Current Vacancies
1) Festival Assistant

Festival Volunteers
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Why Work for DaDaFest?


  • We have strong values: social justice and transformation caused by new and exciting arts that is accessible for everyone.
  • We believe that arts can save and change lives, this is at the heart of our company, and directs into everything we do.
  • We run a vibrant international biennial festival expressing pride in our work, which has led to influencing others, and creating collaborations all over the world.


  • Thrive on taking on a variety of responsibilities.
  • Love to learn new and interesting things every day.
  • Are imaginative, creative, and well organised.
  • Enjoy working with a diverse team, and forming new partnerships.

DaDaFest is one of the UKs leading Disability Arts organisation, working from our base in the Bluecoat, Liverpool.

We believe that the arts have the power to transform lives.

Our vision is to be a world leader in promoting arts that can save lives, and impact social change. We do this by delivering high calibre arts programmes, focusing on our biennial International Disability Arts Festival, keeping in line with what we refer to as our ‘outrageous ambitions’.

To realise our vision, and strengthen us on our quest, we need talented, committed, and motivated people from a wide variety of backgrounds, who thrive in a creative, imaginative and collaborative environment.

Inclusion and diversity are vital to us and we strive to reflect this in the variety of our artistic programmes, to attracting audiences from a wide range of communities, and in recruiting a diverse workforce. We actively seek to reflect this with our status as a local, national and international arts organisation that is inclusive of everyone.

Click here to download our Guide to Applying for Jobs at DaDaFest



Festival Assistant

We are seeking a freelancer to support with the production and delivery of this year’s festival. The post will include project administration, database management, project planning and management for a major, high profile, international arts festival. The assistant would work alongside our Artistic Director, Festival Producer and production team to ensure the festival programme is delivered in line with our themes and vision.

Deadline to Apply: Friday 29 July 2016 (5pm)
Interviews Take Place: Friday 5 August 2016

- Freelance (maximum of 80 days TBC with Festival Producer & Artistic Producer between August 2016 and December 2016)
- Salary: £70 per day – up to £5,600 for a maximum of 80 days worked
- Location: DaDaFest Office, Liverpool & other locations off site as required

Click here to download: Festival Assistant Application Pack
Please return your completed forms to richardn@dadafest.co.uk or post to: DaDaFest, The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX


Festival Volunteers


During each DaDaFest International festival, we have lots of opportunities for volunteering. Roles include; front of house, invigilation, artist liaison, administration, marketing, events assistance and more. We ask for a minimum commitment of 10 hours but you can take part in as much of the festival as you’d like. Volunteers will be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses and will also receive Disability Equality Action Training and volunteer training.

Fill in the form below to be added to our Volunteering List and we’ll get in touch with you in September 2016 with further information.

Volunteer - Expressions of Interest

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