Closing Date: 3 February 2020
Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme
Location: Based at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. This post requires occasional travel to venues around the UK
Remuneration: In the range £25,000 - £28,000 per year depending on experience
Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) is the UK’s pre-eminent programme of professional development for theatre directors and theatre makers, enabling talented artists across the UK to build their craft and to develop their leadership skills. We are an Arts Council NPO and associate company at the Royal Exchange Theatre where we are based. We run currently run five programmes of work for directors and theatre makers at all levels. Over the last three years we worked with 45 regional theatres and companies and more than 400 new and emerging directors.
We are looking for a resourceful and highly organised Programme Producer to join our small team and help us to change the face of British theatre.
You’ll have a background in arts marketing, producing, general management or administration, a flair for organisation, an interest in strategy, the ability to work independently on multiple projects and be confident with digital and social media. You will have a strong interest in artist development and be committed to social inclusion and equity the arts.
We actively encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and positively impact our working practice. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour, D/deaf and disabled, LGBTQ+ or those experiencing barriers due to socio-economic background. We welcome applications from candidates who wish to work in a flexible working pattern, for example due to caring responsibilities or access requirements relating to a disability. We are open to the potential for the role to be shared (salary on a pro rata basis).
All D/deaf or disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview.
Apply by noon on Monday 3 February 2020.
First interviews will be held on 14 February 2020 in Manchester, second interviews will be held on 24 February 2020.