Education Co-ordinator – full-time permanent job.
£17,000 - £20,000 per annum depending on
Cheltenham Festivals’ offices and Festival sites.
Some evening and weekend work required, no
overtime paid but time in lieu.
25 days per annum plus bank holidays. The holiday
year is January to December.
Part A: Background Information and Job purpose
• The first Cheltenham Music Festival was held in 1945 with Literature following a
few years later. Cheltenham Arts Festivals was formed in 1948 as a charity. In
1996 the first Cheltenham Jazz Festival was organised and Science joined the
portfolio of festivals in 2002.
In recognition of the Science Festival, the company recently changed its name to
The company is committed to increasing its financial independence and
developing an entrepreneurial culture.
The Festivals sell over 150,000 tickets a year and currently raise over £1 million
per annum in sponsorship and donations. Future sponsorship and fundraising
targets will exceed £1.5 million per annum.
• The organisation is run by a Board of Directors and each Festival is supported by
an advisory Group, the chair of which is a member of the Board of Directors.
The Education team supports all four Festivals; the team devises and delivers a
year-round programme of projects and events to schools and communities
• To provide administrative support to, and co-ordinate all activity within, the
Education Department, working across all areas as required.
Part B: Detailed job description
• To assist in the design, organisation and delivery of Cheltenham Festivals’
• To maintain consistent and clear communicat