THE FESTIVAL PRODUCER ROLE
The Festival Producer will develop, produce, and deliver programmes and projects within Birmingham International Dance Festival in Autumn 2021 and Summer 2022, including a substantial programme in Birmingham city centre, and a range of outdoor and site-specific events at other locations across the city.
We are seeking applications from producers with a good knowledge of the performing arts and a proven track record of producing and managing performance and events in a range of settings, including outdoor spaces and non-theatre indoor spaces at a range of scales. You will need excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; highly developed organisational and administration skills; strong budget management skills; the ability to work effectively under pressure; and a collaborative, proactive, positive and self-motivated approach. If you feel you fit our brief, we’d love to hear from you!
ABOUT BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL (BIDF)
Produced by DanceXchange, BIDF is a major biennial festival which takes over the city’s theatres, streets and squares with show-stopping performances and engaging choreography. For more details visit here
Following its postponement in 2020 due to Covid-19, BIDF has returned this June with an exclusive all-digital programme, which will be followed by live editions in Autumn 2021 and Summer 2022, featuring an outdoor programme, local touring, youth engagement and co-productions.
dx thrives on the passion, creativity, and commitment of all the people we work with and we are committed to celebrating difference in all aspects of our makeup, governance and work output. We strive to be an inclusive organisation. We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality, and challenge all forms of discrimination. We actively welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this role. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates reflecting a broad range of voices, opinions, and experiences across age, class, disability, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation.
We are a flexible employer and happy to discuss the possibility of flexible start and finish times or compressed hours. We’re also open to adapting or phasing your contract, to enable you to complete or deliver projects you are already committed to. Please talk to us about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise to consider your request.
dx is an equal opportunities employer who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. Registered charity no. 1045364.
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