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MIF are currently looking for the following:

Official Box Office Partner required by Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival invites expressions of interest from ticketing agencies who wish to tender to be its Official Box Office Partner (OBOP) for its 2015 Festival.

MIF is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events and takes place biennially in Manchester, UK. The Festival launched in 2007 as an artist-led, commissioning Festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture. The dates for the next Festival are 2 - 19 July 2015.

Companies are expected to be able to provide a flexible, accessible, efficient and effective ticketing solution with a high quality, integrated service especially in regards to a/customer service, b/financial reconciliation and c/marketing. The box office and ticketing solution for the Festival must work for a range of different markets locally, nationally and internationally.

We are currently seeking expressions of interested from Box Office and Ticketing Agencies who can deliver MIF’s box office & ticketing functions for the autumn 2014 onsale/s through to August 2015 for the evaluation period after MIF15.

Expressions of interest can be made by email to

Deadline for tender submission is Fri 18 April, 5pm and the Festival will invite short-listed tendering organisations to an interview to discuss the contract more fully.

Two paid Internships – Marketing and Administration
Two six month paid internship working towards the 2015 Manchester International Festival based in our Manchester office.

Download more information here.

Both Intern roles have been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme and will be based at our main office (35 hours per week Monday-Friday and paid at National Minimum Wage).

Before applying please take time to read the Job Description/Person Specification Documents for the two roles here:

Marketing Assistant Internship

Administative Assistant Internship

The fifth Manchester International Festival runs from 2 – 19 July 2015.

There are many ways that you can be part of the MIF team; whether that is training for an apprenticeship, working for us or volunteering during the Festival. Any vacancies will be posted on our website, Facebook page, Twitter and in our newsletter.

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I loved my time at MIF and I have been telling everyone I know what a great experience it was! It’s really changed my life, as cliched as that sounds, so thank you very much for the opportunity!
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