Jobs, tenders and call-outs

Job opportunities

Image: The Lady Godiva statue in Broadgate, Coventry. Photo by Garry Jones.

Image: The Lady Godiva statue in Broadgate, Coventry. Photo by Garry Jones.

Casual Access Support Assistant Role

The Trust is looking to appoint Casual Access Support Assistants, managed by the Trust’s Disability Inclusion Manager, to ensure the active inclusion and engagement of individuals with access support needs in the work of the Trust.

Deadline for submissions: Apply now - interviews to be held on an ongoing basis

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Casual Access Support Assistant - Word

Casual Access Support Assistant - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

HEAD OF FACILITIES & OPERATIONS

The Trust is looking to appoint an experienced individual as the Trust’s Head of Facilities and Operations. The postholder will be responsible for the safe, smooth, and efficient day to day operations of all team activity. To be responsible for health and safety compliance, ensuring that staff, contractors and visitors to the Trust’s premises and activities are safe and welcomed. To manage budgets proactively find efficiencies, dynamically respond to incidents, and provide effective trouble shooting solutions.

This is a fixed-term contract until end of June 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 20 January 2022

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Head of Facilities & Operations - Word

Head of Facilities & Operations - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

Image: A football game outside Coventry Cathedral. Photo by Garry Jones.

Image: A football game outside Coventry Cathedral. Photo by Garry Jones.

Image: Mural at FarGo Village by My Dog Sighs

Image: Mural at FarGo Village by My Dog Sighs

CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR

We're looking to appoint a Contracts Administrator, managed by the Programme Contracts Officer. The aim of this role is to administrate contracts and agreements related to delivery of the Trust’s creative programme; to include drafting and issuing PAYE, Casual Worker, Self-Employment and Supplier of Service contracts, and other partnership related agreements.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised person to gain a strong grounding in administration and contracting in the arts. Training will be provided.

This is a fixed-term contract until end of June 2022

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 20 January 2022

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Contracts Administrator - Word

Contracts Administrator - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

FREELANCE MEDIA RELATIONS AND PR CONSULTANT

The Trust is looking for an experienced Freelancer to support the communications of final 5 months of Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture 2021.

Working with Advent Communications and Four Communications, the freelancer would be responsible for ensuring our agencies, and Trust team, are appropriately briefed for interviews, identify media opportunities, write and edit press releases, sell-in stories and be a part of the wider Audience Strategy team.

This is a fixed-term contract until end of June 2022

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 20 January 2022

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Freelance Media Relations and PR Consultant - Word

Freelance Media Relations and PR Consultant - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

Image: The Elephant building in Coventry. Photo by Tom Illsley

Image: The Elephant building in Coventry. Photo by Tom Illsley

TECHNICAL MANAGER

We are seeking to bolster our Production and Event Operations Team in preparation for the second half of our cultural year, with numerous high-profile events planned throughout the spring and into summer of 2022.

The Trust is looking to appoint a Deputy Technical Manager line managed by Technical Manager to support management of the organisations owned event infrastructure, assets, and fleet, ensuring that all assets are effectively maintained, certified and best deployed to support activity.

Deadline for submission: 12 noon, 31 January 2022

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Technical Manager - Word

Technical Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

DEPUTY TECHNICAL MANAGER

We are seeking to bolster our Production and Event Operations Team in preparation for the second half of our cultural year, with numerous high-profile events planned throughout the spring and into summer of 2022.

The Trust is looking to appoint a Deputy Technical Manager line managed by Technical Manager to support management of the organisations owned event infrastructure, assets, and fleet, ensuring that all assets are effectively maintained, certified and best deployed to support activity.

Deadline for submission: 12 noon, 31 January 2022

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Deputy Technical Manager - Word

Deputy Technical Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

HR AND TEAM DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR

The Trust seeks to appoint an administrator to be managed by and act as a personal assistant to the Head of Team Development and to provide HR, training and development administrative support.  

