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Creative Torbay / Opportunities / Wed 30 Mar 2016

Festival Manager, Valley Fest 2016

Festival Manager, Valley Fest 2016

We have a great opportunity for a highly motivated and exceptionally well-organised person to join the team as Valley Fest 2016 Festival Manager. Valley Fest is a small, annual, green-field camping festival that takes place on an organic farm just outside Bristol, in its second year with a maximum capacity of 5,000. We’re looking for someone to join the team and help Valley Fest grow into the best festival it can be.

We are looking for a self-motivated person to take the central role in the coordination and delivery of the festival alongside our Operations Manager and the team of Directors. The successful applicant will have solid festival experience, be passionate about festivals and share the green values of Valley Fest.

This person will be expected to have some festival management experience, be competent in managing a team, be efficient at prioritising a busy workload, have a broad knowledge of festival production and be proficient in Microsoft packages & Excel.

The onsite dates of the position are April – September (inclusive). Pre-production will involve approximately 50 days worked remotely and 50 days working with the team in Bristol and the Chew Valley.

To apply, send a copy of your CV and a covering letter expressing your interest, availability and how you meet the person specification to by 30th March 2016 at 9.00am.

Applicants will be shortlisted and notified of interview by 5.00pm 31st March 2016.

Interviews will be held on 31st March and 1st April 2016 at Yeo Valley HQ. Successful applicants will have to travel to interview. If you cannot make these dates or would need a skype interview, please detail this in your application.

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