NEWS | Fancy Earning £15,000 To Go Camping? Find Out How To Enter Here


Hipcamp, the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays, is coming to the UK and is looking for a star candidate for its Best UK Summer Job position, and anyone can apply. Read on to find out more.

The company, which counts celebrity Jay Z as an investor, is on the hunt for a Brit with a passion for exploring the great outdoors to camp and glamp the length and breadth of the country, discovering, reviewing and sharing some of Hipcamp’s most unique and beautiful UK stays.  

The winning candidate will receive a summer salary of £15,000, a daily stipend, as well as complimentary stays at 15 of Hipcamp’s best camping and glamping sites for the duration of the 30-day journey. 

Hipcamp CEO Alyssa Ravasio says: “It’s no secret that since the pandemic, more Brits than ever are choosing to holiday at home rather than travel abroad. Our launch in the UK allows us to get more Brits enjoying the best outdoor stays on their doorstep, and to mark this exciting moment, we’re giving one lucky winner to experience the best the UK has to offer, completely on us!” 

How does the competition work?

Starting today, May 17, 2022, any adult UK resident can apply for the role with a 90-second or less video here.

It’s then over to the British public to vote for their favourite. 

The top 6 entries (based on votes, creativity, and technical ability), will be announced as contest finalists on July 5, 2022. All finalists will be encouraged to further push for votes and appear in local media to encourage their hometowns to vote for their entry online before voting for finalists officially closes July 19, 2022. 

The winner will be announced on July 26, 2022, and they’ll begin their UK travels on Aug. 1, 2022.  

Find out more about the Best UK Summer Job competition.  

What are you looking for in a successful candidate?

Brits will determine the best of the best by voting for their favourite candidate here.

Hipcamp will choose a winning candidate from the finalists based on an interview, along with the following criteria:

  • 40% creativity
  • 40% technical/on-camera ability
  • 20% votes

Full contest rules and regulations can be found here.

Where to next?

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Shell loves all things travel and outdoors and is a nature-loving, comfy-camping kinda girl. Shell started the Camping with Style blog after a serious snowboarding accident which left her with a broken back. Despite this she used the outdoors and healing power of nature to aid her recovery and she continues to spend time outdoors whenever she can.

From open water swimming, snowboarding and kayaking to hill walks and meditation, Shell shares her travels and microadventures here on the blog and in various publications she’s written for, Shell has a particular interest in promoting wellbeing and the many benefits of nature therapy.

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