Press & PR Manager


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Press & PR Manager – Recruitment Pack 2022

This role will communicate the vision, ambition and activities of The Factory/ MIF to the media, leading innovative press campaigns to deliver positive press coverage regionally, nationally and internationally

Working as part of the Press & Communications teams to support the delivery of a phased communications strategy for The Factory/MIF spanning pre-opening, opening, and post-opening to enhance the organisation’s reputation and profile, and support audience development objectives

Actively contribute to the overall planning and strategic direction of the Press & Communications department and overarching audience strategy.

You can apply online via the Submit your application button at the top of the page

Or you can upload a video response HERE Please keep videos no longer than 8 minutes, you will need to complete the EQUAL OPPS AND CONTACT DETAILS FORM along with this so we can get in touch with you regarding the role if needed.

If you prefer to use an offline application or encounter technical difficulties, please see the word version of the form here – MIF Job Application Form – Press & PR Manager (downloadable word version of form)

Salary £30-32,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Closing date 20 January 2022

First round interviews will take place across early-mid Feb 2022

Press & PR Manager – Recruitment Pack 2022

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.

    • 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.

If you have any specific accessibility requirements (such as printed forms/Job Packs) please contact the Festival Office 0161 8174500 to discuss or email

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