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Festival Engagement Manager

Remote Working
Remote Working
£31,200 to £41,600
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Festival Engagement ManagerContract: Full time (35 hours per week), permanent. Requests for part-time or flexible working will be considered.Salary: £31,200 to £41,600 per annumBased: Their Head Office is based in London, but they have an agile working policy enabling people to work at another UK location up to 4 days/week.

This Organisation's Head Office is based in London, but they have an agile working policy enabling people to work at another UK location up to 4 days/week. Requests for permanent remote working will be considered and they welcome applications from people based in other parts of the UK.

The Festival Engagement Manager project manages the development and delivery of content for their British Science Festival, Europe's longest running science festival. They create unique events and experiences which are relevant to their target audience of younger adults who are underrepresented in science. The Manager also supports on the delivery of projects for the UK Science Festivals Network (UKSFN), including managing the 'Making Connections' project which aims to engage young people from low-income backgrounds with science and research.

You will have knowledge and understanding of the UK Science Festivals sector and experience of developing content for festivals or large-scale events. You will have experience of working with scientists and researchers to co-develop content for events and of developing content for audiences who are underrepresented in science or who see science as not for them. You will have excellent project management and planning skills.

Frequent travel to the Festival location will be required for this post, including a week on-site during the Festival (September 2023).

Closing date: 9am Monday 3 October 2022Interviews: 10, 11 or 12 October 2022

The right is reserved to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications is received.

You will be informed as soon as possible after the application deadline whether you have been selected for interview.


To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.

This organisation is an equal opportunities employer and a champion of equality, diversity and inclusion. They aim to recruit the person most suited to the job and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and from different sectors, and from people who've gained their skills outside formal employment. They would particularly welcome applications from people and communities who are currently under-represented in their staff team, which includes people from minority ethnic groups, disabled people and men.

No agencies please.

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  • Job Reference: 706415647-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CHM
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £31,200 to £41,600
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent