Creative Engagement Assistant


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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.

MIF are looking for two Creative Engagement Assistants to join the team. To provide administrative and production support for MIF’s Creative Engagement Department. The Creative Engagement team look after the participation, community engagement and talent development activities at MIF. Thousands of people take part in Manchester International Festival, both during the Festival and year-round, getting involved in creative activities, helping to shape our programme and developing their skills and experiences.

Salary £18-22,000 (dependent on experience)

Creative Engagement Assistant – Recruitment Pack 2021

Closing date 24 September 2021

First round interviews will take place on 12 October 2021

Second round interviews will take place on 22 October 2021

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 – Creative Engagement Assistant (downloadable word version of form)

    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.

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