Manchester International Festival seeks Venue Director

Closing Date: 20 November 2020

Manchester International Festival

Location: Manchester

Remuneration: £70,000+


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MIF’s programme of work has grown considerably over the past years as it transitions from a bi-annual festival of 18 days to running a year-round programme of work in a large-scale venue which is open 364 days a year. Alongside the venue based programme of new commissions, international presentations, exhibitions and music gigs, the programme will include commercial events, a public programme of talks and conferences and a busy Creative Engagement programme. All of the work will be underpinned by a Skills and Training programme. MIF produces a significant international touring programme and will continue to run the biennial Festival.

As a member of the Executive team, this role will provide the visionary leadership required to realise a world class arts venue – accountable for venue management and operations, visitor experience and staff ethos and overseeing the transition into The Factory including the development of the operating model.

The role will provide line management to Technical Director, Director of Producing, Transition Project Management and other venue orientated senior roles as required and set out as part of the organizational development work in progress.

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Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Manchester International Festival on this appointment.

Candidates should apply for this role through our website using code EAFAPB.
For information regarding the role or queries on how to apply please call Saxton Bampfylde Ltd directly on 0207 227 0800.

This role closes at 12pm (noon) on 20 November 2020.