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  • 20th December 2019

    LIFT are hiring for 2020


    With LIFT 2020 just round the corner we’re hiring for some additions to our team.


    If you would like to be a part of the next edition of a festival that has been at the forefront of ground-breaking international theatre in the UK for the past 30 years we’d love to hear from you. 


    We’re looking for:

    Fundraising and Business Development Manager 

    Deadline: Midnight, Sunday 26 January 2020

    Fundraising and Business Development INFO PACK JAN 2020


    Festival Producer

    Deadline: Midnight Sunday 19 January 2020

    LIFT 2020 Freelance Festival Producer PACK


    Youth Mentor

    Deadline: Midnight Sunday 2 Feb 2020

    Casual Youth Mentor 2020 INFO PACK


    Development Assistant (Paid internship) 

    Deadline: Midnight Sunday 09 February 2020.

    LIFT Development Intern 2020 INFO PACK


    To apply, read the job description and the person specification then please submit your CV and a cover letter (maximum two A4 sides) demonstrating how you meet the criteria

    • Dyslexic and Neurodiverse candidates are welcome to submit a 2 minute CV video (use your phone, but do rehearse and pitch it like a CV remembering to relate all points to the person specification above). Upload in a common format such as MOV, MP4 or AVI, uploading to YouTube or Vimeo (make sure you set it in a private mode if you prefer for it to not be made public)

    • Applicants should provide contact details for two references, we will seek your permission before making direct contact with any referees. All offers of engagement will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references.

    • Please submit your application and completed equal opportunities form by email with ‘ LIFT [Job you’re applying for]’ in the subject line to recruitment@liftfestival.com by the deadlines stated above.



    An Equal Opportunities Monitoring form for all advertised vacancies can be found here




    We are also looking for applicants for our LIFT 2020 Placement programme with the following roles available:

    • Development & Events (4 months)
    • Marketing & Digital (4 months)
    • Audiences & Evaluation (3 months)
    • Producing (3 months)

    If this is something you’re interested in you can find details here


    Good Luck!