Festival Co-ordinator: Glasgow International – Fixed Term

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Job Description Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art (more commonly known as GI) is a biennial city-wide, multi-venue Festival that takes place over 18 days in April/May in every even year. Established in 2005, the festival has witnessed impressive growth over the last few editions in particular. For the 2018 festival 90 projects were staged through the city across in 78 venues attracting 244,320 visits, with 97% rating their festival experience as good or very good. The Festival Coordinator works closely with both the Festival Manager and Director to ensure that the operations and administration of the festival runs smoothly. This pivotal role is critical to managing the open programme of the festival, and the successful candidate will need to have exceptional administrative and communications skills, dealing with enquiries from people organising projects within the open programme, as well as general enquires that come in. It is important that they will have a working knowledge of contemporary art and the arts sector. Nearer to the festival time, the Festival Coordinator will arrange the festival hub, and work closely with the Festival Manager to ensure that key tasks are done on a day-to-day basis. We value diversity and inclusion and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from BAME groups who are currently under-represented in our organisation. We offer a range of employee benefits such as an opportunity to join the Strathclyde Pension Fund, generous holiday entitlement, annual leave purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, staff discounts (including Glasgow Club), flexible retirement, family friendly policies, flu vaccination programme and career break policy. This post is Fixed Term for a period up to 18 months. Please note the hours of work for this post is variable 28 -35 hours per week. Application Packs Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us. Further Information For further information about working for us please refer to our website https://work-with-us