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Join the team. Become the LEEDS 2023 Partnership Programme Manager

Closing Date: 17th November 2021, 8pm
Interview Date: 12th December 2021
Contract Type: Fixed term to December 2023
Hours: Full time
Salary: £45,000 per annum

LEEDS 2023 will be a landmark year of culture for the city and region. Our ambitious and ground-breaking programme will transform people’s perceptions of Leeds, confirming it as an international centre of cultural activity and cementing its reputation as a cultural giant in the world.

Showcasing creativity across all forms of culture, we will partner with local, national, and international artists, creatives, and storytellers to deliver a series of world-class signature events across the year. From dance to design, art to architecture, poetry to pop, sculpture to sport, there will be something for everyone!

We are now looking to build our team and are on the lookout for talented people who share our passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to delivering a year of extraordinary experiences.

What are we looking for?

We’re looking for a manager to take a strategic lead on the coordination and management of the public programme, working in close consultation with Producing, Production, and Creative Learning & Engagement teams.

The Partnership Programme Manager will ensure the LEEDS 2023 public programme is deeply rooted in local, national, and international partnerships – collaborating and keeping up to date a diverse range of partners and ensuring their ongoing participation in the delivery of the programme.

How to apply:

Please submit your most up to date CV (no longer than 2 pages) and a cover letter (no longer than 3 pages) to by Wednesday 17th November 2021, 8pm.

Please ensure that you have completed our equal opportunities monitoring form upon applying.

Job interviews will take place on 25th November 2021.

We adopt a ‘name-blind’ approach to shortlisting, so please remove your name from your CV before sending it to us. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details until a shortlisting decision has been made.

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