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Einstein’s Garden science engagement area Manager, Green Man Festival

05 Jan 2023 1:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Deadline for applications extended to: 11:59pm Sunday 29th January

Green Man Festival wishes to appoint a manager for their Einstein’s Garden science engagement area. 

Einstein’s Garden makes and curates creative fusions of science, art and nature. We bring together scientists, arts practitioners and diverse audiences to create playful and inspiring encounters. The area’s venues are packed with a vibrant programme of performances, workshops and installations that use art, creativity and entertainment to engage people with the diverse aspects of science and nature in fun, quirky and unexpected ways. 

The Einstein’s Garden Manager is responsible for curating and producing innovative and entertaining science engagement projects, booking and programming entertainment, workshops and science stalls. They are responsible for the planning, management and coordination of the area, liaison with artists, and recruitment and management of crew and volunteers. The area should appeal to adults, young people and children. 

This role will suit an event producer who engages with audiences in an impactful and memorable way, with an interest in festivals, science (particularly in relation to health and environmental issues), 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.

Contract Details

  • Part time contract

  • Salary - £3,500 fixed fee

  • Majority of the contract is remote working, but the successful candidate will be required to work on-site during the festival.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Curating, contracting and producing Einstein’s Garden

  • Managing performers, staff and volunteers on site at the festival

  • Overseeing the event build and on-site area management

  • Administering all aspects of the role 

  • Ensuring Einstein’s Garden is delivered on time and within budget 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required


  • Experience and knowledge of programming/producing events

  • Experience and knowledge of science engagement

  • 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: 11:59pm Sunday 22nd January
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