Programme Manager

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation is seeking a Programme Manager to realise the programme for the fourth Edinburgh International Culture Summit to take place in August 2018.

The Programme Manager will be contracted by the charity and work closely with Sir Jonathan Mills, Programme Director and Summit partners (Scottish and UK Governments, The Scottish Parliament, British Council and Edinburgh International Festival) to plan and deliver an attractive and effective event for Culture Ministers from across the world. 

The contract for this work is due to run from February 2017 to October 2018, at approx. 1.5 days initially, with the potential to increase the time commitment from October 2017 and rising to full time from Spring 2018.  A fee of between £30-36,000 p.a. (pro rata) will be dependent on experience.

A job description is available here

Applications by expressions of interest to include CV and covering letter to: Ben Spencer by 1pm on Wednesday 7th December 2016.


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About the 2018 Culture Summit

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and art leaders from around the world to share ideas, expertise and best practice to inspire positive change in cultural policy and investment. Set against the incomparable backdrop of one of the world's greatest cultural events, the Edinburgh Festivals, the Summit is ideally placed to facilitate conversations between practioners and policy-makers.  


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