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Festival Admin Assistant, Ilkley Literature Festival

We’re looking for a highly organised individual with excellent administrative and communication skills and a strong interest in literature and live literature events to join our 2019 festival team.

This role is an ideal entry-level position for someone wishing to gain valuable experience of working within an arts festival or in arts administration.

Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Terms: 8 month fixed-term contract from March 2019, with possibility of extension
Salary: £17,000-18,500 pro rata, dependent on experience

Purpose of role:
To provide administrative support across the small busy Festival team; be the first point of contact for enquiries; support the administration, programming and production of festival events; provide box office services to customers; assist the smooth running of the office.

For further information, please download the full Job Description.

To apply, please complete an application form and an equal opportunities form and return to: recruitment@ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk

Click here to download the Application Form
Click here to download the Equal Opportunities Form

The closing date for applications is: 5pm, Wednesday 27 Feb 2019
Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing: 4 Mar 2019


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