This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Production to join the Shakespeare North Playhouse team.
The Head of Production will work to ensure that cohesive, efficient, cost effective and robust technical systems and staffing are in place at the venue. The contract holder will ensure a high standard of day-to-day technical operation, manage the production process and associated budgets, control costs, oversee technical schedules, be a key point of contact for external partners including visiting companies, designers, contractors, freelancers and casual staff.
The successful candidate will be a skilled, motivated and strategic team leader, leading on relevant staff training and development. There will be the responsibility to manage the implementation and monitoring of procedures for the production programme in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Regulations, both for theatre employees, partners and visiting companies.
How to Apply
If having reviewed the job description and information about Shakespeare North Playhouse you consider yourself to be a good fit for this role, please email a CV, a cover letter of application and completed equal opportunities form to [email protected]
The cover letter of application should be of no more than 2 sides of A4 addressing how your experience matches the role description, why you are interested in the role and why you think your skills and experience would make you a good candidate. Alternatively, you may submit a video/audio file of no more than 10 minutes in length. You can do this via WeTransfer or an alternative file transfer service
The closing date for applications is Monday 11th December 2023
Successful applicants will be notified by the 14th December
Interviews will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday 20th December 2023
We encourage and welcome applications from people whose background and experience are under-represented in the cultural sector. We are committed to inclusive working practices and understand there may be barriers people face when considering an opportunity like this. If you are interested in applying for this volunteer role, but feel there are things that may prevent you from getting involved, please get in touch and let us know how we can support you in making your application and throughout the selection process.
Please provide equality monitoring information on the form provided so that we can monitor the Shakespeare North Trust’s equality policy and practices. The information you provide will not impact on the consideration of your application and will be used solely for the purpose of monitoring.
Information provided by you as part of your application will be used in the recruitment process. Any data about you will be held securely with access restricted to those involved in dealing with your application in the recruitment process. Once the process is completed the data relating to unsuccessful applicants will be stored for a maximum of 6 months and then destroyed. If you are the successful candidate, your application will be retained and form the basis of your personnel record. By submitting your application, you are giving your consent to your data being stored and processed for the purpose of the recruitment process, equal opportunities monitoring and your personnel record if you are the successful candidate. In submitting your volunteer application, we will assume that consent by you is given. We refer you to Shakespeare North’s volunteer applicant privacy notice which you should read before applying for this role.
If you have any questions or would like to have an informal conversation about the volunteer role before applying, please contact us via email at [email protected]
How to apply
If having reviewed the job description and information about the Shakespeare North Playhouse you consider yourself to be a good fit for this role, please email us a CV, a cover letter of application and completed equal opportunities formEmail Now