Cultural tourism co-ordinator, Marketing Lancashire

Deadline: Friday 5 February 2016. Part-time.

Lancashires Cultural Story

Lancashire attracts over 63 million visitors who contribute £3.68 billion to the local economy and help support over 56 thousand jobs (STEAM 2014). Cultural events are a primary driver for visits to the county and we want to strengthen the relationship between our cultural ambition, image-making and the visitor economy to firmly establish Lancashire’s reputation as a cultural destination on a national and international platform, engaging new audiences through distinctive and inspiring cultural experiences.

Over the next 12 months we are working in partnership with arts organisations and Local Authorities across Lancashire to uncover ‘Lancashire’s Cultural Story’, a shared vision that will deliver greater cultural coherence and visibility as well as inspiring new artistic products, programmes and packages that will enable us to promote the quality of our offer and raise our cultural profile to win new audiences and visitors.

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and self–motivated, freelance individual or organisation to co-ordinate and deliver this programme. Key roles will be:

Co-ordinating activities relating to project planning, implementation and administration, including programme scheduling, contracting / commissioning of artists, marketing activity, and development of a cultural tourism toolkit.

Applicants are asked to submit their CV, along with a covering letter which outlines how they meet the experience and requirements set out within this brief. The tender submitted will also need to include all expenses including hourly rates, travel mileage, etc. A maximum fee of £13,000 is available for this work and it is anticipated that services will be delivered flexibly, on a part time basis,

A full brief can be downloaded from here.

Deadline for submission of applications is close of business on Friday 5th February 2016. Submissions made in writing should clearly state ‘Lancashire Cultural Tourism Project’ and be sent to:

Justina Ma, Marketing Lancashire, Farington House, Lancashire Enterprise Business Park, Centurion Way, Leyland, PR26 6TW or via email justina@marketinglancashire.com

Interviews will take place 23 February 2016.

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