Festival Coordinator: WoW Fest

Role – Festival Coordinator

Salary – £21,000

Hours – 9:30-5pm

Want to be involved in an international reaching festival? Want to meet award-winning writers and high profile, artists? Want to be a part of vital conversations? Then we want you. We are looking for a Festival Coordinator to work in collaboration with our senior membership staff to help facilitate and implement our acclaimed annual festivals WoWFEST and Black History Month.

What are we looking for?

  • Are you passionate?
  • Hard-working?
  • Approachable?
  • Looking for a challenge?
  • Excited to bring fascinating discussions to Liverpool?

We are looking for someone to lead on administrating and delivering our annual festivals across the city region. Working collaboratively with our leadership team and marketing departments you will be required to-

  • Set up venues & coordinate with team members on site
  • Organise ticketing systems
  • Assist in the setup of marketing campaigns including
    • Social Media Campaigns.
    • Print Materials
    • Website Content
    • Press Releases
  • Liaise with artists and partners to create events
  • Work professionally alongside high-profile artists
  • Make an impact culturally and locally through the work you will do

If you are passionate about words, diversity and inclusion, and eager to make a positive impact, this job is for you.

Why WoW?

A centre of Liverpool’s cultural landscape Writing on the Wall is LCR’s Arts Organisation of the Year, putting people’s voices at the centre of our work. Through workshops, projects and conversations we believe that writing can help change communities and enrich lives.

As a part of COoL Collective, we are at the centre of Liverpool’s culture sector and involved in projects across the region, from installations to festivals including our acclaimed WoWFEST.

What is WoWFEST and Black History Month?

Liverpool’s first literature festival, WoWFEST brings together fascinating stories, unheard communities and vital conversations across events and discussions over the course of May.

Featuring incredible artists and speakers such as: Jo Brand, Ken Loach, Noam Chomsky, Jeremey Corbyn, Irvine Welsh, Laura Bates, Marlon James, Levi Tafari, Akala, Joelle Taylor, Elif Shafak, Amrou Al-Kadhi, Ben Okri, Nikesh Shukla, Lady Phyll, Maxine Hong-Kingston.

Alongside WoWFEST we have a month-long festival in October for Black History Month, celebrating Black talent as well as learning Black history and sharing Black creativity.

Be a part of the conversation, Join WoW.

How to Apply?

To apply please download the application packs from www.writingonthewall.org.uk/work-with-wow and email the completed forms to applications@writingonthewall.org.uk

Deadline for applications is: 5pm Sunday 3rd October 2021 (applications arriving by post or email after this time will not be accepted)

Interviews will be held on Zoom on Wednesday 20th October