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Senior Project Manager for WOMEX 13 Cardiff

On behalf of Cerdd Cymru : Music Wales

Are you interested in World Music? Do you have what it takes to lead a momentous musical event of international dimensions, and one of the most ambitious cultural events ever to be staged in Cardiff?

Following Cerdd Cymru : Music Wales’ successful bid to host WOMEX in Cardiff in October 2013, the partnership is looking for a dynamic individual as a freelance Senior Project Manager.

This post is pivotal in meeting Welsh and WOMEX ambitions in 2013 and beyond and will be responsible for planning, reviewing, and delivering WOMEX 13 Cardiff according to strict deadlines and within budget, as detailed in the business plan. The post will report to the Cerdd Cymru : Music Wales board and will coordinate all working group activities.

The right person will bring focus and energy to the partnership and will be an effective manager and communicator who will build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project. He/She will harness the enthusiasm and commitment of key agencies, producers and individuals by brokering partnerships and producing joint events, projects and activities.

The project manager will oversee financial control of each work group & the project in its entirety (alongside Finance chair).

The right person will have a relevant degree and/or extensive experience as well as proven experience of project management of high profile events, festivals or other cultural /music industry projects, particularly those conceived by and delivered in partnership with a range of organisations- both public and private.

Familiarity with the music industry in Wales, the UK and internationally is essential

The project manager is a leading role that demands good communication skills. The person will be persuasive, encouraging, and motivating, with strong interpersonal skills.

Deadline for applications: 24th March 2012

Interviews will be held in Cardiff on Monday the 2nd of April 2012.

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Matthews on 02920 494110
Eluned Haf on 02920 441320
David Alston on 0845 8734 900

For further information on WOMEX 13 Cardiff, please click here.

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