Background

Cowbridge Music Festival was launched in 2010 and has already gained a place among the most exciting and vibrant music festivals in South Wales, offering classical music, jazz and folk music of an international level for the community of Cowbridge and beyond. Run by a board of six committed and passionate trustees, the festival is a registered charity, recognised and funded by the Arts Council of Wales for its musical excellence. Since 2014 it is proud to have the endorsement of violinist Nicola Benedetti CBE who is the festival's Patron, and in 2017 the renowned Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams became the festival’s first Associate Artist.

The 2020 festival will run from 2nd -17th October with a dozen main evening concerts, eight Fringe events and an outreach programme made up of ten concerts and workshops taking place throughout Cowbridge and in surrounding areas.

As the festival moves into its second decade, the trustees wish to complement the management team with an assistant who will report to the board and work alongside the Artistic Director.

Type of contract: fixed term part time
Duration of contract: 1st February – 20th October 2020
Salary: £5000 gross

Hours:
February – May: 6 hours per week
June – September: 8 hours per week
Duration of festival  (2nd – 17th October): 45 hours per week

From January until September the work hours will be relatively flexible and the employee will, for the most part, work from home. For the duration of the festival the employee will be required to work on-site at the various venues in Cowbridge. 

Responsiblities 

The Assistant will work alongside the Artistic Director, helping with:

-marketing
-publicity
-front of house
-box office
-festival fringe
-outreach programme

For more detailed information, please see the full job description. 

CMF Assistant to the DA - Job Description.pdf

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