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Join the team. Become a LEEDS 2023 Communications & Engagement Officer

Closing Date: 2nd July 2021, 12pm
Interview Date: 14th July
Contract Type: Fixed term to Dec 2023
Salary: £25,000 – 30,000 per annum
(dependent on experience)


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 look-out for talented people who share our passion, enthusiasm and commitment to delivering a year of extraordinary experiences.

What are we looking for?

We’re on the lookout for a creative Communications and Engagement Officer who can help us attract as many people as possible to participate in our landmark year of culture! We want somebody who has a great understanding of the needs of our diverse communities and can connect them with our programme to ensure LEEDS 2023 is as inclusive as possible.

The position is within the LEEDS 2023 communications team but will work closely with our Communities, Collaborations and Partnerships Producer, our producing team and external partners.

Please find an audio description of the recruitment brief here.

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 oliverreeves@leeds2023.co.uk by Friday 2nd July 12pm.

On applying, please complete our diversity monitoring form.

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.

Image: Sable Radio, Letting Culture Loose Launch