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Manchester International Festival (MIF) is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events, staged every two years. From 2020, as well as producing a biennial festival, we will also run The Factory, a new state of the art building and producing organisation in the heart of Manchester.

As a Designer you will deliver creative solutions for the 2019 Manchester International Festival (MIF) as part of our in-house design studio.

We seek enthusiastic candidates with eagerness to both learn and contribute with a problem solving approach. There will be an emphasis on producing engaging typographic executions so an enthusiasm for and typographic flair are vital. A keen eye for detail and a willingness to take on new challenges is essential.

DESIGNER – job description

For this role you will need to submit a PDF portfolio of your work alongside the online application form.

Manchester International Festival operate an online application process. However, if you have any specific accessibility requirements (such as printed forms/Job Packs) please contact the Festival Office 0161 8174500 to discuss or email

The online application form will require you to complete the following:
equal opportunities data, personal information, employment history (incl dates, duties & reasons for leaving), qualifications and training history (incl. dates & level of certification as applicable), 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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