Manchester International Festival is grounded in our city and engages with the world. We aim to reflect the great diversity of Manchester, and our planet, in all aspects of our work – artists, audiences, staff, participants, board members, and partner companies. We invite and welcome input on how we can do this effectively from the many individuals and communities with whom we aim to work in ever more exciting ways. John McGrath, Artistic Director and CEO, Manchester International Festival + The Factory

Current job vacancies

Digital Marketing Assistant

We’re looking for a social media whizz to join the Digital and wider Communications Team to assist in producing, publishing and maintaining high quality digital content across all Manchester International Festival’s digital channels. Our Digital Marketing Assistant will be a good communicator with an excellent eye for detail, able to optimise distribution and ensure our delivery is constantly on brand.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Fixed Term

Closing date:
05/09/2018

Digital Production Coordinator

We’re looking for an excellent communicator with good planning and organisational skills along with some experience of project management to support the Digital Director in the delivery of key initiatives, research, production and communications as we lead up to the MIF19 and the Factory. You will work across the organisation embedding digital and technological experiments across everything we do.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Fixed Term

Closing date:
05/09/2018

Executive Projects Coordinator

We’re looking for a highly-organised, exceptional communicator with proven people and client management skills who is able to influence and negotiate confidently with people from all backgrounds on an individual level and in group settings. The Executive Projects Coordinator will provide support to the Managing Director around all aspects of their work particularly supporting her (and other members of the Executive) to develop, co-ordinate and plan Special Projects. Examples of some of these projects include The Factory Visitor Welcome, F&B and Public Realm and fundraising with The Factory Trust.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Permanent

Closing date:
05/09/2018

Management Accountant

We’re looking for a Qualified Accountant to join our Finance team and support the development of MIF’s financial model as well as working with budget holders across the organisation to enhance their overall knowledge and understanding of departmental budgets and forecasts. You should be a proactive, professional team player with good interpersonal and communication skills and be experienced at producing Management Accounts.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Permanent

Closing date:
05/09/2018

Festival Square Coordinator

This role will play a central part in bringing Festival Square to life, coordinating all aspects of the design of the site (including a brand new structure to replace the iconic pavilion tent) working closely with design partners (OH OK and MMU) and the architectural team (Paloma Gormley and Nicolas Henninger). We’re looking for someone with the ability to stay calm under pressure, with experience in coordinating and running ‘festival’ sites, and the ability to take a leading role in ensuring the health and safety of the site for all – contractors, staff and visitors. An opportunity to be at the very heart of the Festival!

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Fixed Term

Closing date:
05/09/2018

Guest Relationship Manager

In addition to ticket buyers and visitors to our free events, we extend our welcome to a range of colleagues around the world. This role will help us host a number of activities in addition to the core artistic activity of MIF and manage a large number of relationships across the organization, from artists, to invited guests, collaborators and supporters. The Guest Relationship Manager should have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively. We’re looking for a great communicator to liaise with people from all backgrounds at an individual level and in group situations including excellent networking skills.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Permanent

Closing date:
05/09/2018

Production Administrator

The Production Administrator role provides support to MIF’s Producers, working with the most exciting global artists, helping them to create and develop ambitious new work across the spectrum of dance, theatre, music, opera, visual arts, popular culture. We’re looking for someone who is organised, able to manage multiple priorities proactive and is a good communicator with meticulous attention to detail, and will be integral to the success of the Festival.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Fixed Term

Closing date:
05/09/2018

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