Volunteer Webmaster

webmaster-#2Page to Stage are looking for a web-master/designer to continue to develop the website and maintain it over the coming months in the lead up to the Page to Stage Festival.

The post is a voluntary [unpaid], flexible hours post; it is expected that you will work no more than a few hours per week, on average, although more hours may be required early in the project. The purpose of the post is to develop and maintain the Page to Stage website in response to requests from the Project Manager/Festival Director.

The site  is, currently, running on a WordPress platform designed using Artisteer 4. It is envisioned that tickets to the festival will be sold and script submissions will be made through the site.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Maintaining the current site.
  • Updating current posts.
  • Editing and publishing new items.
  • Developing the site for a professional image.
  • Adding necessary plugins
  • Modifying coding to customise the site
  • Give advice to participating parties regarding web presence
  • Producing reports for the management.

Person Specification

This post will suit a graduate, undergraduate or other suitably skilled person who can demonstrate skills and/or a background in:

  • HTML, CSS, PHP and CMSs
  • Appropriate software development packages.
  • CMS databases
  • Newsletters, visitor sign ups, etc
  • WordPress and associated plugins
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Graphics tools


It is expected that most of the work will be executed from the candidate’s own home, although there may be occasions when s/he will be expected to attend meetings in Liverpool. If the successful candidate lives outside of Merseyside, suitable travel expenses will be allowed.

About Page to Stage

Page to Stage is a Merseyside based new-writing festival that will be held in Liverpool in September of this year. Page to Stage has the support of local theatres and the local council. As a not-for-profit organisation, Page to Stage must rely on volunteer support. While the post is not currently funded, it is hoped that, next year, a paid position can be offered.


Please complete the APPLICATION FORM and don’t forget to attach a CV