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Programme Manager, Push the Boat Out Festival 2022
Deadline: Mon 30 May 2022
Push the Boat Out: Edinburgh's International Poetry Festival are seeking a brilliant programme manager to help devise and deliver our 2022 Festival (November 3-6th). 6-month contract.

Push the Boat Out: Edinburgh’s International Poetry Festival is a brand new platform for poetry, spoken word, and hip hop.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to head up our Programme for 2022. We’re looking for someone with the ideas, the contacts and the ambition to create a programme of events which showcases brilliant contemporary Scottish and UK poetry, while exploring the creative potential of language, and poetry’s connections to other artforms more broadly.

The Programme Manager will be inventive, collaborative, and a great communicator. You’ll need to be comfortable both working with autonomy and a team player, you’ll thrive on getting other people excited to be part of our festival and ensuring their experience when they participate is brilliantly organized and executed. You’ll have experience in programming but be ready for a challenge; you’ll also be able to hit the ground running in a small team.

Fee: £9000 = approx. £180 p/day 50 days (approx 2 days p/w)

The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly, manage their time to meet the requirements of the festival and may include out of hours.
Offered on a freelance basis. Contract to run June – November.
Based remotely but with requirement to be available for face to face meetings in Edinburgh in the lead up to the festival, and during November 3-6th for the festival itself.

For a full job description and experience required, and to apply, please visit our website 

Deadline: Monday 30 May 2022 at 09:00.

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