Macclesfield Barnaby Festival is looking for an experienced freelance creative professional to undertake two related strands of work:  to deliver our creative programme for 2021, and to support the festival’s future development.

Barnaby is a small community-based, volunteer-led charity who has successfully delivered festival arts programmes in Macclesfield since 2010 which benefit the town, celebrate our creativity and heritage and invite people out to play. The pandemic has shifted our programme online and into new spaces and practices. We are excited to have the opportunity to work with our communities and partners and bring a small programme of events and commissions for summer 2021.

We are looking for someone with a track record of delivering on all aspects of creative and festival events, in collaboration with partners and community members. You will be passionate about the role of the arts and culture in everyday life and the benefits they bring, fluent in managing multiple tasks and work strands simultaneously and enjoy building relationships with stakeholders to engage them in successful production and promotion of creative programmes.

You will also have experience in supporting strategic development in charitable organisations in order to help sustain our mission and activities  for the future.

Fee: up to £10k (including VAT)

Start date: from mid-March 2021

End date:  Oct 2021 (to be agreed based on flexibility/ other commitments)

Deadline for application: Monday 8 March 2021

For full details of the contract and how to apply click here

Macclesfield Barnaby Festival is keen to encourage applications from people with Black, Asian, minority ethnic backgrounds and disabled people.