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Festival Producer - FESTIVAL UK* 2022

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Closing Date: 07/07/2021

Festival UK* 2022 is looking for an experienced, highly organised and creative Festival Producer with a proven record of working in a cultural/STEAM organisation or festival context and with a good understanding of large-scale cultural events production. You will support the delivery of 10 ground-breaking new commissions with the ambition of reaching millions; bringing people together and promoting the UK's creativity to the world.

Additional responsibilities will include, but not limited to, operational planning and delivery of assigned project activity; including scoping the overall process, as well as, working cross-sector, cross-nation and across multi-stakeholders, demonstrating exceptional project management, financial and budgeting skills. You will report directly to the Head of Commissioning.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development and operational delivery of the Creative Programme for Festival 2022; supporting the programme team to bring together organisations and individuals from across Festival sectors (arts, culture, design, science, engineering, maths, heritage and technology) in the form of ten major commissions;
  • Undertake assigned project activity, taking supporting the financial, logistical and operational management of the research and development process;
  • Work as part of the creative programming team to deliver diverse prospective projects, programme strands and ideas across multiple art-forms;
  • Work across the four nations of the UK on the development and delivery of activity;
  • Develop, monitor and report on progress against milestones and project time-lines;
  • Review project plans and monitor budgets;
  • Champion representation, accessibility and inclusion across the Producing Process;
  • Working as part of the wider team, shape the overall vision and direction of Festival 2022 as a nationwide celebration of creativity and innovation that will reach millions.

Skills and Experience Required

Essential

  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • At least five years experience producing projects, events, commissions, co-productions and/or cultural/STEAM programmes;
  • Understanding of multi-partner collaboration and delivery;
  • Knowledge of artistic commissioning processes;
  • Working knowledge of multiple parts of production, delivery and audience development;
  • Experience in budget management;
  • Experience of relationship management.

Desirable

  • Experience of working on high-profile public and creative programmes;
  • Presentation, report writing and public speaking ability;
  • Up to date knowledge of Industry Inclusion and Diversity Practices;
  • Experience of working on public engagement projects with schools and communities;
  • Ability to assess production requirements;
  • Resilient with an effective approach to resolving challenges and identifying solutions;
  • Able to build networks, alliances and relationships in a short period of time.

Salary: upto £40,000 per annum

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Festival UK* 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.



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Festival Producer - FESTIVAL UK* 2022
Permanent / Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham
Sector:
Professional
Job Type:
Corporate Services
Number of vacancies:
1
Reference code:
SW210609194163
Gi Group Team:
Birmingham
Date Vacancy Posted:
2021-06-09

Closing Date: 07/07/2021

Festival UK* 2022 is looking for an experienced, highly organised and creative Festival Producer with a proven record of working in a cultural/STEAM organisation or festival context and with a good understanding of large-scale cultural events production. You will support the delivery of 10 ground-breaking new commissions with the ambition of reaching millions; bringing people together and promoting the UK's creativity to the world.

Additional responsibilities will include, but not limited to, operational planning and delivery of assigned project activity; including scoping the overall process, as well as, working cross-sector, cross-nation and across multi-stakeholders, demonstrating exceptional project management, financial and budgeting skills. You will report directly to the Head of Commissioning.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development and operational delivery of the Creative Programme for Festival 2022; supporting the programme team to bring together organisations and individuals from across Festival sectors (arts, culture, design, science, engineering, maths, heritage and technology) in the form of ten major commissions;
  • Undertake assigned project activity, taking supporting the financial, logistical and operational management of the research and development process;
  • Work as part of the creative programming team to deliver diverse prospective projects, programme strands and ideas across multiple art-forms;
  • Work across the four nations of the UK on the development and delivery of activity;
  • Develop, monitor and report on progress against milestones and project time-lines;
  • Review project plans and monitor budgets;
  • Champion representation, accessibility and inclusion across the Producing Process;
  • Working as part of the wider team, shape the overall vision and direction of Festival 2022 as a nationwide celebration of creativity and innovation that will reach millions.

Skills and Experience Required

Essential

  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • At least five years experience producing projects, events, commissions, co-productions and/or cultural/STEAM programmes;
  • Understanding of multi-partner collaboration and delivery;
  • Knowledge of artistic commissioning processes;
  • Working knowledge of multiple parts of production, delivery and audience development;
  • Experience in budget management;
  • Experience of relationship management.

Desirable

  • Experience of working on high-profile public and creative programmes;
  • Presentation, report writing and public speaking ability;
  • Up to date knowledge of Industry Inclusion and Diversity Practices;
  • Experience of working on public engagement projects with schools and communities;
  • Ability to assess production requirements;
  • Resilient with an effective approach to resolving challenges and identifying solutions;
  • Able to build networks, alliances and relationships in a short period of time.

Salary: upto £40,000 per annum

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Festival UK* 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.

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