We are looking for a highly organised Volunteers & Events Manager for our annual Summer Festival 6 – 16 July.  Sydenham Arts is in its 9th year of running a visual arts, arts and culture festival featuring a wide range of events (spoken word, music, comedy, dance) in and around Sydenham, SE26.  We are a small and expanding charity organisation dedicated to providing events of high quality, fun and socially inclusive for our local community.

This role will suit someone who has worked in a festival and/or event environment who is a well-organised, friendly and a quick-thinking individual.

This is a freelance position paid at £11.40 per hour, 15 hours per week.  You must be eligible to work in the UK.  Closing date 5 June 2017.  Interviews 9 June.

For a full job description please visit our website

Please send us a CV along with a covering letter responding to the job description, explaining:  Why this opportunity interests you.

  • Your relevant experience
  • What skills and qualities you can bring to Sydenham Arts
  • Your educational qualifications
  • Your full contact details
  • When we can best contact you

Please note that given anticipated demand, we can ONLY respond to those we invite for interview.   We will not accept applications that are just CVs.

If you have any questions, or require further information prior to submitting your application, please contact

Applications should be sent to the same email address with the role title in the subject of the email.

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