Emerging Producers Programme

Culture Weston and Theatre Orchard are launching a new Emerging Producers programme. The programme offers paid opportunities for people who want to develop a career in the creative sector, but who are currently facing barriers, to further develop their skills, knowledge and networks.

The opportunity 

We are seeking 2 enthusiastic individuals to join our small and committed team as part of our Emerging Producers programme. You will work on a range of responsibilities connected to developing and enabling a local events programme and inclusive community engagement and participation activities.

The role will be a chance to develop your skills in and find out more about:

  • Producing festivals
  • Community engagement
  • Creating events
  • Promoting gigs
  • Programming and booking performers
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Fundraising and managing budgets
  • Managing live events

Who is it for?

If you live in Weston-super-Mare or want to get involved with the Weston-super-Mare events scene then this could be for you.

The role is a development opportunity aimed at people who want to build their networks, skills and develop a career in the creative sector, but who are currently facing barriers. We are not looking for a specific level of experience. What we’re most interested in is your enthusiasm, passion and potential.

Terms

Fee: £100 per day

Hours 1 day per week or equivalent hours

Contract: Fixed term freelance post for 6 months

Location

This role will be based at our office in Weston-super-Mare, but flexible and remote working are welcomed, with travel to Weston-super-Mare as required.

Key Dates

Applications deadline: Wednesday 2nd June
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 7th June

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining how your experience, skills, and personal attributes are right for the role to admin@cultureweston.org.uk. Your covering letter can be a video or an audio file (no longer than 5 minutes) or written (no more than 2 sides of A4).

FULL ROLE DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Please download and return a completed equal opportunities monitoring form (Equality and Diversity Monitoring form) along with your application.

As an organisation we are keen to actively address issues around systemic racism through our creative work, and to diversify our team.

We positively encourage people from a range of backgrounds with different skills, experiences and stories to apply for the post. If you have any access needs around applying for this role, or would like any further information, or just to have a chat about the role, please contact: admin@cultureweston.org.uk or call Tom on 07791010546.