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Join the team. Become a LEEDS 2023 Head of Experience Design

Closing Date: 2nd July 2021, 5pm
Interview Date: 12th July 2021
Contract Type: Fixed term till Dec 2023
Salary: £50,000 per annum


In 2023 we’re Letting Culture Loose across Leeds! With 12 signature events and a multitude of creative experiences happening all over our city, 2023 will be a transformational year of culture. From dance to design, art to architecture, poetry to pop, sculpture to sport, grassroots community theatre to performances on our world-class stages, there’s something for everyone, no matter where you live or what you like.

We think culture is everywhere in this city and this is our time to shout about it. We’re working with local, national and international artists and communities to create a celebration that’s for Leeds, with Leeds and inspired by Leeds.

LEEDS 2023 will be an explosion of colour, noise and brilliance that will show the world in our city and our city to the world.

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 people who are passionate about great experiences for customers/audiences. If you have a track record in brand experience, design, commercial, retail, festivals or sporting events then we’re keen to hear from you!

The Head of Experience Design’s primary purpose is to design and implement extraordinary experiences, through the delivery of products, services and communications across all touchpoints, bringing the unique LEEDS 2023 brand proposition to life.

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 5pm.

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.

Photo by Ant Robling, Letting Culture Loose Livestream Launch