Producer (Mayfest and Touring)

An exciting new opportunity for an experienced producer to join the delivery team for Mayfest 2018 and to be lead producer on a new strategic touring project which will run across spring/summer 2018.

The role will suit a highly experienced producer who has experience of working on festivals, touring, participatory projects and contemporary performance, and who cares about developing audiences for bold new work.  Ideally you have some experience of working internationally.

This is a six month, fixed term full time contract.


Audience Development Manager (Touring)

We are seeking an experienced Audience Development professional to lead on audience development and marketing strategy for the touring of these three works, working closely with delivery teams in each location.

The role will suit an audience development/marketing professional who has experience of working on festivals, touring projects, participatory projects and contemporary performance.

This is a freelance role between February and July 2018.


Mayfest Marketing Officer

MAYK is looking for an experienced freelance marketer to coordinate the marketing and press for Mayfest 2018 under the supervision of the festival’s Marketing Manager and the leadership of the Artistic Directors. 

This is a freelance role between February and May 2018.


Engagement Producer (Touring)

MAYK is looking for an experienced engagement producer or participatory arts producer to lead the engagement work on a new strategic touring project that will run across spring/summer 2018. The role will suit an experienced producer who has experience of working on participatory arts projects and who cares about developing audiences for bold new work.

This is a freelance role between February and July 2018.


Opportunities for Young People (Aged 16-21)

Young Programmers Group and Young Board Member 

We want young people to have a role in all parts of our work, from helping us make big decisions about the company to deciding what we put in Mayfest. 

We’d like to hear from young people across Bristol, whatever your qualifications, background or work experience. 


Volunteering

We’re always looking to expand our team of casual volunteers who assist with everything from flyering and stewarding, to helping out in the office and even sometimes appearing as extras in our shows! If you’re interested in giving us some of your time to help make Mayfest happen, email matthewandkate@mayk.org.uk with your name, contact details and how you think you can help us out.


Work Experience

As we are such a small team, we are unfortunately not able to respond to requests for work experience. We occasionally advertise internships and placements through specific schemes. Any future placements will be advertised on this page.


Image: Illustrator Laurie Stansfield at a Breakfast Talk (Mayfest 2016). Photo by Paul Blakemore.