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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 2021, 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.

The principal responsibility of the Producer is to line-produce selected new commissions or events for MIF/ The Factory. From development of the idea to its realisation and presentation to the public, on time and to budget and where required to manage tours to co-commissioner venues or other presenters.

The Producer may be assigned a number of projects, which they will develop within the festival framework with the Executive Producer and wider MIF team.

Producer – Recruitment Pack 2020

Closing date 28 February 2020

Interviews will take place on 16 March 2020.

Second stage interviews will take place on 24 March 2020


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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