Event Manager, Lake District Summer Music

  •  North West
  •  Under £10K
  •  Full time
  •  Closes June 22, 2023
  •  Nick Hardisty (Festival Manager)
  •  nick@ldsm.org.uk
  • #Music


Job Summary

Want to work at a classical music festival? We’re putting together a crack team for the summer and we’re looking for Event Managers to help present our festival set in the stunning scenery of the Lake District.

Job Description

Want to work at a classical music festival?
We're putting together a crack team for this year's summer festival and we're looking for Event Managers to join our team.

Set in the stunning scenery of the Lake District, you'll join a great team of festival staff and volunteers working to deliver a whole mixture of live classical concerts, masterclasses, online streaming, workshops and cross-arts events including dance, visual art and silent film.

From stage management, box office, and front of house duties to working with the UK's finest musicians and more. This is an ideal opportunity for those wishing to gain experience working hands-on in the arts sector. Applicants are required to be available for the entirety of the period covering from lunchtime Tuesday 25 July until the afternoon of Monday 7 August 2023.

Event managers will receive a fee of £850 in return for their services during the festival. Accommodation and breakfast will be provided at the University of Cumbria campus in Ambleside throughout this period and expenses are paid.

All team members will also receive first aid training (gaining a qualification valid for 3 years and transferrable to other posts).

Job Requirements

An interest in music, theatre or the performing arts is essential.

A knowledge of classical music, having a full driving licence and access to a vehicle are all preferable, but not necessarily essential.

Please include this information in your application.

Job Responsibilities

This role offers you the opportunity to be responsible for:

Undertaking responsibility for Front of House management, managing Event Assistants and volunteers/patrons

Ensuring the smooth running of all LDSM events

Preparing door sales Box Office points in advance of the arrival of Box Office staff

Ensuring LDSM meets its Health & Safety obligations

Preparing comprehensive documents for Front of House staff at all venues

Briefing all Front of House staff, including staff and volunteers, on their specific duties

Providing high-quality customer service and dealing with any enquiries, complaints and emergencies

Greeting sponsors and VIPs

Counting and documenting all Front of House sales

Managing all Front of House cash floats

Assisting the Box Office in second-counting all ticket and Front of House takings

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Contact Details

  • Contact name: Nick Hardisty (Festival Manager)
  • Contact email: nick@ldsm.org.uk

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