Project Manager, Handmade Parade

Handmade Parade brings artists into communities to create parades, festivals and stunning celebrations. We have a fantastic, talented and generous team of professional carnival artists, puppeteers, makers, musicians, stilt walkers and performers based around Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, England.

We are in the process of growing from one major event a year to a year-round organisation and are seeking a project manager to help us establish and maintain a sustainable platform to facilitate that growth.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage organization of Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade 2017.

The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of this large scale community event and all related activities.

The Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade is to be held on 25th June 2017.

  • 6th March 2017
  • Part time
  • Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)
  • Kathleen McGrath –

How to Apply

Please send a CV (including details of two referees) and covering letter, outlining why you would like to work with us and how you meet the person specification, no later than 12 noon Monday 6 March 2017. Please note that the successful applicant will be required to complete a DBS check before assuming this role.

Interviews will take place within one week of the closing date. If you are unavailable at this time please indicate this in your cover letter.

Please send applications and requests for further information to Kathleen McGrath (Executive Director) (

A full job description and more information about the organisation can be found at

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