Marketing Manager


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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.

We’re seeking a Marketing Manager to help shape our marketing strategy and engage our target audiences as we begin the journey to a year-round programme at The Factory. We’d like you to be accomplished in managing multiple projects, proficient in analysing box office and audience data and able to work to tight deadlines. You’ll create innovative and reliable marketing campaigns across the spectrum of dance, theatre, music, opera, visual arts and popular culture to maximise audience attendance, working closely with the Marketing Director and other members of the communications team, to maximise the exposure of the organisation.


Interview dates expected to be mid-late June

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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