Cheltenham Music Festival - Artistic Director Vacancy

Artistic Director, Cheltenham Music Festival

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Cheltenham Festivals is a leading cultural organisation providing unique experiences and opportunities for all, with around 36 days of festivals of Music, Literature, Jazz and Science underpinned by year round schools and outreach programmes.

A special opportunity now exists for an artistic leader to build further our Music Festival’s creative and commercial ambition. Established in 1945, the Cheltenham Music Festival boasts an outstanding reputation for high calibre performances, inventive, diverse programming, a growing schools and family strand and a range of first-class venues. The successful candidate will have abundant flair and ideas, a passion for attracting new audiences, excellent professional networks, a familiarity with the arts fundraising landscape, and, of course, a deep knowledge of classical artists and repertoire alongside an interest in other musical genres and disciplines. An openness to working collaboratively with our partners and internal teams will be essential too. 

For further details on the role please refer to the downloadable Job Description in the Downloads section of this page.

To apply please send a CV, covering letter and Equal Opportunities Form to Please refer to the job description when applying to include how you will make an impact on the Festival.

Terms and Conditions:
This is not a full-time position. Cheltenham Festivals is open to conversations around flexible working, freelance and contracted terms. Salary will be in keeping with the calibre and extent of the role.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 30th October 2017

Interview date: First round interviews to take place in Cheltenham on 15th & 16th November.

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