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Hebden Bridge Arts Festival

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Part-time job offer: freelance festival assistant

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival is seeking a freelance festival assistant to work one day a week to provide flexible administrative and event support to the Artistic Director in the run up to the festival. We are looking for someone with: 

  • Experience of working in arts administration or an understanding of the producing processes within festivals
  • Experience of contracting artists and working with community organisations
  • Experience of dealing with financial systems including petty cash reconciliations and invoice processing
  • Excellent administrative skills including excellent literacy and numeracy, good attention to detail alongside good IT skills and fluency in Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on his/her own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude, including a flexible approach to developing and delivering the job

Fee: £100 a day (7.5 hrs), flexible hours – one day per week April-July + festival week (23 June – 9 July)

Please send a CV and one side of A4 outlining your suitability for the post to helen@hbaf.co.uk

Closing date 31 March. Interviews w/c 3 April. Late April start.

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