Chief Executive & Artistic Director for MIF
The Manchester International Festival is now looking for a new Chief Executive and Artistic Director who will drive the artistic vision for MIF, delivering an exceptional festival every two years and contributing to the development of a major new international arts venue in Manchester.
Deadline is 5pm GMT on 02 March 2015
The main role of the CEO/AD will be to:
a) Create and deliver a biennial international Festival that has local, regional, national and international significance and celebrates Manchester’s position as a leading world city.
b) Lead and drive the artistic vision for this artist-led commissioning Festival, working with key international, national and local artists, together with arts education and creative industries practitioners.
c) Develop and deliver one-off out-of-festival events or programs as agreed with the Board
d) Work with key partners to develop plans for the cultural infrastructure in Manchester, including contributing to the development of a major new arts venue, The Factory.
The successful candidate will have an international reputation as a creative producer or practicing artist with experience in commissioning and delivering large- and small-scale new work and the ability to inspire, challenge and galvanize people. For an information pack and details of how to apply, please contact Heather Newill, Director AEM International at firstname.lastname@example.org.