Join our team: Administrative and Marketing Assistant (Temporary Role)

Job Title: Administrative and Marketing Assistant
Salary: £17,000 – £18,000 (pro rata) depending on experience
Hours of work:  Part time (3 days a week) or full time
Responsible to: Communications Manager, Director
Duration of Post: Short term contract until the 30th of September

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 24th June 2019, 17.00.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 2nd July in Manchester.


About the role:

Short term contract to start as soon as possible until September 30th with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

XTRAX is looking for an enthusiastic and efficient Administrative and Marketing Assistant to join our team during our busy summer season, including our international showcase events in summer 2019. This temporary role is a great opportunity for someone with excellent administration skills wanting to build experience in the field of festivals and events. The post is based at our office in Manchester.

We are ideally looking for a 3 days per week post but will consider applications from strong candidates wishing to work Full Time for this period.

A major focus of the post will be providing administrative support to the management and delivery of our showcase events in Stockton and Hull. The work will require a high level of organisation and attention to detail in the preparation of the printed and online materials required for the events.

You can find some background information about the company and its activities, along with the full Job Description and Person Specification for this role in the sidebar.



How to apply:

To apply for this role please send your C.V., along with a covering letter (no longer than 2 sides of A4), that explains your suitability for the post. In your covering letter, please explain how you feel you would be able to undertake the key tasks outlined; also addressing the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification as appropriate.

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible – please indicate approximately when you would expect to be able to start if you were offered the post.

Please return your completed application marked ‘Administrative & Marketing Assistant, as well as your equal opportunities form to Matt Belfield,

Please note, that a C.V. arriving without a cover letter will not be considered. We would also be grateful if you would complete the equal opportunities form and return it with your application. We will acknowledge all applications received by the deadline by email to the address from which they were sent.

XTRAX aims to reflect and celebrate diversity in all aspects of our work, including artists, audiences, staff, board and partners. Our team is drawn from many different backgrounds and cultures. We especially welcome applications from diverse and d/Deaf and disabled people.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

If you need any more information about the role or would like to discuss your application please email Matt Belfield, Communications Manager,



To discuss this opportunity please contact Matt Belfield at