Deadline for submission: 12 noon, 31 January 2022

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

HR and Team Development Administrator - Word

HR and Team Development Administrator - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

DELEGATES OFFICER

The Trust is looking to appoint a City of Culture Delegates Officer, managed by the Delegates Manager. The postholder will support visits to Coventry & Warwickshire in 2022 by delegates including, but not limited to, arts industry professionals, investors, sponsors, partners, and Embassy officials. The postholder will work alongside the Delegates Manager to develop itineraries and programmes for these important visitors, ensuring that they have an exceptional and fruitful experience, engaging with the cultural programme, connecting with the local arts sector and those responsible for the inclusive growth of the city and region beyond 2022. 

Deadline for submission: 12 noon, 14 February 2022

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Delegates Officer - Word

Delegates Officer - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

Other Job Opportunities

Image: Assembly Festival Garden

Image: Assembly Festival Garden

ASSEMBLY FESTIVAL GARDEN - Spring 2022 Jobs

Assembly Festival Garden is returning this Spring and are looking to appoint a range of roles in Coventry:

- Venue Operations Manager
- Food & Beverage Manager
- Marketing & Media Manager
- Programme & Events Producer
- Production Manager

These are fixed-term contracts until the end of Sep/Oct 2022.

Deadline for submissions: Sun 16 January, 12pm noon

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Tender opportunities

THE REEL STORE: VIDEO INTEGRATOR

The Trust is looking for an experienced Video Projection Integrator to lead the video integration services of our Reel Store, the first permanent digital art gallery in the UK.

Your application should be made in conjunction with the documents listed in the Document Issue Register. By registering your interest via this form, all relevant information will be sent directly to you. The page you are directed to will include all relevant documentation for The Reel Store, including performance specifications and drawing.

Deadline: 12 noon, January 14, 2022

Register your interest and receive relevant information

Call-out opportunities

UK CITY OF CULTURE ACCESS GRANTS

Do you want to make your events more accessible?

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to support arts organisations or individuals in the city to make their activities accessible to D/deaf, disabled and/or neurodiverse artists, audience members and participants.

Application deadline: Friday 21 January 2022.

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Image: The Difference Engine by Talking Birds.

Image: The Difference Engine by Talking Birds.

Rolling Call-Outs

Image: Godiva Festival From Bhangra To Bollywood Credit Charlie Shelton

Image: Godiva Festival From Bhangra To Bollywood Credit Charlie Shelton

VISUAL CREATIVES PREFERRED SUPPLIER

We received a far higher number of applications than anticipated and are doing our best to work through these as soon as possible. For the moment the application process has been paused, please revisit this page in future to find out how to apply. 

We are looking to develop a diverse database of creatives, individuals or agencies, for opportunities to work with the Trust’s Marketing and Communications teams on campaigns, with immediate opportunities available. If you are a strong visual communicator with expertise in any of the following areas:

  • Graphic design
  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • Photography
  • Copywriting
  • Videography

We’d love to hear from you.

FREELANCE 2021 PROJECT PRODUCERS, ENGAGEMENT PRODUCERS, 2021 PROJECT MANAGERS AND 2021 PROJECT COORDINATORS CALL-OUT

Coventry City of Culture Trust wants to hear from freelance producers, engagement producers, project / production managers and coordinators who are interested in working on our programme throughout 2021 and into 2022. We are especially keen to work with people who are based in Coventry and Warwickshire, whether you are used to working with large-scale productions or smaller scale shows. Our programme is not divided by genre, we are approaching our programme through different themes and storylines. We are working with up and coming Coventry artists, alongside headliners from across the world. Please visit our Coming In 2021 page to see part of our programme.

If you would like to join our database, please fill in the form on the below link. You will be asked to upload your CV and link to any relevant work.

JOIN OUR DATABASE

Please note: this is not a formal recruitment process and we will not be responding to individual applicants. You will be contacted by a member of our team if and when any suitable opportunities arise.

Please also complete our anonymous Diversity and Equal Opportunities form:

DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPS FORM

Image: The 2 Tone Taxi in Coventry Cathedral ruins. Credit: Marcus Pendleton.

Image: The 2 Tone Taxi in Coventry Cathedral ruins. Credit: Marcus Pendleton.