Festivals Producer

4 days left

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Worcester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Sep 2019
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a dynamic, creative festivals Producer to lead on all aspects of delivery for our clients Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.

Position: Festivals Producer

Location: Worcester

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: GBP30,000 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 28th February 2022

Benefits: 25 days per annum (plus Bank Holidays), company pension scheme, discounted and free tickets for Severn Arts events and activities, free parking, modern spacious office, learning and development opportunities, career progression within the sector.

Closing Date: Friday 20th September

Interviews: Monday 30th September

The Arches - Worcester Project will transform eight railway arches between Foregate Street Station and the riverside into a brand new cultural destination.

The Role

We are looking for an outstanding producer with an established track record of success in delivering complex, multi-scale arts events. The Festivals Producer is a varied and challenging role to lead on the delivery of the Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.

The Producer will play a vital role in the success of the Festivals programme, working closely with the Festivals Director, artists and partners across the city on the development and delivery of all 4 festivals per year. You will play a key role in embedding the festivals within the City as it grows into a new cultural destination.

About You

As Festivals Producer, you will have a strong track record of producing within live arts ideally within a festival's context. You will have excellent people skills, a positive, 'can-do' approach to bringing ambitious projects to life. The Producer will need to be a skilled communicator and negotiator, ensuring a high level of partner and audience engagement across all festivals.

You will bring with you:

-Experience of producing within a live performing arts context.
-Experience of project management, from conception through to completion.
-Experience of working within festivals / Outdoor arts context.
-Experience of coordination of projects with a range of partners / stakeholders.
-Up-to-date knowledge of current legal requirements, policies, criteria for the presentation of outdoor work.
-A detailed understanding of Festivals from a producer & production view point.
-Knowledge of the outdoor performing arts sector.

If you have not heard from us by 6pm on Wednesday 25th September, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

In return...

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation that is passionate about music and the arts and their power to transform and enrich lives. If you want to work for an organisation where its more than just a job and you have the skills they are looking for, then we want to hear from you! With a great benefits package, this truly is an amazing opportunity!

About the Organisation

Our client is a leading arts and music education charity in Worcestershire. They provide music education in and out of school and lead arts development for the county, meaning more artistic activity for communities

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