DancEast seeks Producer (Participation & Engagement)

Closing Date: 26 November 2018


Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

Remuneration: £27,540pa


Dance East

DanceEast is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced Producer to cultivate, curate and produce youth and community projects, platforms and dance activities within and beyond the Jerwood DanceHouse; as well as identifying and cultivating opportunities to showcase the diversity and quality of DanceEast’s work through community performances and other events. The Producer will oversee the development and programming of the class & workshop programme, participation projects and CPD, in liaison with colleagues.

You will be an experienced and creative dance professional with artistic flair and experience in developing community performance and events programmes in a range of settings and capable of inspiring, raising aspiration and promoting engagement. You should have a knowledge of national dance developments, in particular in the areas of youth and community dance and health and wellbeing; and experience of developing projects and programmes with young people, older people and community groups including intergenerational groups and people with disabilities or specific health needs. You will be educated to degree level in dance, and/or dance teaching qualification, or equivalent; and have experience of evaluating and assessing impact.

To apply, the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should ideally be completed electronically and emailed to or sent by post to Bill Armitage, General Manager, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”. Please note that CV’s will only be considered when attached to a fully completed Application Form.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 noon, Monday 26th November. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich on Monday 10th December, and candidates should be available on this date.