Details on vacancies, volunteering and placement opportunities available within the cultural sector within the Liverpool City Region are detailed below. Full details on vacancies can be found on the external website links provided.

Various Roles

Liverpool Philharmonic are now recruiting for a number of on site staff including

  • Stewards
  • Stage Door Receptionists
  • Bar Staff
  • Technical Staff
  • Facilities Management Assistant

All roles pay the Real Living Wage – £9.50 per hour. To find out more and apply:

All roles close at 12 noon on 30th July, apart from the stage door and facilities roles which close on 6th August.

Paperwork Theatre – Advisory Board Members

Paperwork Theatre create bold theatre and events which are joyful, playful and full of humanity, staged in traditional theatres, unusual places, and community owned spaces. The team are theatre makers, living, working and creating in the North West where they champion artistic excellence whilst maintaining a national outlook, working with established and emerging artists from across the UK. Their work is delivered across 3 core strands: Theatre, Community & Artist Opportunities.

Despite the challenges of 2020, Paperwork has gone from strength to strength and are ready to expand their team and widen their audience reach by working nationally. They have exciting plans for the next 18 months and are seeking a Board to help them achieve their aims and grow their reputation as a highly creative and socially responsive organisation who create in response to the question “what does the world need right now?”

The team are keen to learn from your expertise and think there are a few areas in particular where you can help; they would be particularly interested in applications from people with experience in Finance & HR, Marketing & Communications, Digital & Media and people with experience of working with diverse artists and audiences. This list isn’t exclusive and so, if you feel there’s a contribution you could make then please contact the team.

Please send an Expression of Interest (2 sides of A4 maximum or a video no longer than 2minutes) outlining what experience you think you can bring in relation to the points above and why you’d like to join our board. The deadline is Monday 16th August 2021 at 5:00pm. Please send EOI to [email protected]

Free Monkey Mind – Trustee Opportunities

Free Monkey Mind was established in 2015 as a non-for-profit organisation to develop, promote and support arts in health activities.

  • by producing high quality arts and health projects
  • by offering consultancy services to local businesses, creative organisations and health bodies.
  • by sharing good practice with practitioners and organisations
  • by facilitating and supporting local arts and health networks

Over the last five years Free Monkey Mind has successfully delivered arts and health activities for older people including: Silver Bells and Cocktails – a covid safe door-to-door performance, On Cloud 79 – a ethno-comedy theatre performance about living well with dementia, and co-designed Made Up to Meet Up social groups to reduce social isolation.  The team have also partnered with local schools, SURF and Dementia Action Alliance to promote age friendly communities using the interactive Lost and Found Labyrinth.

It is now necessary for the team to seek new funding opportunities and outlets for their skills and set up Free Monkey Mind as a CIO (Charitable Interested Organisation). Due to this they are looking for Trustees who will help their Board to develop their operations into new contracts including creative producing, evaluation, wellbeing services, delivering with housing associations, develop their fundraising strategy as well as oversee the continued success of their existing service. Trustees will benefit by helping to contribute to the development and transition of an important charity and use their skills to move the Charity forward.

The Creative Producer – Elaine McNeill is looking to meet with prospective Trustees at your earliest convenience.

For more information on Free Monkey Mind and the Trustee position, please contact Elaine – [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Friday 6 August 2021 Interview date week commencing 9th August via Teams or zoom.

Local Facilitator

FACT Liverpool are looking for a freelance facilitator local to Liverpool City Region to work with them and artist Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley on a new project called The Imaginists Society.

The project will work with local young people and use games and archives to create art that questions how technology can be used to explore and change our identities. This project is running from June 2021 until June 2022. The work by the facilitator will be carried out over the equivalent of 10 days in August and September 2021. The facilitator will be paid a fee of £250 per day (£2500 in total) and will also receive mentorship from Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley and FACT Learning Team. The mentorship will provide support and insight into how to design interactive and collaborative projects with participants.

Find out more information on this position at FACT Liverpool here.

Volunteer Coordinator

Merseyside Polonia is looking for a person who will grow, support and lead their amazing team of people as volunteer coordinator.

They are searching for a creative, talented, and professional volunteer coordinator to be responsible for a team of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. In this role you need to be outgoing and friendly to ensure that volunteers feel at ease and welcome at Merseyside Polonia. The volunteer coordinator’s responsibilities include recruiting and training new volunteers, keeping a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers supported and informed, and conveying the organisation’s purpose to the wider public and partner organisations.

A successful volunteer coordinator should be a natural people person and be passionate about volunteer work. It is essential for you to show initiative and flexibility as volunteers will be looking to you for guidance and support. You should uphold the values of the organisation while ensuring the comfort of volunteers in their roles.  The team are looking for a person that believes in others and knows how to distinguish talent and do everything possible to motivate and inspire. You must possess excellent organisational skills and ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and experience. You must feel comfortable speaking to big groups of people as you will be expected to run training events and meetings for all volunteers.

Further details on the vacancy for a volunteer coordinate at Merseyside Polonia here. 


Marketing and Events Coordinator

Penine Events are looking for an events and marketing coordinator to help plan, manage and deliver some of the UK’s most exciting and largest events and marketing campaigns.

From the Tour de France (twice!) to Walking with Giants, from light festivals and fireworks, through to mass participation charitable trials, from Tour of Britain, Pedal for Scotland, World Champs and other top level cycling spectaculars through to brand activation & roadshows, from Clippers and Tall ships races to working with military ships, awards shows & conferences, mega music festivals, football parades and adrenaline inducing ‘ironman type’ bespoke challenges – the PE team has done it all and continuous to push the boundaries to create, guide and deliver once-in-a-lifetime experiences with tangible ROI.

Further details on the vacancy at Penine Events are here.

Events and Marketing Support Assistant

No experience necessary but you have a real talent for: marketing campaign support, creative writing, supplier liaisons and event support.

Further details on the vacancy at Penine Events are here.

*Please be advised, all vacancies and tender opportunities are shared on behalf of the organisations named. Culture Liverpool and Liverpool City Council do not endorse or take any responsibility for the recruitment process for any positions.