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Event Coordinator

Wigtown Festival Company

Event Coordinator Required

Wigtown Festival Company is seeking an individual with a high level of experience in the Events industry to support its year-round programme. The successful candidate will be responsible for the logistics of events and activities including:

Big DoG Children’s Festival and Hooked young writers conference in Dumfries (April); Writers’ Gathering D&G; Wigtown Book Festival - including children’s, young people’s and adult programmes (September/October); Big DoG Schools Tour (November); and any other year-round events.

The post is permanent, with the expectation that the successful candidate will work flexibly to achieve the requirements. It is anticipated this will equate to an average of 3.5 days (28 hours) per week but with certain weeks requiring more time and others requiring less. Flexibility and the ability to plan your time across the year is essential. Annual salary £16,744 for 3.5 days (28 hrs) per week (£23,920 pro rata). Applications must include a cover letter and a current CV, including details of two referees. Closing date Wednesday 10 May 2023 at 12 noon. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17 May 2023. Start date by mutual agreement with the successful candidate. 

The full job description is available here.

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