Role:  Festival Manager

The Hebridean Celtic Festival is an internationally acclaimed music festival which takes place annually in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. This award winning festival has just completed its 26th annual festival to sell out crowds and a rich programme from across the globe, celebrating celtic and Gaelic music and culture. The Festival is organised by the Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust Ltd, a voluntary board of trustees. For more information go to 

Festival Manager 

The Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust are recruiting for a Festival Manager who, working with the Board of Directors, will have responsibility for the overall programme direction and booking, as well as planning to ensure there is a full and varied programme of events during festival week. The successful candidate will also work to ensure smooth running of all aspects of the festival. 

This role presents an exciting opportunity for the right dynamic, creative and innovative individual at an award-winning and internationally acclaimed Festival. This is a full time position and we require the candidate to be flexible in their approach to the role across the year. 

We welcome applications from those who feel they can demonstrate they can deliver on the Job Description and meet the Person Specification here

The annual salary is £38,470-£44,769 and the contract is for 1 year initially and will be extended based on extended funding and performance.

Applicants are asked to provide a CV and a covering letter demonstrating how they meet the person specification. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to participate in an interview process.

If you would like to discuss the position further please contact 

Please submit your application to by 5pm Friday 1 September 2023