Below you can find a brief description of the tasks that each individual committee handles. We hope that this makes for an easier choice when applying. Some committees require a special background or field of expertise, but for the majority the key requirement is that you are friendly and service-minded. As a volunteer, you interact with artists and audiences alike, so you and your behavior is key to maintaining our renown as a friendly and intimate festival. If the information available here does not answer any questions you might have, please contact the individual committee-leader or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jazz-store (Ticket- and effect-sales) Informing the audience about, and offering guidance related to, our lineup is equally important to selling tickets. As a ticket-seller, you will always be in contact with the audience, and as such, we are looking for positive, service-minded coworkers. Before the festival begins, you will receive a briefing on the lineup, as well as training in the ticket- and payment-software we use. You will work either the early or the late shift, and the work-location will be at one of our ticket offices at PLASSEN or in the main street, or in one of the stands located downtown if selling festival-effects. Experience from sales would be a bonus. A friendly and service-minded attitude is key.
Stand-rentals This committee administrates everything surrounding the rental of spaces for stands in the main street, and is a very important service station for all our lessees. The members of this committee are located in their offices in City Hall, or running between the stands in the main street.
Restaurant In the eateries at PLASSEN, as well as in the festivals own sponsor-events, it is possible to work as a volunteer with tasks such as food-/beverage-sales and cleaning. You have to be at least 18 years old to work in this committee. Experience from this line of work is a plus, but not required. Working hours vary from early morning to late nights.
The press center This committee is responsible for receiving acccredited press and ensuring that their working conditions are as good as possible during the festival. Local knowledge of the Molde-area and a knowledge of PR-work would be a plus. Work hours vary, and split into two shifts. The press center's regular opening hours are from 09:00 to 21:00, and is located on the second floor of Quality Hotel Alexandra.
Accreditation Accreditation are responsible for issuing passes to all volunteers, musicians, guests, press and sponsors. In addition to being positive and friendly, it is important that you have good computer skills and can handle somewhat hectic workdays. The committee is located in the festival-administration's offices at PLASSEN, and starts operating from Saturday before the festival opens.
ICT ICT are responsible for commissioning, decommissioning, maintaining and providing support on Moldejazz' IT-systems during the festival. The committee is located at PLASSEN during the festival-week.
Musicians Relations This committee is responsible for waiting on the artists during their stay in Molde - all the way from their first arrival until they depart again. As such, the work hours are highly varied. During the festival, we will assign you to a specific venue, while the committee's secretariat are located on the second floor at Quality Hotel Alexandra.
Artist-transportation Responsible for transportation of artists and guests. For this committee we are looking for serious and experienced candidates. Having a certificate for larger vehicles than a regular car is a plus, but not strictly required. Varied work hours. The committee's secretariat is located on the second floor at Quality Hotel Alexandra.
Accommodation This committee administrates accommodation of the festivals production-team and volunteers, and are responsible for cleaning and commissioning / decommissioning of said accommodations. Offices during the festival: Second floor at Quality Hotel Alexandra.
Catering For the catering committee we need people that can perform simple tasks in a kitchen, bartenders and drivers. The work is a times hectic, but takes place in a very friendly environment. A large part of the staff will be located in the production-kitchen, with some assigned to Romsdalsmuseet. Work hours are mostly during the daytime and split into several shifts.
Rig This committee works with assembling and disassembling the various venues, and as such requires people for tasks before, during and even after the festival. Some of the tasks are physically demanding. Work hours vary, and we need staff from early morning to late night. The committee's offices are located in Idrettens Hus.
Production crew The production crew is a coordinating link between Moldejazz and the production company Molde Forum. The majority of the work takes place during the planning-stage before the festival. During the festival, the production crew has an office at Idrettens Hus and in Årødalen. You cannot apply for this committee.
Audio & lights Moldejazz employ professional audio and lighting technicians at all events, but we also accept applicants that already possess a little bit of knowledge in this field or want to learn more about sound/lighting production. An amazing opportunity to learn!
Transport prod. This committee is responsible for transporting all the technical material during the festival, and as such are operative before, during and after the festival itself. The drivers work shifts and are based out of Idrettens Hus. The committee utilizes trucks, forklifts, wheel loaders and regular cars, and as such, we are looking for candidates with the appropriate driving/handling licenses. You can also apply if you do not have the required licenses but want to work with loading/unloading equipment.
Security Security at our events organize entry and ticket-control, access to emergency escape exits, and also function as a service- and information-point for our audiences. A security officer is responsible for the security team at the individual venues, and work hours correspond to event-times. The police must pre-approve all applicants, and you must be at least 18 years of age to apply. The committee's secretariat is located at PLASSEN.
Sponsorservice Sponsorservice is responsible for ensuring that sponsors can carry out their events according to their contracts. Tasks include hosting for the individual sponsor and their guests. The committee also has a secretariat for the sponsors, with opening hours Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00. The committee is located at PLASSEN. Info Info is responsible for call-center services for the entire festival during the week, informational stands at various spots downtown, and information on the internet and by SMS as well as through other internal and external channels. The call-center is located at PLASSEN during the festival, and doubles as the offices for this committee. The committee also handles all distribution of the Moldejazz program, fliers and posters during week 29.
Signs and profiling Tasks include responsibility for signs and profiling-elements tied to the festival-week. At all venues we are dependent on providing clear and correct information to the audience and this committee ensures that all informational elements are in place. The committee needs candidates for assembly/disassembly before and after the festival, but also works in shifts during the festival-week. The committee is located at Idrettens Hus.
Environment This committee is responsible for Moldejazz' environmental work, and is crucial for our status as Miljøfyrtårn. They work with maintaining and developing eco-friendly measures, continuing our ecological food-concept "Grønn mat til blå toner", and administrate Miljøpatruljen who ensure a clean and nice festival-area. The committee organizes all sanitation for the festival. The committee is also responsible for parts of the work-environment during the festival-week by preparing the festivals offices both at Quality Hotel Alexandra (second floor) and at PLASSEN (second and third floors). The committee administrates and maintains the festival's internal reporting-system. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com