Job Opportunity: Event Safety Manager required for SO Festival 2018

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Published 12th February 2018. DEADLINE EXTENDED!!! SO Festival 2018 require a competent, experienced and suitable individual/ company to carry out the role of Event Safety Manager for SO Festival 2018. This is a temporary contracted position, but could lead to future years.

SO Festival takes place in Mablethorpe and Skegness over the weekend of the 31 August, 1 and 2 September 2018.

Attracting audiences between 80,000 to 100,000 (this is throughput and individuals are more likely to be around 20,000) the festival is now established as the region's leading cultural and outdoor arts festival with audiences that want to see great performances. Examples of our work include Plasticiens Volants, Walk The Plank, Jeremy Deller and Wired Ariel Theatre Company ( As the World Tipped), Transe Express, Les Commandos Percu, And Now and All or Nothing. We have also created bespoke commissions with Black Country Touring, All or Nothing and was a co-commissioner of Carousel by Southpaw Dance Company.

Please see pdf icon Event Safety Manager Job Description [90kb] outlining the role, responsibilities, person specification and project milestones.

If you would like to be considered for this role please send the following by 17:00 on the 27 February 2018:

  • Statement of your background and experience

  • Copy of your relevant qualifications and insurances

  • Quote for the role - The costs should be broken down into components with a full description of each component and its associated time and costs. Should also include travelling and accommodation expenses, etc.

  • Contact details for 2 references

If you would like a conversation about the role or have any questions please feel free to contact us on the details below.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Matthew Archer ( by 17:00 on 6 March 2018.