About us

Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton International Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.

Watch our trailer below to get a taste of the Festival.

About us

Jobs & opportunities

Buxton International Festival is made of a small, passionate and dedicated team working all year round. We would love for you to join us to help inspire a new generation.

Freelance Digital Marketer

BIF is seeking a Freelance Digital Marketer who will support to develop and implement BIF’s digital marketing campaigns to engage new and existing audiences, increase box office income and significantly enhance our online profile. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working in a creative digital marketing role, preferably in a senior role, and will be experienced in website administration; social media and e-newsletter creation/scheduling; digital advertising; digital audience development; analytical reporting and evaluation.


Download the job description and personal spec below for full information.

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Please send your CV and covering letter to emma.lloyd@buxtonfestival.co.uk by Thursday 21 March 2019.

Board Member

Buxton International Festival is described as ‘one of the great little unmissable European Opera Festivals’. We are seeking to appoint two non-executive Trustees/Directors to the Board. Commercial experience is essential; we are looking for candidates with good knowledge of marketing & fund raising.

The Board meets four times a year usually in Buxton; some committee meetings are held online. Board members fund their own tickets and expenses; there is no remuneration.

To register your interest in this opportunity, you are asked to submit:

  • A copy of your CV or biographical details.
  • A statement of interest (up to 2 pages) indicating why you are interested in the role and what you are able to bring to the organisation.

If you would like to be considered please send a brief CV and letter of interest to the Chairman, Felicity Goodey, c/o Lee Barnes at lee@buxtonfestival.co.uk.

Further details of the role are available.

Closing date 12pm Friday 22 March 2019