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Jobs and careers with The Lowry

The Lowry has a standard application form.Large text copies of this document are available if required. Please note that The Lowry does not accept CVs as a method of application.

Please return your complete application form to or by post to the Human Resources Department, The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ.

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The Lowry will proactively encourage employees, volunteers, contractors, visiting companies, interns and placements to welcome diversity, respecting each person’s individuality and valuing their creativity. Everyone has a responsibility towards encouraging diversity within The Lowry.

In Quays Culture;

Quays Culture is a cultural programme generated through a consortium of partners who are leading the way in the fields of digital media, broadcasting, education, business, sport, arts, culture and heritage. The aim of the programme is to enrich the location of The Quays, making it a visitor destination through a programme of arts and cultural events. Partners include BBC North, The Lowry, IWMN, Salford University, Peel/MediaCityUK, Salford City Council, Trafford Borough Council, Manchester United and Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Quays Programme Coordinator (22.5 hours per week, worked over 3 days), fixed term contract until 31 March 2018 (likely to be extended annually subject to funding), £14,688 per annum plus staff benefits

We are looking for a Quays Programme Coordinator to effectively project manage the delivery of the Quays Culture programme. You will coordinate multiple event delivery across the cultural programme for outdoor and indoor events, large and small scale. For each event/installation you will ensure all legal requirements, partner approval, event plans and risk assessments are complete, approved and shared with relevant partners and stakeholders. You will be responsible for organising and coordinating regular Quays multi-agency programming meetings, collecting and analysing monitoring data and drafting contracts.

You will have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills. Experience of co-ordinating operational project management for outdoor events and programmes is essential. The successful candidate will be a strong advocate for the Quays and the Arts and Cultural Programme.  

The post will be based at The Lowry, working for the Quays Partnership initiative – Quays Culture

The application deadline for this vacancy is Wednesday 25 January 2017 at 10:00am.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.   

Previous applicants need not apply


In the Marketing Department;

The Movement is a strategic partnership between The Lowry, Birmingham Hippodrome and Sadler’s Wells supported by Arts Council England. The Movement aims to nurture talent and bring large scale dance productions to even wider audiences, enabling new audiences to discover and enjoy dance in the UK. 
Content and Community Assistant (15 hours per week, worked over 2 days), 2 year fixed term contract, salary subject to experience plus staff benefits
We are looking for a Content and Community Assistant to support in the development of The Movement brand, and in using the brand’s digital and social media platforms as key vehicles for promoting dance to all audiences. The post-holder will harness social media and user-generated content to stimulate dialogue and bring more people to join the online community that celebrates and supports dance.
Good interpersonal, literacy and team working skills are essential. The successful candidate will be skilled in creating highly engaging digital and social media content and curating social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Knowledge of the UK dance sector, both amateur and professional and in formal and informal education settings is essential. 
This post can be based at The Lowry, at Birmingham Hippodrome or in London at Sadler’s Wells dependant on the successful candidate’s location. There will also be some field work to support the production of original content around the country.
The job description for this role can be found here.  
The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 20 January 2017 at 10:00am.
Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 26 January 2017 and will take place across all 3 venues dependent on the shortlisted candidate’s location.
To apply for this position please send your current CV and covering letter stating why you should be considered for this role to  

Graphic Designer – 37.5 hours per week, upto £21,000 per annum plus staff benefits

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to produce high quality, creative graphic design material for use in Lowry publications and other promotional resources. Working with the marketing team and external creative agencies you will create coherent design for specific events in the theatres and galleries. You will manage design provision and sub-brands for other departments including Galleries, Learning and Engagement, Corporate, Development and Hospitality.

You will have creative flair and vision, attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills.  You will possess excellent working knowledge of print and design strategies for organisations in the arts sector and an understanding of modern trends in graphic design.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 27 January 2017 at 10:00am.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack

In the Retail Department;

Retail Assistant – 7.5 hours per week worked on a Saturday, £2,905.50 per annum plus staff benefits

We are looking for an outstanding Retail Assistant to join our team.  You will be expected to maximise sales opportunities whilst providing all Lowry visitors with the highest standards of service and customer care.

You should have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and be able to work well as part of a team. Previous experience in a customer facing role within a retail environment and experience of cash handling is essential. The ideal candidate will be courteous and polite when dealing with members of the public.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Wednesday 18 January 2017 at 10:00am.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.

The Lowry is a private limited company registered in England and Wales (no. 3255905) and a registered charity (no. 1053962).