Casual Event Coordinator, The Lowry

Casual Event Coordinator – £8.21 per hour (£9.20 per hour with holiday pay) plus staff benefits

The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed visual and performing arts centre situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting culture and media destinations.

Quays Culture is a cultural programme generated through a consortium of partners who are leading the way in the fields of digital media, broadcasting, education, business, sport, arts, culture and heritage. The aim of the programme is to enrich the location of The Quays, making it a visitor destination through a programme of arts and cultural events. Partners include BBC North, The Lowry, IWMN, Salford University, Peel/MediaCityUK, Salford City Council, Trafford Borough Council, Manchester United and Lancashire County Cricket Club- (www.quaysculture.com).

We are looking for Casual Event Coordinators to work on a winter artwork installation; Lightwaves 2019, running from6-15 December 2019. As a Casual Event Coordinator you will supervise, support and enhance the public experience, operational delivery, and effectiveness of the winter artwork installation of the Quays Culture programme.

The role will require you to act as an ambassador for Quays Culture. You will be required to communicate well with the general public, handle queries and provide information and customer service in a welcoming manner, supervise the event and ensure the safety of the public.

The successful candidate will have previous event coordination experience, good communication skills, experience of providing customer service of a positive and welcoming nature and a positive and adaptable approach to problem solving.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Wednesday 30 October 2019 at 4.00pm.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack from www.thelowry.com/jobs.

The Lowry is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from people from a BAME background or those who are disabled, as they are currently underrepresented in our workforce. If you have any questions about this role and how to apply, please contactrecruitment@thelowry.com

Applicants must have good availability during the event period 6-15 December 2019.