We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, age groups and cultures. We are keen to hear from Black, Asian, and ethnically diverse, D/deaf and disabled candidates as they are currently under-represented in our staff team, suppliers and contractors.

We offer access support for people who face barriers to inclusion, meeting in accessible venues, being flexible in scheduling meetings at different times of day and covering travel expenses as outlined in our Inclusion Statement.

As Regional Producer – Midlands you will join a highly experienced and respected team with creative production, artistic planning, education, communications, audience development, funding development and administrative skills. You will have flair and imagination, be self-motivated and enquiring, organised, efficient and a creative thinker and be able to work within controlled budgets and to deadlines.

Person Specification

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Proven track record in the following areas:

    • As a creative producer, working collaboratively with artistic people and organisations
    • Consulting and working with a range of people and organisations in their own community to shape creative activities
    • Embedding inclusive practice in delivery of programmes and projects
    • Engaging new and diverse audiences and participants in high quality work
    • Successful project management
  • Demonstrable experience of:

    • Working with partners to co-produce projects and programmes
    • Contributing to and implementing a strategic plan
    • Monitoring and evaluation
    • Advocacy

Beneficial

  • Experience of:

    • Working with professional musicians and/or artists in other genres
    • Using digital technology as an integral element of creative delivery
    • Creative activities with children and young people
    • Creative activities in health/social care settings
    • Creative activities in the criminal justice system
    • Site-specific production
    • Funding development
    • Business development and income generation
    • Demonstrating impact

SKILLS

Essential

  • The ability to think creatively and facilitate positive outcomes
  • The ability to broker and maintain excellent relationships with a wide variety of people and organisations
  • An entrepreneurial approach to maximising expertise and impact
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • IT literacy

KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • The Creative Case for Diversity
  • A broad understanding of the social model of cultural provision to reach wide and diverse communities
  • A wide range of contacts and networks in the Midlands

Beneficial

  • Orchestral/classical music
  • Digital media
  • Arts and social provision in local authorities
  • The education sector
  • Music education infrastructure in England
  • Regional/Midlands based cultural bodies and consortia
  • Midlands and national arts funding landscape
  • The role of the arts in promoting and delivering social inclusion, health and wellbeing

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Patience and tenacity
  • Self-starter and collaborator
  • Communicator and team-worker
  • A lateral thinker and problem solver
  • A commitment to creating a more equal and fair cultural sector and to cement an inclusive approach across everything you do and how you do it

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