Freelance Festival Director vacancy in Alsayegh Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website Alsayegh

This Job Listing is about Alsayegh in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About the job

We are currently looking for a freelance Festival Director who will lead and support the team in putting together exceptional proposal for a couple of festivals. The applying candidate should be available immediately for a duration of 1 month, which could be extendable based on performance.

Key Responsibilities, Duties & Skills

*The Festival Director will collaborate with festival management, partners, suppliers, and artists to enable the delivery of a broad and engaging range of activities.

*The Festival Director will provide the creative lead for the festivals, reflecting the theme of the exciting and diverse successful proposal.

*Will ensure efficient management of all aspects of the proposal, delivery of outcomes, budget management, and adherence to timescales.

*To provide leadership for all involved internal and external resources.

*To curate an exciting, broad-based, and varied program for the festivals, which reflect the overall ethos.

*To liaise with talents and makers from across various cultural forums to ensure that they have ample opportunity to be involved in the festivals.

*To liaise with the selected venues, ensuring the proposed layout and setup works appropriately and is programmed into the various spaces.

*To ensure that a significant part of the program engages with local people from a range of cultural backgrounds.

*To work with the management team to oversee the general programming, planning, and vision of upcoming festivals.

*To work within the guidelines of the festival’s strategic plan, goals, and objectives.

*Demonstrate experience in programming and the ability to generate creative ideas that lead to successful outcomes and experiences for festival attendees.

*Experience in event planning and management of arts and cultural programs.

*Extensive knowledge of the arts and cultural industry, policies, and current environment.

*Comprehensive knowledge of the UAE, regional communities, and demographics with an understanding to develop relationships with organisations from the community.

*Demonstrated experience in engagement with various community and cultural groups, local authorities, and other relevant communities.

*Excellent verbal and written skills.

Important Note: Please apply if you are available to start immediately for a minimum duration of one month.

Company: Alsayegh

Vacancy Type: Contract 

Job Location:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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