Community Partnerships Manager


Contract Type:
Fixed Term

Closing date:

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.

The Community Partnerships Manager will play a central role in ensuring The Factory has a key civic role and function in Manchester. They will lead on the development of a range of strategic partnerships to ensure The Factory is a useful and functional space for communities as well as a creative venue.

Salary £30-35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Community Partnerships Manager – Recruitment Pack 2021

Closing date 17 December 2021

First round group interviews will take place across w/c 10 January 2022

Second round interviews will take place across w/c 17 January 2022

Please use the Submit your application button at the top of the page to apply.

If you encounter any technical difficulties or require an alternate format, please see the word version of the form here – MIF Job Application Form – Community Partnerships Manager (downloadable word version of form)

This role is supported by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, putting communities at the heart of The Factory.

    The online application form will require you to complete the following:
    equal opportunities data, personal information, employment history (incl dates, duties & reasons for leaving), 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.

If you have any specific accessibility requirements (such as printed forms/Job Packs) please contact the Festival Office 0161 8174500 to discuss or email

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