Current Vacancies
1) Executive Director
2) PA to Artistic Director/ Office Administrator

Festival Volunteers
1) Click here to apply

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



Executive Director

We are looking for an experienced manager and strong business leader to join a highly successful international disability-led arts organisation.

Deadline to Apply: Friday 8 July 2016
Interviews Take Place: Tuesday 19 July 2016

Full Time (35 hours per week)
Salary: £31,900 per annum, plus Pension Contribution
Contract: 2 Years (Fixed Term)
Reporting To: Board
Location: DaDaFest Office, Liverpool

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

PA to Artistic Director/ Office Administrator

This role will involve providing communication assistance for the Artistic Director as well as general administrative and office support to the operations of DaDaFest.

Deadline to Apply: Friday 1 July 2016
Interviews Take Place: Friday 8 July 2016

Part-Time (3 Days Per Week – 21 Hours)
Salary: £10.77 per hour
Reporting To: Executive Director
Location: DaDaFest Office, Liverpool & other locations off-site where required

Click here to download: PA and Admin Application Pack
Please return your completed forms to harriem@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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