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SouthWestFest is looking for a new Festival Director:

Since 2004, SouthWestFest has brought the SW1 community together in the first weeks of July to celebrate the cultural and community work taking place in this unique part of the capital.  Now the Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced freelance Festival Director to lead this dynamic annual community festival, sustain past success and take it into a new phase of development.

The successful candidate will work with the Board and partner organisations to link local people to cultural and community opportunities through fun activities and engaging events for all ages.

Role – Freelance Festival Director

Contract value – £10,400

Contract period – January 2022-December 2022, renewable annually

Time commitment – One day per week on average, but weighted towards the festival events

and immediate preparation for them in early summer

Place of work – Primarily home-based/flexible with attendance at meetings in Westminster

needed on a regular basis

Reporting to – Chair and Board of Trustees

Supervising – Festival Producer and freelance staff, as required

Enhanced DBS check required

For an application pack and any queries please contact Chair of Trustees Dr Catherine Drake Wilkes on chair@southwestfest.org.uk

We plan to hold interviews on 23rd November.