Head of Touring


Contract Type:
Fixed Term

Closing date:

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.

Much of MIF’s work is co-commissioned with a range of partners around the world and this role will work to extend the active life of commissions by taking over the management of projects following their commissioning performances and actively seeking and managing presentations around the world. This role will also actively pursue potential commercial opportunities and opportunities around international training and skills development.

Head of Touring Job Pack

You are encouraged to take up the offer of a confidential conversation with our recruitment consultant Angela McSherry before applying. Please email her on angela.mcsherry@blueyonder.co.uk to arrange a good time to talk.

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 recruitment@mif.co.uk

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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