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Festival Bridge Officer (maternity cover)

The Festival Bridge Officer post supports the work of the wider Festival Bridge Team. Festival Bridge is one of ten national Bridge organisations funded by Arts Council England and the Department for Education to connect children and young people with great arts and culture. The Festival Bridge Officer plays an important role ensuring that our team and collaborators are well supported and our events provide brilliant experiences for all who join them in-person or online.

The post is fixed-term as the current post-holder has been seconded elsewhere in the organisation.

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 27 September 2021.

Application is by the completion of Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s Application Form (a CV may be attached, in addition, if desired) which should be emailed to gemma.layton@nnfestival.org.uk along with a completed Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form.

Job Pack

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form

Creative Learning Manager

Creative Learning at Norfolk & Norwich Festival is about harnessing the fun, curious and creative nature of arts and culture that can transform a place or people and provide opportunities for participation and engagement with artists. Our Creative Learning Programme is responsive to these needs in a changing world, with a belief that meeting and participating with professional artists is one way to create life-defining memories for people of all ages.

The Creative Learning Manager will lead on the delivery and planning of all Creative Learning projects. They are responsible in continuing to develop Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s reputation as a highly professional, efficient and well-regarded organisation.

The post is fixed-term until July 2022.

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 4 October 2021.

Application is by the completion of Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s Application Form (a CV may be attached, in addition, if desired) which should be emailed to gemma.layton@nnfestival.org.uk along with a completed Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form.

Job Pack

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form

 

 

Communications Officer (Festival Bridge and Common Ground)

The Communications Officer (Festival Bridge and Common Ground) is a vital part of the Communications and Development Team, playing a crucial role in developing and delivering year round communications campaigns and a calendar of events for the Festival Bridge programme and Common Ground project. The post holder needs strong communication and administrative skills, as well as good understanding of marketing for the arts and education sectors.

The post is fixed-term until July 2022.

The closing date for applications is 12pm Wednesday 6 October 2021 

Application is by the completion of Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s Application Form (a CV may be attached, in addition, if desired) which should be emailed to gemma.layton@nnfestival.org.uk along with a completed Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form.

Job Pack

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form

 

 

Communication and Development Assistant (Kickstart)

Get hands on experience and develop your skills. This is an 18 month fixed term role working in the Communications and Development team, assisting on audience development, campaign planning, digital marketing and fundraising activity across all Norfolk & Norwich Festival activities and initiatives. The post holder will develop skills and knowledge through on the job and other training.

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 24 September 2021.

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Production and Programme Assistant (Kickstart)

Get hands on experience and develop your skills. This is an 18 month fixed term role working in the Production and Programme team, assisting with artist liaison, site visits, event management and the development and delivery of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival and our other initiatives. The post holder will develop skills and knowledge through on the job and other training.

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 24 September 2021.

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What is Kickstart?

Kickstart is a Government funded scheme creating new job placements for young people aged 16 – 24 accessing universal credit.

Eligibility
Current eligibility criteria for Kickstart applicants:
– Aged 16-24
– Claiming Universal Credit
– In receipt of no other earned income

How to apply: Talk to your Work Coach at Job Centre Plus about being referred to apply for this placement.
Applicants not referred through the Job Centre Plus or without a completed application form will not be considered.

Deadline for applications is 12noon on 24 September 2021

Volunteers

Our Festival in 2022 will be a celebration of our 250th anniversary. If you would like to volunteer please email volunteer@nnfestival.org.uk to register your interest and we will be in touch.

Rider Spoke Volunteers - Autumn 2021

We are looking for volunteers to be the first point of contact for the public and assist in the running of Blast Theory’s Rider Spoke, as well as volunteers to manage the Box Office and provide assistance to participants with access needs.

Dates and Locations

  • King’s Lynn: 7 – 10 & 15 – 17 October
  • Great Yarmouth: 21 – 24 & 29 – 31 October
  • Sheringham: 4 – 7 & 12 – 14 November

Roles:

  • Greeter – the first point of contact for the public, controls people coming to the reception and bike area
  • Bike Wrangler – prepares the bikes, waves audiences off and checks equipment
  • Assistant – cleans and resets equipment for the FOH performer
  • Box Office Assistant – manages the Box Offices, troubleshoots any ticketing issues
  • Access Assistant – provides assistance to participants with access needs, will be given training in advance

To find out more information or to register your interest in volunteering, please contact Malachy Luckie, Production and Programme Assistant at malachy.luckie@nnfestival.org.uk

Deadline for expression of interest is 10am Thursday 30 September and selected candidates will be asked to attend an informal video interview to meet Festival staff, from which the successful assistants will be selected.

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