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We are currently recruiting a producer & youth mentor for our dramatised tour (Reimagining Goldfinger)

For more information on the project see: http://spidtheatre.com/wordpress/reimagining-goldfinger/

THE PRODUCER

Role:

The key responsibilities of this role will be mentoring young people alongside producing the event to a professional standard. You will work with young people as they assist you in this. This project provides an opportunity for young people to work with skilled and experienced industry professionals. You will use your expertise to produce our event whilst inspiring, encouraging and managing the work of participants. You will contribute your own creative work and act as a positive and professional role model.

Duties:

General

  • Attend all working dates outlined in the contract including team meetings
  • Log out and be responsible for any equipment used or taken out from SPID’s tech store. To also be responsible for ensuring all equipment is returned and in working order at the end of the project.

Producing

  • Organise the production planning of the show in liaison with project leaders
  • Manage all production departments to ensure good communication between the different creatives / cast
  • Organise and lead regular production meetings
  • Recruit, organise and participate in the induction of a Front of House volunteer team for the show
  • Update the SPID website / blog to ensure up-to-date information about the show
  • Oversee the press and marketing activities to ensure we reach our audience targets
  • Liaise with local residents to inform and invite them to the show
  • Organise other professional invites and general tickets for the show
  • Ensure expenses are correctly logged by administrator
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the performance is fulfilled within a strict budget
  • Ensure that the company’s obligations in response to Health and Safety legislation are fulfilled.
  • To undertake such other reasonable duties as may from time to time be required.

Mentoring

  • Support, engage and encourage mentees and other project participants at all times.
  • Work closely with mentees to provide an insight into professional production of a performance and offer them an opportunity to make a genuine contribution to the production of  the show.   
  • Create mentoring workshop plans and submit to project leaders in advance of workshops to be reviewed and updated as needed
  • Ensure young people are shown how to use equipment correctly and supervised as necessary.

Person Specification:

Producer with experience of working with young people aged 13-25 years. You will produce a dramatised tour/ immersive performance and you will also mentor 1 or 2 young people through your process in the field.

Essential:

  • Professional industry experience of producing a performance
  • Experience of working with young people
  • Experience leading workshop or training yp
  • Project Management experience
  • Ability to prioritise a demanding workload and meet deadlines
  • Managing existing and developing new relationships
  • Ability to work independently balanced with good communication skills
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Be computer literate
  • A passion for youth theatre and performance.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of local area

Commitment:

 

  • Initial meeting on Thursday 16th March from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
  • 2pm – 8.30 pm on Thursdays and 11 – 3pm on Saturdays between 4th March to 27th May (except week of 15th April).
  • Project debrief meeting: Thursday 1st June 2017.
  • Mentoring dates: 11 – 6pm on 18th March, 22nd and 29th April.

 

Must be available for all project dates.

Fee: £700 producer fee plus £450 mentor fee.

Applications: Please send CV and covering letter F.A.O. Nnenna Samson jobs@spidtheatre.com

Closing date: 1 March 2017

Interviews: 9 March 2017