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Festival Officer

Oxford Pride is much more than just a day and we need someone who can help organise events throughout the year, finishing with our well-loved Festival in the week before Pride Day. If you can source acts, speakers and contributors to entertain, inform and educate our audiences then this is the role for you!


Oxford, Oxfordshire

working hours


Voluntary unpaid

Expenses only

What will I be doing?

  • Organise and oversee the management of all events during the Oxford Pride Festival, including the main Parade Day event (in liaison with the Accessibility, Community, Fundraising, Sponsorship and Volunteer Officers).
  • Build and maintain communication with local community groups, businesses and venues to develop a diverse range of events that celebrate LGBTQIA+ life in Oxfordshire, and appeal to a variety of audiences including family-friendly events (with the Community Officer)
  • Contact and liaise with acts, performers, and other external contacts to provide entertainment at Festival events (with the Entertainment Officer).
  • Gather all the necessary information and materials in a timely manner for Festival events to be promoted in the Pride Guide (with the Creative and Communications Officers, and Directors).
  • Source suitable prizes for Festival week competitions (with the Fundraising and Volunteer Officers and Directors).

What do I need?

Enthusiasm to be out there meeting with people to make the events happen.

The benefits:

How do I apply for the role?

If you are interested in applying for a role, get in touch to discuss your ideas and experience for this role – we’d love to hear from you and meet you too! To stand for any vacant position you need to become a member of Oxford Pride. To become a member of Oxford Pride Group, please complete our membership form:

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