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Posted Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 12.31am

Torchlight 2014 Team

After a very successful return in 2013, we are now seeking capable and committed core team volunteers to build on our new framework and further develop Torchlight throughout 2014.

The Torchlight 2014 Team will take on the day-to-day event management responsibilities for Kendal Torchlight Carnival on 12th September 2014 and will further develop the activities of the company in line with its core objectives throughout the year.

Torchlight 2014 Team members will be capable, committed, resourceful, diligent and honest and will ideally possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Working to, and completion of tasks within given deadlines will be a critical factor in the success of the team and so commitment to this ethos is essential. All core team roles start immediately and end on 31st October 2014.

Torchlight is seeking applicants for the following core team roles:


  • Team Leader
  • Administration (2 posts)
  • Volunteer Recruitment, Management and Coordination
  • Carnival Content Coordination/Choreography
  • Fundraising/Promotion Events
  • Sponsorship and Corporate Liaison
  • Logistics Coordination (2 posts)
  • Press and Publicity Coordination
  • H&S Coordination and Education
  • Web/Social Media/IT/Promotion


What’s in it for you?

A challenge: Be a key member of the team that creates and manages Kendal Torchlight Carnival ensuring that our 44-year old celebration of local people, business and culture continues developing, representing and promoting Kendal, our community and culture.

An opportunity to put something back into our community, to stand up and be counted as one who promotes the best of Kendal.

An opportunity to develop your skills and capabilities.

An opportunity to get to know people, make friends and network.

A powerful social responsibility entry on your CV



To apply for one of the above positions, please contact Simon McElroy at simon.mcelroy@kendal-torchlight-carnival.co.uk or call on 07721 906030

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