Told by an Idiot seeks Assistant Producer

Closing Date: 16 June 2021

Told by an Idiot

Location: London

Remuneration: £24,000 (pro rata for contract term)


Told by an idiot in green inked handwriting on a white background.

This summer we will be delivering a large community engagement project which will see us tour our hit-show Get Happy into communities across the UK. We will also be touring our acclaimed 2019 production, Charlie and Stan, into theatres around the country, as well as building up to a number of exciting projects in the autumn. We are therefore looking for a highly organised and dynamic person to work with us and support our activity (our productions, participation work, marketing and administration) across the summer; our busiest time.

Reports to: Producer
Contract type: Short term contract. 3 months. PAYE (July – September 2021)

The attached pack contains further information about Told by an Idiot, what we do, the Job Description and Person Specification for the role of Assistant Producer. Please read the Essential and Desirable Criteria in particular. It also contains more detailed information about the application process.

How To Apply
Download and complete the Application Form.
Email it to Please title your email ‘ Assistant Producer Application’
Application deadline: 12pm, Wednesday 16th June 2021
Interviews: Monday 21st June 2021
Start date: Monday 5th July 2021 (Ideally. Can be discussed)

If you have any questions, or require this pack in another format, please email Producer Jennifer Holton on or call 020 7407 4123 to chat it through.

We are committed to widening access to working in the arts and value the positive impact that difference has on our company. We are therefore particularly interested in hearing from people who are underrepresented in the sector, such as those who identify as D/deaf and/or disabled, those from low socio-economic backgrounds, people of African or Caribbean heritage, South Asian heritage, East Asian heritage, West Asian heritage, Central Asian heritage, South East Asian heritage, East Asian and South East Asian heritage and people of Middle East and North African heritage* and those who have experienced racism. By the term ‘those who have experience racism’, we are referring to individuals who have experienced discrimination based on the colour of their skin, race and / or their culture.
*#BAMEOver – A Statement for the UK, Sept 2020

We will offer interviews to all applicants who wish to let us know they’re from underrepresented backgrounds, who meet the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification.