Work with Us

We’re based in the UK and work across Europe,  Asia and further afield. We work with companies, artists festivals, event specialist, cultural institutes and more to grow and nurture an effective and sustainable outdoor arts sector in the UK.

We have a national and international standing for being the go-to organisation for expert advice in all areas of outdoor arts. We have an extensive area of know-how including programming, artist negotiation and booking, marketing, production management, audience development, commissioning, fundraising, events management, culture and diversity policy and much more.

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Current recruitment opportunities :

Communications and Development Manager

Salary: £27,000 – £30,000 depending on experience
Hours of work: Full-time (40 hours per week including lunch breaks)
Responsible to: XTRAX Director
Responsible for: Marketing Officer; Communications and Creative Media Assistant; Freelance staff, external contractors and volunteers
Duration of Post: 12-month fixed term contract with the possibility of renewal
Start Date: As soon as possible

The deadline for completed applications is 10 am on Tuesday 5th July.

Interviews will take place via zoom the following week, probably on the 15th or 16th July.

We are seeking a skilled Marketing and Communications professional, with an aptitude for development and fundraising, and experience in managing people and budgets. The role involves working with a wide range of partners and offers the opportunity to work with a unique organisation with a national and international reach. Whilst the role has responsibility for Development and Fundraising, this is currently a proportionately smaller part of the role than the Communications function, and external support is available to ensure the effective delivery of fundraising targets.

This is an important role for the company, and we are looking for an experienced communications professional who wants to work within a successful arts business. XTRAX has a national and international reputation in the dynamic and varied field of outdoor arts festivals, and our day-to-day work involves working with artists, festivals and a range of partners to deliver new arts works to audiences across the country and internationally, raising the profile of this important and accessible area of the arts.

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We offer consultancy work and an event programming services for those looking to breaking into outdoor arts. Our multi-talent, multi-lingual team members are available as speakers at seminars and talks

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a big impact on the performing arts sector with all indoor theatre performances and many outdoor festivals being cancelled or delayed.

XTRAX can help you during this difficult time; if any venues want to talk to us about presenting performances in public spaces or outdoors.

We are an open and approachable organisation with a diverse range of experience and knowledge at our fingertips. For more information about how to partner with us, please contact Anais Biaux, Creative Development and Partnerships Manager at anais@xtrax.org.uk