Tough Mudder Scotland


Applications are now open. Updated 16:30 28/05/24.

About the event
Tough Mudder creates hardcore obstacle courses designed to test your all around strength, stamina, and mental grit. With the most innovative courses and millions of participants worldwide to date, it is the premier challenge series in the world. This isn’t just an event – It’s a calling.

Job description
Join our energetic team, where your responsibilities will include dynamic tasks such as wayfinding, supporting participants on some of the obstacles, participant registration, some elements of the site build and being an encouraging face for participants on the way round the course. Embrace the excitement of a role that varies throughout the day, offering opportunities for teamwork and adaptability in a fast-paced environment where every contribution makes a difference.

Due to this event's location, all staff must be able to drive (or have someone who can drive) to site and back. The closest train station is a 26-miles away, which would take around 50 minutes by car, 3 hours by bus or 10 hours walking. You must be able to get a car to this venue.

The details
When is it? Saturday 15 June 2024
What are the shift times? 6am - 6pm

Where is it? Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 4AQ
What will I be paid? £12.82 per hour + £12.82 for travel expenses, within 2 weeks of the event

Other information

Is there good public transport links? No.

Is there bike parking? Yes, there will be public onsite cycle parking.

Is there car parking? Yes, there'll be car parking onsite. We'll confirm shortly if this will be free parking. If it's not, you'll be able to claim parking fees back from us afterwards.

Are meals provided? Yes.

Is this role open to anyone? Yes, anyone can apply but due to the event's location you must be able to drive (or have someone who can drive you) to the site for 6am. We cannot make it any clearer how isolated this venue is.

Is uniform provided? Yes, you'll be given a bright orange MVP (Most Valued Player) t-shirt and baseball cap and this must be worn as the outermost layer. You're recommended to wear sensible, comfortable shoes as you'll be on your feet all day. Open-toed shoes are not allowed. For warm/sunny weather, we recommend breathable, sports clothing and sunglasses. For colder weather, layer up with waterproof clothing, a warm hat and gloves.

Do I need to bring anything with me? Roles throughout the day will be varied and some roles will be course-based. For these, you're recommended to bring a camping chair if you'd like one, as one won't be provided. You can also bring along a wireless (waterproof!) speaker if you want to spruce up your time marshalling on the incredible course.

You should also bring extra snacks to keep you going through the day; a thermos or flask to fill-up at the volunteer/staff tent and keep with you; and food/refreshments if you have any dietary requirements (vegetarian and some vegan/gluten free options will be available)

Do I need to have specific experience to apply? No, any customer-facing experience would be great though - all we need is for you to be energetic (don't worry, you won't be taking part), adaptable and infectious smile.

Is there training that needs to be done beforehand? No, but there may be a virtual briefing a couple of days before to run you through the logistics of the day and a full briefing pack will be provided.

Is accommodation provided? No.

Is travel reimbursed? You'll have £12.82 added to your final pay to cover travel expenses.