£20,000 - £25,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience
The purpose of this post is to work closely with Northern Broadsides’ Team to help develop, produce and manage the community engagement and environmental strands of our Spring 2022 tour of Shakespeare’s As You Like It and to provide some general administration support to the company.
Responsible to: Executive Team
• Help design and deliver our work with a creation squad of young LGBTQIA+ people, building relationships and managing their participation in our rehearsal process at the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme (Jan-Feb 2022)
• Set up and deliver engagement events with LGBTQIA+ young people in as many of our partner venues as possible alongside the touring production
• Contract and manage freelance artist(s) to produce an Education Pack to run alongside the tour (see examples of our previous Education Packs here)
• Co-ordinate education workshops in schools and universities to run alongside the tour
• Produce a week long arts engagement project in Park Ward w/c 25th April
• Help facilitate the production’s adherence to The Green Book on tour and support the monitoring of our environmental impact
• Work with the Marketing Manager to gather data on Audiences and their environmental behaviour through surveys
• Work with the Marketing Managing on producing a digital capture of the show and its distribution.
• Ensure a swift and efficient flow of information between the Broadsides staff, the AYLI creative team, the AYLI cast and crew, and the New Vic staff.
• Help co-ordinate the implementation of the Anti-Racism rider for the tour of As You Like It along with the Company Stage Manager on the road.
• An understanding and commitment to best practices in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
• Ability to work unsupervised and using your initiative
• A kind person who treats others equally with respect and empathy
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills
• Able to communicate accurately and efficiently with excellent attention to detail
• Can remain calm and courteous when working under pressure
• Has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with all people equally
• Experience of project management
• At least 2 year’s working in the arts sector with appropriate experience
• Background in managing engagement programmes
• An understanding and commitment to the Northern arts community
• Experience of budget management
• An understanding of LGBTQIA+ life experiences
• An interest in Green issues and a passion for making the sector more environmentally responsible
We need our staff, and the freelancers we appoint, to represent the diversity of our nation, and as such, we welcome applications for this role from groups currently under-represented, particularly people with diverse gender expression, people from the LGBTQIA+ community, people from the Global Majority and people with disabilities.
Pay, dates and working hours
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience
Contract: Fixed term contract for 6 months.
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week. Usual office hours are 9.30am - 5.30pm.
Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire. Flexible working hours and home or remote working are considered on a case by case basis. This post will include out of office hours duties, such as evening meetings and events. These are considered to be part of your core commitment.
How to Apply
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Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form
As part of your application, please submit an anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form: https://forms.gle/kPw6gRB7TALoqDor5
Deadline for applications: Thursday 9 December
You will be informed if you have been shortlisted on: Friday 10 December
Interviews will be held on: week commencing 13 December