We are recruiting for a full time manager to deliver the annual Imagine! Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics for the next three years. The basic salary is £18,000 pa (plus 5% pension contribution and annual training allowance).

The Festival Manager will play a central role in delivering our annual festivals in 2023, 2024 and 2025. This is a multi-faceted role that covers a range of areas of responsibility including events programming; events production and operations management; business development; relationships and stakeholder management; fundraising and administration.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with a passion for politics and culture and 3+ years’ experience of curating, planning and delivering large scale cultural and arts events.

The Ideal starting date is Monday 4 July 2022. It is hoped that the post will continue beyond this date subject to successful fundraising.

This post has been funded by Future Screens NI, Art Work — DfC Covid Recovery Employment and Skills Initiative.


Please send your CV, completed monitoring form and a covering letter of no more than 1000 words outlining your experience and suitability for the post to hello@imaginebelfast.com

A candidate briefing and monitoring form can be downloaded below.

The closing date for receipt of applications for the above post is 12 noon on Friday 10 June 2022. Interviews will take place w/c 20 June 2022.

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