Assistant Producer

At the moment we are looking to recruit an assistant producer passionate about theatre, arts and festivals. We are particularly interested to hear from people from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Producer's work varies, depending on the project but some of the duties will include:

  • -assisting in planning and delivering Asylon Theatre projects;
  • -assisting in fundraising activities;
  • -building new relationships and maintaining existing ones with venues, funders and artists;
  • -encouraging, supporting and pushing company's creativity and ambition;
  • -setting and managing timeframes and deadlines;
  • -promoting company's work in Scotland and beyond;
  • -coordinating company's social media channels;

We are looking for people with:

  • -Good written and oral communication skills;
  • -Background/experience in theatre and/or fundraising desirable; 
  • -IT and social media savvy; 
  • -Pro-active, confident, ambitious and flexible with can-do attitude;

This post would best suit an ambitious individual who is willing to learn, meet new people and is confident to work both on his/her own and as part of a team. Passion for theatre/arts is essential. Full training will be provided. 

Please note: This post is funded by SCVO and as such candidates need to fit certain eligibility criteria. 

  • -You'd need to be under 29 years old and one of the floowing:
  • -from ethnic minority background;
  • -disabled or with long term health conditions;
  • -work programme completers who remain unemployed;
  • -carers, care leavers/care experience;
  • -refugees with immigration status allowing them to undertake employment;
  • -military service leavers;
  • -young people with convictions;

This is a 1 year fixed-term, part-time contract based on 25 hours a week (3.5 days) between Mon-Fri but some evenings/weekend work may be required.

Hours & days to be agreed. Based in central Edinburgh or Galashiels (depending on candidate's preference). Some hours can also be worked from home. Start date to be agreed with the candidate but no later than 30th of July 2018.

Salary: £17,062 (pro-rata)

To apply please send a short note of interest along with a CV and contact details of 1 referee to asylontheatre@yahoo.co.uk

You could also contact your Jobcentre Plus or Skills Development Scotland advisor to access an CJS application form if you prefer.

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We welcome interns who want to build up work experience in the theatre industry. If you would like to work with us, please send your CV and cover letter stating your preferred work area and availability to Marta Mari at asylontheatre@yahoo.co.uk. Please note that unless otherwise advertised, we are unable to pay interns.