Audience Advisors (freelance) – MIF21


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Closing Date – 25 January 2021
Interviews – 02 February 2021

Audience Advisors (freelance) Brief MIF21
If you’re interested in being part of MIF and The Factory please apply via this form.

MIF invites great artists from across the globe to create extraordinary new work for the Festival, which is staged every two years at venues and found spaces across Manchester. Our future home is The Factory, a world-class cultural space being built in the heart of the city, where we’ll present a year-round programme and artists will be able to develop work of huge ambition and scale that they might not be able to anywhere else.

We’re looking for a number of Audience Advisors to work with us in 2021. This role is about championing Manchester International Festival (MIF) and The Factory (MIF’s future ‘year round’ home), whilst shining a light on the amazing things groups, individuals and artists are doing in your local community.

You’ll be passionate about the difference arts and culture can make in your community, and have the skills to create links with a diverse range of people that could benefit from our opportunities.

We are looking for people who are good communicators, enthusiastic and able to work independently and creatively working with the MIF team to develop strategies and opportunities to engage our city.

As a Freelance Audience Advisor you will work closely with members of MIF’s Marketing and Creative Engagement teams to:
 Build relationships with individuals, organisations and communities in creative ways to help us communicate and engage with audiences
 Develop ideas and strategies to engage your community
 Develop bespoke communications and campaigns
 Seek out organisations/groups that would be good to partner with MIF
 Host cultivation events
 Keep your community updated on The Factory and its opportunities
 Recommend local artists and events that you think we should know about
 Facilitate an exchange of knowledge about your community, highlighting what issues are affecting people

If you’re interested in being part of MIF and The Factory please apply via this form.

We look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions or want to discuss the role please get in touch at

Closing Date – 25 January 2021
Interviews – 02 February 2021

Please see job pack for Terms and further info Audience Advisors (freelance) Brief MIF21

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