Outdoor Venue Managers 

The role of the Outdoor Venue Manager (OVM) is to ensure the smooth running of their assigned location by managing and liaising with the relevant participants to ensure a safe and fun time is had by all.


All Hootie Venues will have at least one VM on duty at all times who is ultimately responsible for their allocated zone. 

  • At least one Venue Manager must be present in a designated zone at all times during the festival.

  • Be fully familiar with the layout of the venue.

  • Liaise with the relevant people assigned to their area of responsibility. Security, Technicians, MCs, Bar manager, etc

  • Be aware of the roles that volunteer teams perform within your zone.

  • Ensure security and volunteers are provided with refreshments.

  • Seek the appropriate assistance from other teams should problems arise.

  • Be familiar with the procedures outlined in the Emergency Procedures document.

  • Liaise with security to take the appropriate steps should an emergency arise.

  • Where appropriate, monitor the food and refreshment outlets and assist should any problems arise.

  • Delegate tasks to other team members as required.

  • The VM should also make themselves known to the teams in the smaller locations within their designated zone and understand the tasks and duties performed by these teams.