewed at the end of your trial period of 200 hours.

Rates range from £8.10 – £13.00 p/h.

Expected weekly earnings of between £250 – £450 + per week depending on hours worked.

Get in touch now to find out more