Join our team!

hcmf// is currently advertising three exciting opportunities to be part of our team. Please see below for further details.

 

Festival Manager

£25,000 (full time, fixed term 2-year contract to cover staff sabbatical)

Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//) is looking for an outstanding Festival Manager to manage the day-to-day running of the organisation and deliver the Festival every November.

Together with the Artistic Director, Marketing Director and Development Manager, you’ll ensure that hcmf// delivers a programme of the highest standard, that it maintains and develops its profile and that it reaches the widest audiences possible. You will be responsible for the successful delivery of the annual 10-day Festival, as well as the smooth administration of the Festival offices and the financial management of the organisation.

You will have demonstrable experience of delivering high quality events, as well as significant financial management experience. You’ll have outstanding communication and organisational skills, a creative and positive approach, and you’ll be able to work independently and to a deadline. Most of all, you’ll be a team player with a commitment to bringing the best of your skills and abilities to the organisation.

The Job Description and Person Specification for this role can be downloaded below:

Festival Manager Job Description

Equal Opportunities Form

To apply please send a CV, a letter of application (including details of two referees) outlining your suitability for the role, and a completed Equal Opportunities monitoring form to Roisin Hughes at r.hughes@hud.ac.uk

For more information please contact the Festival Office on 01484 472900 or email r.hughes@hud.ac.uk

Closing date for completed applications:
Friday 10 May, 5pm.

Interviews will be held on Monday 20 / Tuesday 21 May.

 

Learning & Participation Officer

£22,000 (pro rata)

Part time (0.5), permanent

Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//) is looking for an ambitious Learning & Participation Officer with experience of working in a music outreach setting to run our varied programme of creative learning projects.

You’ll develop links between the Festival, participant groups and partner organisations, build upon existing and create new projects with participants, and maximise opportunities for wider engagement with the local community. You’ll also liaise with a wide range of music leaders and participants, deliver workshop activity and outcome events, and carry out monitoring and evaluation.

You will need excellent communication and organisational skills, experience in fundraising, an interest in new and experimental music and tons of creative energy!

The Job Description and Person Specification for this role can be downloaded below:

Learning & Participation Officer Job Description

Equal Opportunities Form

DBS clearance will be required, application on appointment.

To apply please send a CV, a letter of application (including details of two referees) outlining your suitability for the role, and a completed Equal Opportunities monitoring form to Roisin Hughes at r.hughes@hud.ac.uk

For more information please contact the Festival Office on 01484 472900 or email r.hughes@hud.ac.uk

Closing date for completed applications:
Friday 10 May, 5pm

Interviews will be held on Monday 20 / Tuesday 21 May.

 

Young Curators’ Programme Coordinator

£22,000 (pro rata)

Part time (0.4), fixed term contract until 31 January 2021

Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//) is looking for an outstanding candidate for a newly created post!

As our Young Curators’ Programme Coordinator, you’ll build relationships with organisations, communities and individuals across Kirklees, and maximise opportunities for participation and engagement. You’ll be responsible for the successful delivery of our Young Curators’ Programme, helping to share hcmf//’s knowledge and experience, supporting the participants throughout the programme, and carrying out monitoring and evaluation.

You’ll have a dynamic and positive approach, excellent communication and organisational skills, and you’ll be committed to creating new opportunities and increasing diversity in the arts sector.

The Job Description and Person Specification for this role can be downloaded below:

Young Curators’ Programme Coordinator Job Description

Equal Opportunities Form

DBS clearance will be required, application on appointment.

To apply please send a CV, a letter of application (including details of two referees) outlining your suitability for the role, and a completed Equal Opportunities monitoring form to Roisin Hughes at r.hughes@hud.ac.uk

For more information please contact the Festival Office on 01484 472900 or email r.hughes@hud.ac.uk

Closing date for completed applications:
Friday 10 May, 5pm

Interviews will be held on Monday 20 / Tuesday 21 May.

 

hcmf// is an equal opportunities employer.