Creative Producer (freelance/part time), Skimstone Arts


Reports to: Artistic Director

Salary/fee: 1 day a week / 7 hours a week for 40 x weeks @£200 a day. (With the aim to extend this subject to funding) starting in March 2020.

Contract: Projects based

Skimstone Arts Mission: Skimstone Arts is an arts organisation based in the North East that supports diverse artists and communities and those at risk of isolation, to create work with, for and about the world that matters to them. 

We are looking for a very special individual, highly motivated, who has strong connections to diverse arts and communities across the North, to come and support us with fundraising for our programmes and to help us learn new and creative ways of producing work that people want to make and to see. 

Post is initially for one day a week but with a view to extending this further subject to successful funding.

Purpose of the Creative Producer role

Focus is on two main areas;

1. Providing support with funding applications e.g. Arts Council England NPLG 

2. Bringing creative energy, ideas and practical expertise to support Skimstone Arts’ professional productions including the Reaching Out Festival programme and its budget.

This will include building and maintaining partnerships across the cultural, community, health and wellbeing sectors.

Application process

To apply for the role, please email the following

to Claire Webster Saaremets, our Artistic Director by 8pm Tuesday 18th February 2020 with the following;

A cover letter (max. 3 sides A4), explaining your interest in the role and how you

meet the person specification above

• A copy of your CV

Contact details of 2 references, including your current/most recent employer.

Please let us know whether we are able to contact your references in advance of

a job offer.

Up to two  examples of a major event or production you have produced.

Skimstone Arts continues to be fully committed to promoting equality and inclusion in our workforce and employment practices.

Shortlisting on Wednesday 19th February 2020

Interviews on Tuesday 25th February 2020 between 2 and 5 pm.

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