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

Commercial Operations Coordinator

The Factory will need to remain open to new operational models and partnerships, while also developing pioneering commercial revenue streams to ensure that the organisation can innovate and thrive in an ever-changing world. As Commercial Operations Coordinator you will become a critical part of the team, helping to support all areas of The Factory’s Commercial programme, from live events and sponsorship, through to merchandise and branded content partnerships.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Permanent

Closing date:
18/08/2021

Head of Commercial Operations & Partnerships

As our Head of Commercial Operations & Partnerships, you will have central oversight of The Factory’s revenue performance, collaborating with various teams to deliver The Factory’s commercial aspirations. Partnering with our Creative, Finance, Marketing, Producing and International departments you will drive complex, cross-departmental projects, from IP and digital innovation, through to sponsorship, commercial events, philanthropic partnerships and fundraising.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Permanent

Closing date:
18/08/2021

Head of Events

As our Head of Events, you will have central ownerships of The Factory’s commercial events programme. Working with various partners and agencies you will deliver up to 80 events across consumer and trade expos, through to e-sports, fashion and branded entertainment experiences. Partnering with our Creative, Finance, Marketing, Music, Producing and International departments you will deliver exceptional events within The Factory that mirror the organisations creativity, while also providing valuable commercial revenue.

Location:
Manchester

Contract Type:
Permanent

Closing date:
18/08/2021

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