Executive Producer (Maternity Cover)

The Paper Birds are looking for an Executive Producer (Maternity Cover)

The Paper Birds Theatre Company is looking to recruit an Executive Producer on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave. The role will involve supporting across the whole company and working closely with our two Co-Directors, Producer, Marketing Manager and Finance Manager.

Key Details: 

Contract:                  22.5 hours – 3 days per week (freelance)

Based at:                  Remote working

Time frame:             9 months – 12 months contract from March 2023 onward, with handover from early Feb

Fee:                           £200 – £250 p day depending on experience, plus expenses

Deadline to apply:   **EXTENDED DEADLINE** Midnight on 8th January 2023

About the Role:

The Executive Producer is a key member of The Paper Birds’ Exec Team, working closely with the Co-Directors to achieve the company’s vision and mission of engaging, championing, and celebrating young people – their voices, their views and their individuality.  This role provides the backbone of the company from which the artistic and participation programmes can grow and flourish.

This part-time freelance role would suit an experienced and highly motivated Producer, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience, who has strong tour producing and tourbooking experience, connections and knowledge, a strategic mind, is an excellent communicator and has a successful fundraising track record.

You would be joining The Paper Birds at a hugely exciting time, with plenty of opportunity to bring your own unique approach and flair to the role, as we embark on our new National Portfolio Organisation status and programme of work from April 2023.

You will be lead producing the company’s brand-new show ‘Feel Me’, opening in June 2023, which we also plan to tour internationally, as well as driving forward the company’s ambition to create a future mid-scale show for the first time. Our Executive Producer (maternity cover) will take a lead on the management of the company’s NPO programme, including our strategic approach to Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Strategy.


For full job info and details of how to apply, please download the Job Application Pack: 

Download Executive Producer (Maternity Cover) Job Pack

For any questions relating to access requirements, or to receive this pack in an alternative format, please contact katie@thepaperbirds.com.

If you have any questions relating to the role, our current Executive Producer is very happy to set up an informal chat. Please contact charlotte@thepaperbirds.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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