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We are currenly recruiting a Festival Co-ordinator at Didsbury Arts Festival to assist in developing the 2017 festival, see below for more details.

Festival Coordinator (Freelance)

About Didsbury Arts Festival: Didsbury Arts Festival is a volunteer-led, multi-arts festival, celebrating creative culture in Didsbury, through working with local, national and international artists. DAF is a biennial event and the next festival will take place on the following dates: 24th June - 2nd July 2017. Since 2009 this community-led festival has been bringing the town to life with a rich programme spanning two weekends of visual art, music, theatre and fun. Since 2015 a small paid team have been brought on board to support the work of the volunteers.

Suitability: This role would suit a recent graduate with a passion for the arts and with experience of organising events who wants to gain further experience of arts management.

Responsible for: To assist the Festival Director with the coordination of the festival programme, ensuring that logistics and requirements are managed effectively in the lead up to the festival and that all events run smoothly.

Fee: £3,500 flat fee - including expenses.   

Period of contract: 3rd October 201614th July 2015.  1-2 days per week increasing over the festival period to cover certain events during the 9 days of the festival. Additional days and weekends may also be required during busy periods leading up to, and during the festival.

Closing date:  19th September 2016

Interviews:  W/C 26th September 2016

Download the full job description with details of how to apply here


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