Creative Producer

Organisation: Engage
Salary/Fee: £32,830
Contract/Hours: Full-time
Location: Remote and London office based
Application deadline: Thursday 2 September, 2pm.

This is an opportunity to join Engage at an exciting time of change and development and to work with Board, Council, members, and stakeholders across the UK and beyond to grow the organisation. Engage has completed an organisational restructure and has developed a strategic activity plan for 2021+ which is responsive to the changing needs of the visual arts engagement and participation sector in the UK and beyond. We are determined to be a flexible, resilient organisation committed to creative partnerships. As an Arts Council England, Sector Support Organisation, Engage will deliver Let’s Create and support the visual arts engagement and participation sector to address urgent issues, in particular addressing the lack of diversity in the workforce.

The Creative Producer role includes: the development, delivery and evaluation of a range of programmes and activities for members; developing creative partnerships for successful project delivery; ensuring exceptional resources are available for members to access and creating an outstanding volunteer experience for Engage Council members and Area Representatives.

This is an opportunity to be part of a small team in a national visual arts organisation. The Creative Producer plays a key role in developing and delivering our programme to Engage members. The post holder will project manage our membership services, programmes and initiatives to ensure they are delivered effectively and have maximum impact. Outstanding project management skills are essential, as is an ability to nurture creative partnerships and learning. 

The Creative Producer is line managed by the Engage Director and works closely with the Engage staff team. The role requires the line management of the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA) Coordinator as well as the MaxLiteracy Coordinator. The role involves a requirement to be flexible with occasional UK-wide travel and a number of overnight stays.

Terms

The salary for the post is £32,830. The successful applicant will ideally begin in October 2021.

This is a full-time post and the Creative Producer will be expected to work 40 hours per week, between the core office hours of 9am-6pm Monday-Friday. The role involves a requirement to be flexible with occasional UK-wide travel and a number of overnight stays. Staff are entitled to up to 1 hour per day on average for breaks.

Engage is committed to offering flexible working where possible and by agreement. The postholder may work remotely. A workspace for up to one day a week is available at Engage’s office in Farringdon.

Occasional travel to attend events or meetings within the UK and internationally may be required.

Normal leave entitlement is 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. Engage does not pay overtime but operates a ‘time-off-in-lieu’ policy.

Application process

To apply for this role, complete the following and send by email to: recruitment@engage.org 

  • An Application Form
  • A Covering Letter, maximum of one side of A4, which should describe why you are interested in this role and how it fits with your experience to date, as well as any additional information that you feel is important to support your application. The letter is an opportunity to provide information not already covered in the application form.
  • An Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form

The deadline for applications is Thursday 2 September 2021, 2pm.

Interviews may be held the week of Monday 13 September or Monday 20 September 2021.

Apologies, Engage are unable to offer feedback to applicants not shortlisted.


If you require more information about the post, please email recruitment@engage.org. We will be happy to answer questions and help with any practical issues concerning your application.