Get paid to attend festivals this year by applying for Skiddle's 'Best Job Ever'

The lucky candidate will be paid an attractive salary to attend and report on thirteen epic music festivals, happening throughout the spring and summer of 2022

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 23rd Feb 2022

Imagine being paid a salary to travel around the UK, stopping off at some of the biggest and most sought-after live music festivals that take place throughout the spring and summer months... Snap out of that daydream, friend, because that fantasy just became a reality! It's time to polish up that CV, kick that monotonous day job to the curb and apply for the role of Skiddle's official Festival Reporter in 2022. 

Nope, this is absolutely not a drill. Applications for what is assuredly the world’s best job are now being taken, with one very lucky prospective Skiddle employee gaining the opportunity to dance, sing and make new acquaintances at thirteen epic music festivals this year. All whilst being paid a rather attractive salary. Cha-ching! 

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On the lengthy list of events, taking place between May and August, is Lancaster's premier open-air spectacle, Highest Point, where the lucky individual can expect to witness expert performances from the likes of The Verve frontman, Richard Ashcroft, electronic pop outfit, Clean Bandit and British rock icons, Kaiser Chiefs. Other destinations include Kent's Dream Valley, the first-ever edition of Creamfields South in Chelmsford, Manchester's Parklife, set to host world-renowned rap talents and DJs the likes of 50 Cent, Megan Thee Stallion and Bicep, Bluedot Festival, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival and Creamfields North in Cheshire, celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary with its biggest lineup ever, where the run of festivals will end. See the full list of festivals and the dates on which they run, below (Click on each event below for more details)...


Highest Point - Williamson Park in Lancaster | Thursday 12th - Sunday 15th May 2022

Dream Valley - Venue to be announced in Kent | Saturday 28th May 2022

Creamfields South - Hylands Park in Chelmsford | Thursday 2nd - Saturday 4th June 2022

Parklife - Heaton Park in Manchester | Saturday 11th - Sunday 12th June 2022

El Dorado - Eastnor Castle Deer Park in Ledbury | Thursday 30th June - Sunday 3rd July 2022

Kubix Festival - Herrington Country Park in Sunderland | Saturday 9th July

Bluedot - Jodrell Bank Observatory in Macclesfield | Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th July 2022

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival - Belladrum Estate in Inverness | Thursday 28th - Sunday 31st July 2022

51st State - Venue to be announced in London | Saturday 6th August 2022

Weyfest - Rural Life Centre Tilford, Surrey in Farnham - Friday 19th - Sunday 21st August

Creamfields North - Daresbury in Cheshire | Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th August


So, what are the specifics of the job? What experience do you need to apply for this temporary role and what exactly is expected of a festival reporter? 

The part-time position has been tailored to suit those with a creative streak, those who have a keen eye for producing fun, exciting and engaging content and, obviously, those with an undying passion for live music. We are looking for someone with a friendly, outgoing and confident character to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime experience, to capture memory-making moments, seeking out the very best of each event, with content gathered set to be used and published across Skiddle’s social platforms. 

The cost of entry to each festival will be covered by Skiddle with other expenses including travel between each event and meals per day, also financed by Skiddle. 

If spending the festival season, hopefully being bathed by the warm summer sun, surrounded by great music and like-minded people sounds right up your street, then this is most certainly the job for you! Don't hesitate - get your application in today and prepare for what could be one of the most unforgettable roles of your life. Seriously, this is the stuff of legends.



Click or tap - HERE - to read the full job description and apply for the position of Festival Reporter. Good Luck!



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.








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