SpareParts Festival – Programme Manager

Job opportunity for a talented Programme Manager with SpareParts Festival . Are you passionate about helping to transform the cultural landscape in the North of England? SpareParts is a unique transport inspired festival created in Fleetwood. It has developed out of an innovative partnership between Fleetwood Festival of Transport, LeftCoast and Wyre Council.

After a successful strategic touring pilot in 2017, the project was further developed with Arts Council England, Crewe Town Council, Sandbach Transport Festival and Cheshire East Council to create SpareParts: Accelerate; a three-year touring programme reaching four festivals in 2019 and an ambition to reach five transport festivals in the North West by 2020.

The SpareParts Programme Manager will have a pivotal role in the growth and development of SpareParts Festival. The role requires energy, initiative and strong organisation skills. It is a great opportunity for an individual to network themselves comprehensively into the Outdoor Arts circuit in the UK and build experience.

Festival Dates 2019 –
Sandbach – Sunday 14 April
Oldham – Saturday 8 June
Crewe – Saturday 6 July
Fleetwood – Sunday 21 July

This role is undertaken as a fixed term freelance contract from 1 st March 2019 to 1st March 2020. It is offered for a fixed fee of £21,600 (approximately 12 days per month). Hours may increase in the immediate run up to each festival and decrease during interim periods.

For more information please download the SpareParts Festival Programme Manager Brief

Closing Date: Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 12pm