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Marketing & Communications Manager (Festivals & special events) 

£35K depending on experience; fixed term or freelance contract 

The Stables is looking for an outstanding communicator to manage the development and implementation of the marketing & communications strategy for IF: Milton Keynes International Festival, associated signature events and special projects. A contract will be offered to incorporate the 2023 edition of IF: Milton Keynes International Festival including the wrap up and evaluation / feedback to stakeholders in the Autumn of 2023. The initial term may be extended by mutual agreement.  

The role requires a flexible approach with some periods requiring greater commitment to ensure the success of projects. A blend of home office and on-site working is required with a particular requirement to be onsite for the set up and delivery of the Festival in July 2023 which is scheduled to take place from 21 to 30 July. 

A full job pack can be downloaded below. To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter which details your interest and suitability for the post with particular reference to your experience and the person specification.

Completed applications should be returned by 12 noon on Wednesday 17 August 2022 to or by mail to Joana Cooper, The Stables Theatre Ltd, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, MK17 8LU