Trainee Event Coordinator – applications closed

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Trainee Event Coordinator – applications closed

We’re delighted to be collaborating with Culture Liverpool to offer an exciting new Event Coordinator traineeship. 

This placement will give the successful applicant the opportunity to work across a number of projects at Culture Liverpool, Liverpool City Council’s cultural service.

Since the incredible success in 2008 of their European Capital of Culture Year, Culture Liverpool has built on the city’s world class reputation, championing and using arts and events as the driving force for the regeneration of the whole city.

The successful candidate will gain experience across three departments at Culture Liverpool: Event Management, Marketing and Creative Engagement, working with Susan Lees, City Event Manager. They’ll also receive ongoing support from Kate Lowes, Head of Programmes at Brighter Sound.

Part of Both Sides Now, our groundbreaking programme to support, inspire and showcase women in music in the North of England, the intention of the role is to increase opportunities for female Event Coordinators, although applications are welcome from any gender.

The traineeship will take place from 20 May – 12 August 2019, based at Culture Liverpool. The role is part-time (4 days a week) and paid, with a fee of £3650. Activity may take place outside of normal office hours.

Applicant requirements

We welcome applicants with a knowledge of and connections to Liverpool/Merseyside and the music scene.

You should also:

  • Have a demonstrable interest in both music and events
  • Have a commitment to pursuing a career as a professional event manager in Liverpool
  • Have some experience of creating and delivering small scale events
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to living and making work in Liverpool & Merseyside

How to apply

Download the job description here

Complete the online application form here

We recommend downloading a sample application form (for reference only) before you begin your online application.

The deadline for applications is Friday 19 April, 12pm.

If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact Kate Gilston at or 07900 701 826.

We use an inclusive definition of ‘women’ and ‘female’, welcoming applicants who may identify as non-binary, cis-gendered, or trans.

Find out more about Both Sides Now here.