Hay Festival - Children's Festival Director: Hay-on-Wye
Salary Description: £27-£32K.The international festivals producer is looking for a dynamic and inspirational children's literature specialist to direct the Hayfever Festival, the Scribblers Tours, and to develop the Children's and Youth programmes at Hay and contribute to our 15 festivals around the world.
The post is based in Hay and will involve international travel. The Hayfever Director will work with the Hay Production Team. The job involves programming, presentation, event management, team-building, fund-raising, communications and collaborating with publishers, the media, booksellers, writers and the public.
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK at the time of applying.
The Hay Festival is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, and are flexible to accommodate family circumstances.
Applications are requested by 11 July and should include a project proposal for Hayfever 2013, a curriculum vitae, and a completed Hay 25 questionnaire - found at hayfestival.org/hay25.
We will interview on 23, 24, 25 July, and expect the successful candidate to be in post in September.
Peter Florence, Festivals Director