Liverpool Biennial, LB2021 Festival Guides

LB2021 Festival Guides

Salary: £17,606 PA

Hours: 37.5 per week (Wednesday – Sunday)

Contract Type: Temporary, March – June 2021. Final start date and dates of employment TBC.

We are now seeking to engage a group of 12 temporary full-time Festival Guides, who will provide a high quality mediation and interpretation service to our in-person and virtual visitors, making them feel welcome, engaged and safe. These posts have been designed to offer entry level jobs to anyone interested in working in the arts. Shifts will be spread across 5 days Wednesday – Sunday. You’ll receive a full digital induction on the festival and artworks, plus training on the logistical and practical ways to make visiting Liverpool Biennial a safe, enjoyable and memorable experience.

Our ideal Guide is someone who is passionate about contemporary art and who will enjoy working in a non-conventional, informal and fast paced environment, where no two days are the same. Full training will be given in all necessary measures to keep you and our audiences safe, and you will be provided with the correct Personal Protective Equipment to enable you to work confidently and safely.

Application packs can be downloaded here or by email from jane@biennial.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm Monday 22 February 2021 and interviews are expected to be held on 3 March and 5 March. First interviews will most likely take place over Zoom.


Diversity and inclusion are core values at Liverpool Biennial. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community, including applications from people of colour, Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, people who identify as being LGBTQIA+ and others of any age who demonstrate the ability to contribute to our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

If you require this application pack in another format, or you’d like to discuss applying in an alternative format to the application form, please contact jane@biennial.com

We look forward to hearing from you!