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Job opportunities

Image: Tom Illsley

Image: Tom Illsley

FACILITIES OFFICER

The Trust is looking to appoint an Facilities Officer, line managed by Health and Safety Manager to be responsible for the facilities, maintenance and office management of workspaces including; Office space in the Croft Road IKEA building, Hertford Street Shop, Digital Gallery Venue (opening in 2022) and space (the Shipping Container) allocated for Leadership Programme members located at Fargo Village and all other spaces identified as fixed working environments by the Senior Management Team of the Trust.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 2 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Facilities Officer - Word

Facilities Officer - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

VISITOR EXPERIENCE ASSISTANT/S (CASUAL WORKER)

The Trust is looking to appoint Visitor Experience Assistants to work in our Retail, Ticketing, Food and Beverage outlets and Trust venues as part of our Retail, Box Office, Food and Beverage and Visitor Experience offer.
Managed by the Trust’s Retail & Ticketing Supervisors, with additional support from our Delegates Office and Visitor Experience team, you will help to provide an excellent customer service to our visitors and customers.

Deadline for submissions: Please apply ASAP as we are currently recruiting on an on-going basis

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Visitor Experience Assistant - Word

Visitor Experience Assistant - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

The Trust is looking to appoint a Production Coordinator to support the Head of Production and Head of Event Operations in the day-to-day administration of the Production Department for Coventry City of Culture Trust. This role will play a key role in facilitating processes in the second half of our cultural year, with numerous high-profile events planned throughout the spring and into summer of 2022.

This is a fixed term post until June 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 10 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Production Coordinator - Word

Production Coordinator - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

PRODUCTION MANAGER

The Trust is looking to appoint up to two Production Managers, with appointments starting in January 2022 running until June 2022, with the possibility for further extension.
Working in collaboration with Producing, Technical, Visitor Experience and other key City of Culture departments, these roles will each form part of one of our four production units, working in support of an Event Operations Manager to deliver a series of events across the programme varying in scale from small to major, and across artforms, in both outdoor, traditional, and found spaces.

This is a fixed term post until June 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 13 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Production Manager - Word

Production Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

EVENT OPERATIONS MANAGER

The Trust is looking to appoint up to four Event Operations Managers line managed by the Head of Events Operations. Appointments will be starting in January 2022 running until June 2022, with the possibility for further extension.
The postholders will each lead one of our four Production Units as the overall project manager for a series of events across the programme varying in scale from small to major, and across artforms, in both outdoor, traditional, and found spaces.

This is a fixed term post until June 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 13 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Event Operations Manager - Word

Event Operations Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

TECHNICAL MANAGER

The Trust is looking to appoint a Technical Manager line managed by Head of Event Operations to manage the wider technical team, including the Deputy Technical Manager and Stores Manager.
The postholder will lead on management of the organisations owned event infrastructure, assets, and fleet, ensuring that all assets are effectively maintained, certified and best deployed to support activity.

This is a fixed term post until June 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 13 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Technical Manager - Word

Technical Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

DEPUTY TECHNICAL MANAGER

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.
Working in collaboration with Production Units, Production Coordination, Facilities and other key City of Culture departments, the role will take the lead on event technical management and resourcing for our portfolio of events, supporting Event Operations Managers and Production Managers, providing dedicated technical advice, advancing and support in the delivery of events across the programme varying in scale from small to major, and across artforms, in both traditional venue, found spaces and outdoor settings.

This is a fixed term post until June 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 13 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Deputy Technical Manager - Word

Deputy Technical Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

STORES MANAGER

The Trust is looking to appoint a Stores Manager line managed by Technical Manager to be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Production Stores supporting the delivery of all City of Culture event activity.
This role will involve working closely with our Production Units, Production Coordination, Facilities, and other key City of Culture departments. The role will take the lead on managing all stores and fleet operations in support of the delivery of the City of Culture event programme.

This is a fixed term post until June 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 13 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Stores Manager - Word

Stores Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

CASUAL DUTY MANAGER - COVENTRY GLIDES

The Trust is looking to appoint Duty Managers managed by the Visitor Experience Team to oversee day-to-day running of a large event in Coventry: “Coventry Glides”. Coventry Glides is a festive ice rink situated in the beautiful ruins of Coventry Cathedral, running from 26th November 2021 until 18th January 2022.
Coventry Glides is a ticketed experience, allowing visitors to skate in the glorious winter sun, or come in the evening and take in the beautifully lit historical surroundings. This magical ice-skating experience in the ruins of Coventry Cathedral is a festive day out for all the family, with food and drink options available too. Working with delivery partner iSkate, Coventry Glides is presented by Coventry City of Culture Trust and Coventry City Council, with support from Coventry Business Improvement District.

This is a fixed term post until January 2022.

Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 13 December 2021

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Casual Duty Manager - Word

Casual Duty Manager - PDF

Equal Opportunities Form

Tender opportunities

Sorry there are no tender opportunities at the moment.

Call-out opportunities

Sorry there are no call-out opportunities at the moment.

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.