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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.
This role will oversee the recruitment process and management of temporary staff working backstage and FOH during the 2019 Festival. This will involve coordinating the application process for temporary technical, artist liaison and FOH staff on shows and sites for the 2019 Festival, creating and administering a database of all applications, manage the contract process for temporary staff and oversee the screening and selection process of a high volume of applicants.
EVENT AND STAFFING COORDINATOR – job description
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.
To apply please fill in our application and equal opportunities forms