Thank you for visiting the Coventry City of Culture Trust jobs and tender opportunities page. Our current vacancies or invitations are listed below.

Job opportunities

Marketing Manager (x2)

We are looking to appoint two Marketing Managers with proven experience of promoting shows and cultural events to a diverse range of audiences.

The postholders will work as part of the Marketing and Communications team with responsibility for developing and delivering strategies and campaigns to maximise audiences and revenue for the 2021 events programme.

Applications Close – Friday 31 July, noon

Interview Date – Friday 7 August



We also ask that all applicants please fill out our Diversity and Equal Opportunities form:


Tender opportunities

There are currently no tender opportunities available, please check back on this page for future updates.

Call-out opportunities

Young Creatives Call Out for Coventry Moves

Led by the Co-Directors Justine Themen and Nigel Jamieson, ‘Coventry Moves’ will be a spectacular event in the city’s year of culture.

We are looking for five artists aged 18 – 30 from Coventry and the surrounding area to join us in shaping the themes and content for this large-scale spectacle.

Exceptional applications from 14 years plus will also be considered.

If you are a young writer, an ideas creator, musically based, an artist, a dancer, a performer or any other kind of artist or creative – this is an opportunity for you to work creatively on an ambitious project to represent the people of Coventry.

Deadline – 22nd July 2020

Interviews – Monday 27th July 2020


We also ask that all applicants please fill out our Diversity and Equal Opportunities form:



#ReformTheNorm Micro-Commissions for D/deaf, Disabled and/or Neurodivergent Artists

The Coventry City of Culture Trust has formed a new partnership with Unlimited, a national arts commissioning programme that enables new work by disabled artists to reach UK and international audiences.

Through this partnership, we are inviting d/Deaf, disabled and/or neurodivergent artists who live and/or regularly work within a CV postcode (this covers Coventry and parts of wider Warwickshire) to apply for ten micro commissions of up to £1,000 each.

These micro commissions are open to artists of any discipline and of any level to either; create new work, enhance their skills and/or explore different creative processes within the Trust’s key themes.

Deadline – Friday 21 August 2020, 12 noon

You can read the full Info Pack as a PDF and Word document below:



We also ask that all applicants please fill out our Diversity and Equal Opportunities form:


A 6-minute British Sign Language (BSL) video which interprets the contents of the Info Pack will be made available on this page on Tuesday 14 July.

A 5-part audio version of the Info Pack is available below:

1. Introduction:

2. The Brief

3. Who Can Apply?

4. What Will You Receive?

5. How to Apply


Invitation of Interest in Public Realm Projects

As part of the UK City of Culture readiness programme and to fulfill the partnership legacy ambitions beyond 2021 – we are inviting all West Midlands, national (UK) and international creatives to submit their interest, proposals, and/or portfolio, in order to be considered within call-outs for current and upcoming public realm regeneration schemes, citywide redevelopment projects and cultural programmes.

The aim is to create a diverse catalogue/database of work and a register of interested artists that can be considered by Coventry City Council and the Coventry City of Culture Trust for future projects.

We are keen to engage local artists to help us create beautiful places for the people of Coventry in what promises to be an exciting year. The nature of the projects is varied and covers all elements of public realm, from garden projects to construction projects, from lighting to street art. We want to talk to you whatever your speciality and whatever your size. Projects will range in budget from very small to several hundred thousand pounds – and we want to invite you to become part of this journey during 2020 and as we progress into 2021.

For more information about the project and how to register interest, please see the full Invitation of Interest document.

Invitation of Interest in Public Realm Projects


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