Artist Liaison Officer, Manchester International Festival

Artist Liaison Officer, Manchester International Festival

  • 10th April 2017
  • Full time
  • Paid (£20k-25k)
  • David Fox recruitment@mif.co.uk

To apply for this role please follow the instructions on our website carefully – http://mif.co.uk/about-us/work-with-us/

The role involves managing the accreditation and welcome pack strategy during the Manchester International Festival in 2017. This will be in conjunction with the rest of the Artist Liaison team.

Tasks

•    To manage all accreditation for the festival staff and production teams
•    To create and produce the welcome packs, with itineraries for each member of the visiting productions
•    To ensure that the information is distributed throughout the city for the guests on arrival
•    And other general Artist Liaison duties, including but not exclusively meeting guests at the train station or airport; support with the purchase and distribution of riders across the festival site; supporting the wider Artist Liaison and Front of House festival staff across the sites; ensuring that any Production requests are dealt with in a timely manner.

Personal Specification

Essential:
•    Proven experience of working in a similar capacity on large scale art projects and events.
•    Strong administration, planning and organisational skills
•    Strong IT skills including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
•    Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
•    Positive and enthusiastic attitude
•    Commitment to achieving high standards
•    Ability to work on his/her own initiative as well as part of a team
•    Self-motivated with a confident approach to dealing with challenging situations
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•    Diplomacy and discretion
•    Able to work evenings and weekends
•    Knowledge of Manchester and particularly the city centre

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