OPPORTUNITY: LEAD PRODUCER (FREELANCE)
We are seeking an experienced, dynamic Lead Producer to execute the development and successful delivery of Torbay’s Great Place Scheme Cultural Programme.
The Great Place Scheme Cultural Programme is an ambitious year-long programme of cultural happenings across Torbay’s three towns, key cultural venues, new spaces and in the public realm. It is setting out to make a tangible difference to the creative horizons and sense of place in Torbay, enabling and presenting exciting creative and cultural activities through 2019 and into spring 2020. It will deliver activity across 3 key areas of work:
- Ignite: New key events & happenings with particular density through June & November 2019.
- Amplify: Layered programming, new content and support for existing annual events.
- Develop: Capacity-building, incorporating skills-development across creative, technical and production; cross-programming across venues & cultural spaces; and additional cultural input into annual programmes beyond the cultural sector.
The Lead Producer will work closely with the Creative Directors to deliver a Cultural Programme that blends established work with new commissions to present an inspiring year-round programme, both aspirational and relevant to Torbay’s cultural landscape. We are specifically seeking a Lead Producer that is based in the South West, within easy travelling distance of Torbay, and with knowledge and understanding of the particular needs of our locality. Together, we will develop and platform great work that sings to artists, audiences, everyone, creating the environment in which meaningful cultural innovation can thrive.
Download the commission brief for the full details, including how to apply:
Closing date: Thursday 13 September, 12 noon
Contract period: October 2018 to March 2020