Festival of Debate Events Manager

An exciting opportunity to join Opus Independents in Sheffield to help run 2023's Festival of Debate.

Jobs | 31.01.23

Opus Independents reaches more than 150,000 people a year through live events, broadcasting and publishing in Sheffield and beyond.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team as an Events Manager and help to deliver 2023's Festival of Debate programme.

Founded in 2015 by Opus Independents, Festival of Debate creates opportunities to bring people together to share new ideas and lived experience that can help shape our understanding of the world. 

Each year the festival hosts more than 50 events in April and May, delivered with a range of partners including: grassroots campaign groups, voluntary and community groups, universities and think tanks. The annual programme includes discussions, Q&As, artistic responses, keynote speeches, performances and plays that explore politics, economics and society. Events are hosted across a range of venues and events spaces in Sheffield and online.

Find out more about the Festival of Debate and what the role involves at:


The deadline for applications is 19th February 2023.