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Wigtown Festival Company 

Young People's Assistant Required

Wigtown Festival Company is seeking an individual with a keen interest in developing a career in literature and the arts to support its year-round programme of activities for children and young people. The successful candidate will support activities including: the young adult programme at Wigtown Book Festival and during the year; Big Wig Children's Festival; Big DoG Children's Festival; and will have a particular focus on reviewing and developing the young people’s programme structure.

Temporary post: July 2019 – 31 March 2020. Part-time: 28 hours per week. Salary £9,282. Applications must include a completed application form, cover letter and a current CV. Contact details for 2 referees (from employment or education) must be included. Closing date Monday 17 June at 12 noon. Interviews will take place week beginning Monday 24 June.

Download the full job description and application form or contact the office by telephoning 01988 402036 for paper copies.

This post is funded by The Holywood Trust.

Wigtown Festival Company is limited by guarantee with charitable status. SC037984.