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Canterbury Festival

Archived: Participation Manager

Canterbury Festival, an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, is seeking a new Participation Manager to lead on its wide range of work with both children and young people and local Kent communities.

Key duties:

  • Design and deliver within budget a number of arts projects throughout the year, and during the Festival programme each October
  • Work with local schools and universities to provide arts opportunities for children and young people
  • Programme a range of free participatory events to launch the Festival in October
  • Lead on delivery of the Festival’s LINK project, working with communities and artists
  • Contribute to all and lead on some fundraising bids relevant to children, young people and communities
  • Evaluate all participatory activity

For a full job description and person specification see the Festival website,, and for any questions about the role please contact the Festival Director on 01227 452853 or

To apply, send a CV, completed application form and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to by Friday 10 February 2017 at 5pm.

Interview: Friday 17 February 2017

Late submissions will not be accepted.