Event Assistant (Children and Young People)

29 April 2022

Wigtown Festival Company

Event Assistant (Children and Young People)

Wigtown Festival Company is seeking an individual with an interest in arts administration and the delivery of cultural events for children and young people (CYP) to support the preparation and delivery of Wigtown Book Festival’s CYP programme in 2022.

The successful candidate will support the delivery of the autumn programme of activity for children and young people, including Wigtown YA, Big Wig Children’s Festival and associated Education Programme.

The post is temporary, for a period of 45 days between 1 July until 3 October, to include the 10 days of Wigtown Book Festival (23 September-2 October). The successful candidate will work closely day to day with the Producer (CYP) and be responsible to the Operational Director. The place of work is Wigtown Festival Company Offices, 11 North Main Street, Wigtown, DG8 9HN.

Salary £3,600. Applications must include a completed application form, cover letter and a current CV with contact details for 2 referees. Closing date Thursday 19 May 2022 at 5pm. Interviews will take place (in person) on Monday 30 May 2022.

Find the application form here.

View the job description here.

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