Clean Break seeks Producer

Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Clean Break

Location: Kentish Town, London, UK

Remuneration: £30,000 pa


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Clean Break is a women’s theatre company, founded in 1979 by two women prisoners who believed in the power of theatre to transform lives. Clean Break has long sought to break down barriers to entry for women in the arts and across society: it’s at the heart of our vision. Because our work is about highlighting women’s experiences and providing gender-specific services to women, all of our positions are open to women only (exempt under Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, part 1). But we have plenty more to do, and we are looking at new ways to strengthen our role in creating long-lasting change for women in the UK workforce.

We’re looking for a friendly, positive and self-motivated Producer, who really understands the unique importance of Clean Break’s work and is bold in their commitment to inclusivity in the theatre sector. Working alongside a second Producer of equal status, the Producers are responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of Clean Break’s artistic and leadership work.

This will include mainstage theatre productions and co-productions, work in prisons, small-scale touring and productions for young artists and Members*, events and one-off projects, digital artistic output (podcasts, audio plays, filming) and Clean Break’s Leadership activities (our training offer). Overseen by our Joint Artistic Directors, the Producers will be assigned to lead on different projects to ensure that we have appropriate staff resources dedicated to each.

You’ll be an organised and strategic thinker with an eye for detail, have proven experience producing theatre and events and you’ll have strong administrative and budget management skills. You’ll enjoy supporting artists and teams to achieve their best work. This role works closely with all members of staff and in particular with the Joint Artistic Directors, so a strongly collaborative approach is vital.

We’re looking for your creative ideas too – we want our Producers to bring new ideas and artists to Clean Break which extend and develop our artistic programme.

As Clean Break works in partnership on many of its projects and productions, it is key for this role to be able to communicate and negotiate effectively and manage complex relationships and competing priorities. A passion for theatre and a good understanding of the theatre landscape is essential.

Our Members are women aged 18 and above who have lived experience of the criminal justice system or are at risk of entering it due to drug, alcohol or mental health issues.

The application pack and form are downloadable from our website.

Deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 31 January 2022.