Director of the Halifax Festival
We require a dynamic and engaging entrepreneurial person, with energy, enthusiasm and a passion for the role arts and culture can play in town centre redevelopment. The job will be based at Square Chapel Trust in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The Halifax Festival is supported by a wide range of partner organisations from Halifax and also has the support of Calderdale Council which has committed further funding for next year's festival.
We are looking for a creative and practical individual who has the ability to communicate and work with a myriad of people and organisations at every level and to show leadership and confidence in the future of the project.
You will need to be well educated and have some experience of fundraising and leadership; preferably in an arts organisation, and be a confident and hardworking communicator with integrity and a determination to succeed.
This post is offered initially part-time (22.5 hrs per week) for 7 months from 6 January to 31 July 2014. (The post may be renewable subject to funding). Salary is at £30,000 p.a. (pro rata).
Please down load the full job application pack from the Halifax Festival website here
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Monday, 18th November 2013.