A unique opportunity to join the Harrogate International Festivals has arisen with two vacancies focused on our literature programmes and delivery including the award winning Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival and our Berwins Salon North programme.
Literature Festivals Manager (Maternity Cover – c. 14 months from May/June 2017)
Salary £27,000 – £31,000 depending on experience
We are looking for a motivated, entrepreneurial and organised event manager with experience of cultivating and managing a range of key stakeholders including high level sponsors and partners.
This role is integral to the success of the literature programmes and supports the team to manage and deliver the Festival’s varied portfolio of annual literature events. The role requires a dynamic and practical individual with very strong commercial acumen and first rate time management & people-management skills. This role will also involve work across the wider organisation, encompassing the full portfolio of year round events as needed.
This is a full time post for approximately 14 months. Download the Job Description.
Literature Festivals Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover – 9 – 12 months from May/June 2017)
Salary £16,000 – £21,000 depending on experience
We are looking for a flexible, responsible co-ordinator who will support the Literature Festivals Manager on the preparation and delivery of the Festival’s varied portfolio of annual literature events. This role will also involve work across the wider organisation, encompassing the full portfolio of year round events as needed. The role requires a self-motivated and practical individual with experience of marketing and sales alongside first rate time management and organisational skills.
This is a full time post for between 9- 12 months. Download the Job Description.
- Both roles will be extremely demanding and will include evening and weekend work.
- You will require a current full driving license and access to an appropriately insured vehicle.
Deadline for applications is 17th April with interviews to be held w/c 24th April.
To apply for either of the posts please download and complete the Application Form and send it with your current CV and a cover letter which outlines your suitability, why you wish to work at Harrogate International Festivals and any other supporting information you feel relevant.
You can submit your application by post or email to: Sharon Canavar, Chief Executive, Harrogate International Festivals, 32 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1DB or email firstname.lastname@example.org