Settlement Manager, Green Man Festival


Green Man Festival wishes to appoint a manager for the Settlement area of the festival.  The Settlement is the camping and entertainment area which opens 3 days before the main festival starts, to encourage people to explore the local community. The Settlement Manager is responsible for booking and programming entertainment and workshops, the management and co-ordination of the area, liaison with artists, and recruitment and management of crew and volunteers.

This role will suit an ambitious event producer, we are looking for a motivated individual with a passion for festivals, arts and culture.  The successful candidate will be confident and personable, have excellent communication skills, a logical operational attitude and the ability to build relationships with a wide range of people and key stakeholders.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Curating, contracting and scheduling The Settlement
  • Developing relationships with local businesses and tourist attractions
  • Managing performers, staff and volunteers on site at the festival
  • Administrating all aspects of the role
  • Ensuring The Settlement is delivered on time and within budget

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required


  • Experience and knowledge of programming/producing events
  • Experience of dealing with contracts and negotiations
  • Experience of financial management and budget control
  • Good project management skills with ability to deliver from concept to final event


  • Experience of working at contemporary music festivals

Deadline for applications: 23:59 Sunday 27th January

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Fixed fee: £1,500

This is a part time, freelance position

To apply please send a covering letter outlining why you would be suitable for the role and a CV to