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Festival Coordinator, Words Weekend (Fane Productions)
Our sister company Fane (www.fane.co.uk) is looking for a experienced, proactive individual to join their rapidly expanding and vibrant team as Festival Coordinator on Words Weekend, Fane's brand-new spoken word festival.
Main duties are:
- to work with and support the Artistic Director with the production and programming of a varied and diverse series of festivals across the UK.
- to work alongside Artistic Director to build relationships across the industry including but not limited to publishers, editors, agents, venues, and community groups to embed Words Weekend in the UK and build towards an international portfolio.
Fane's ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of previous experience coordinating festivals or literature and spoken word events. They are looking for someone with a passion for culture who can build on their existing network of contacts and further develop their interests across literary and multiple art forms to help plan and deliver high-quality festival series in line with Fane and Words Weekend’s artistic vision.
You must have excellent admin, production and organisational skills. This role will
mean planning and delivering multiple festivals concurrently and will require
outstanding time-management and prioritisation skills.
Fane is a leading live events producer with three principal areas of business: producing and touring bespoke spoken word events with authors and public figures at the top of their profession, producing festivals and one-off events; and, short seasons at multiple venues.
This role is based in Fane's offices in Haymarket, London. Working hours are 9.30am – 6pm, Monday to Friday, but there will be an expectation to work some evenings and weekends as required. Salary will depend on level of experience, Fane also offers an annual performance bonus and an attractive benefits package.
To apply, email your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to email@example.com and please ensure that you include “Festival Coordinator (Words Weekend)” in the subject line of your email.
Closing date for applications is Friday 10th January 2020
Due to the high volume of applications we receive for all our vacancies, regretfully we cannot always reply personally to everyone who applies, or provide feedback on individual applications. If your application to a recent job vacancy has been successful, then you will usually hear from us within 2 to 3 weeks of the closing date.
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