Marketing Assistant


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Manchester International Festival (MIF) is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events, staged every two years. From 2020, as well as producing a biennial festival, we will also run The Factory, a new state of the art building and producing organisation in the heart of Manchester.

Organised and self-motivated, our Marketing Assistant will have excellent communication skills and be enthusiastic about furthering MIF’s relationships with audiences and networks locally, nationally and internationally furthering the Festival’s current reach. You’ll have the skills to write for social media and have a good understanding of its landscape, as well as a keen eye for detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.


Interview date – 10 April 2018

Manchester International Festival operate an online application process. However, if you have any specific accessibility requirements (such as printed forms/Job Packs) please contact the Festival Office 0161 8174500 to discuss or email

The online application form will require you to complete the following:
equal opportunities data, personal information, employment history (incl dates, duties & reasons for leaving), qualifications and training history (incl. dates & level of certification as applicable), two references with contact details, a statement outlining why you have applied and why you believe you are a suitable candidate for this position and what particular qualities and experience you would bring to the post if appointed. We advise you to have this information ready before beginning your application.

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