Working at Hay Festival

The festival is put together by hundreds of people coming together to build the site, produce the show, welcome our guests and spread the word. If you'd like to be part of it all, please join in.

Ice creams in the sun on Hay Festival site

Hay Festival - Donors Relations Manager (Maternity Cover)

Maternity Cover - 1 day a week – 6 month fixed term contract with possible extension - £30k pro-rata

An exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic individual to join the Hay Festival Development Team. The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for managing Hay Festival’s Patrons and Benefactors membership schemes and researching new corporate membership and legacy opportunities.

You will have a good understanding of the private fundraising sector and excellent interpersonal and presentation skills to be able to deal with donors and negotiate gifts at a high level.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification below

To apply please send a current CV and covering letter to Adrian 

Closing date: Monday 2nd September 2019 - midday

For further information about the role please contact Maggie

Job Descriptionand Person Specification

Gŵyl y Gelli - Rheolwr Cysylltiadau Rhoddwyr (Cyfnod Mamolaeth)

Cyfnod Mamolaeth - 1 diwrnod yr wythnos –contract cyfnod penodol o 6 mis gydag estyniad posibl - £30k pro-rata

Cyfle cyffrous i unigolyn profiadol a deinamig i ymuno â Thîm Datblygu Gŵyl y Gelli. Mae’r Rheolwr Cysylltiadau Rhoddwyr yn gyfrifol am reoli Noddwyr a Buddiolwyr Gŵyl y Gelli, ac am ymchwilio i aelodau corfforaethol newydd a chyfleoedd etifeddiaeth.

Bydd gennych ddealltwriaeth dda o’r sector codi arian preifat, a sgiliau rhyngbersonol a chyflwyno ardderchog i allu delio â rhoddwyr a thrafod rhoddion ar lefel uchel.

Gallwch weld Disgrifiad o’r Swydd a Manyleb Person isod 

I wneud cais, anfonwch CV a llythyr eglurhaol at Adrian 

Dyddiad cau: Dydd Llun, 2 Medi 2019 – hanner dydd

Os hoffech ragor o wybodaeth am y rôl, cysylltwch â Maggie

Disgrifiad o’r Swydd a Manyleb Person

Seasonal jobs

In the run up to each year's Festival we advertise for short-term staff to fill various roles on site. These include site crew to assist with the build, maintenance and deconstruction of the site; box office staff; a Front of House team; and catering staff to work directly with the food and drink concessions on site. If you are interested in working at the 2020 Hay Festival, please check back here from autumn 2019.


Each year a large team of volunteer stewards help to keep the Festival running like clockwork. Many return year after year, meeting up with old friends and making new ones. Apply to steward at Hay Festival 2020.