Job: Artistic Director, Larmer Tree Festival

Larmer Tree Festival has achieved a significant reputation since its inception in 1990, and is firmly established on the festival circuit, with a loyal and enthusiastic audience. The Festival takes place annually in the idyllic and lush Victorian Larmer Tree Gardens in the heart of the beautifully remote Cranborne Chase (on the Wiltshire/Dorset border). The team create a truly magical, intimate atmosphere, with attention to detail paid to every aspect – so that every festival-goer has a unique and unforgettable Larmer Tree Festival experience.

The Festival is looking for an Artistic Director to join the team in a new role. The successful candidate will join Larmer Tree at an exciting stage in its continuing development. They will be an integral part of shaping the future creative elements of the Festival, maintaining and building on the artistic excellence the Festival is known for, and overseeing the development of sustainability, audience communications and partnerships.

You will be an experienced artistic programmer, producer and promoter of festivals, arts, events, live shows or participation projects, looking for your next challenge.

Salary: £38,000 – £45,000 per annum
Location: Festival Office, central Salisbury, plus remote working if appropriate
Terms: Fixed term 12 month full time contract

Please see our website for more info on the Festival, a job description and application details.

Applications from both self-employed and those seeking PAYE employment will be considered.

Closing date for applications: Midday Wednesday 5th April 2017.
Interviews: First interviews will be held in central Salisbury on Thursday 13th, Monday 17th or Tuesday 18th April 2017.


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