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Festival Project Manager, Homotopia Festival

Deadline: 5:00pm on Tuesday 25 April 2016.

Hours: 30 hrs p/w, usually over 4 days
May – November 2016 30 hours
£8840.00 (£22,100 pro rata)

Homotopia champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. The organisation produces year round engagement programmes and an internationally renowned arts festival every November.

We are looking for an exceptional & proactive individual for a new position of ‘Festival Project Manager’. This is an exciting opportunity to join a unique cultural organisation with an international profile.

The role will provide organisational, curatorial and administrative support, coordinating the preparation & supporting the delivery of the Homotopia Festival in Liverpool November 2016.

You will be part of a highly skilled team and will be based between the Homotopia office and occasionally work on site at various performance venues.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic, self-starter with strong initiative & an interest in cultural diversity.

It is essential that the applicant has;
Strong computer skills & knowledge of digital communications, mailchimp, CMS etc
Has experience of working in an arts organisation or an arts related industry environment
Has experience of project management and delivery

General duties to include;
Festival/project/marketing, event & curatorial support,
Low level fundraising, advertising & sponsor liaison
Organising audience & market research with volunteers
Manage social media
Supporting the production team throughout festival period

The post will be based at the Homotopia office in central Liverpool. This is a part time contract over 6 months which will include some evening and weekend work at events.

To apply for the post please provide a CV and covering letter detailing your suitability, match to the person specification and reasons for applying for the post..

Email your covering letter and CV to: Gary Everett

Deadline for applications is 5:00pm on Tuesday 25th April 2016. Shortlisted candidates should be available for an interview on Tuesday 3rd May

Homotopia is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England.
We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates.