Music has always played a major part in Manchester’s story, and the back catalogue of MIF programmes features leading musicians and composers of our time, as well as continuing the creativity and originality of Manchester’s musical forefathers.
MIF is now looking ahead to expanding its reach beyond its biennial festival to its all-year round programme at The Factory and we are now seeking a Head of Music to grow MIF and The Factory’s reputation as a leader in the field of programming, production, promotion and co-promotion of all kinds of music.
This role is vital to The Factory’s future. Born out of the history of MIF,The Factory will be a new resource for artists to make and present work at scale, in collaboration, across genres in a uniquely flexible space supported by an internationally renowned team. The Head of Music will play a pivotal role In building relationships with artists, their management and record labels.
Head of Music Job Pack – MIF
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