Your responsibility will be to receive the audience and check identity cards/documents as well as register our delegates, authors and artists separately. There are four separate spaces allocated for registration of audiences, authors, press and delegates and you’ll be working alongside our ticketing and registration partners to ensure this process is carried out smoothly. You’ll… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Volunteer 2017
One of the most stimulating albeit most challenging departments, this job requires meticulous time keeping and organisational skills. Our self-motivated volunteers are responsible for taking care of our authors’ travel itineraries, having them picked up and dropped to and from specific locations and making sure their accommodation is ready for their arrival. Last year, we… Read more »
Volunteers working at the Information Desk will be required to literally know-it-all. But without the attitude of a know-it-all! You’ll need to know the venues and schedule like the back of your hand and keep up to date with any programme changes. Volunteers will also be responsible for welcoming audiences as they enter Diggi Palace… Read more »
Your main responsibilities will be to make sure your assigned venue is ready prior to every session and help your Venue Manager with managing the crowds and any other task that may arise. There are a total of 7 sub-venues, all with simultaneous sessions taking place. As with most other roles, you’ll need to be… Read more »
Volunteers in this department will receive the author(s) and ensure they are prepared and at the venue for their session. You will be based in the Authors’ Lounge, offering warmth and hospitality and ensuring the age-old Indian adage ‘Atithee Devo Bhava’ (‘the guest is God) by making sure our authors are comfortable and relaxed. You… Read more »
Each venue has a dedicated book signing area where speakers will arrive following their session to sign books for their legions of fans. It will be your job to make sure the area is ready and equipped with everything required. You will also need to make sure orderly queues are formed and that the signings… Read more »
Volunteers are assigned different venues where they will coordinate with the venue managers, technical staff and the sponsorship team to make sure that branding as promised to sponsors is displayed correctly. This is a great opportunity for Marketing students or those with similar experience
Press and media volunteers will be based at the Press Terrace where they will work closely with the Festival PR team to coordinate interviews with the speakers. You will also be responsible for assisting media persons with any festival related queries. Please note that volunteers should not represent themselves as representatives of the Festival under… Read more »
Volunteers will be responsible for ensuring the set up of the Music Stage and sound checks are carried out according to schedule. Music Stage Volunteers will also be the Artist Liaisons for the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. They will manage the artists and the venue as well as make sure the backstage area is neatly… Read more »
This is a crucial department for the Festival and you will be the eyes and ears of ZEE JLF by ensuring there is smooth coordination and interaction between the security guards, bouncers and the audience attending the Festival and the Music stage where artist security will take prime precedence. The Security Volunteers will assist their… Read more »
Every year at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, we showcase our very own library and bookstore. Book inventory, helping the audience locate their next read, manning the bookstore as well as making sales will be your responsibility. Volunteers in this department will also be required to sell books at the book signing events.
Volunteers in the department will need to ensure our lounges are stocked with refreshments, venues provided with adequate bottles of waters and meals laid out on time. Volunteers will also need to help manage crowds during peak hours. This is an ideal role for hotel management and hospitality students or people with a related background.