We have created two new trainee producer roles with the help of the Kickstart programme:
Performance Production Assistant – 25 hours per week, 6 month fixed term contract, national minimum wage. Application deadline midday Thursday 1st April
This role will support the coordination and delivery of Curiosity Productions’ projects and events, including work by Babies’ Adventures In Music (BAM) and Cloud Cuckoo Land (CCL), with a focus on production and stage management and stage design. The Performance Production Assistant will be responsible for supporting the development, planning and delivery of projects and events for Curiosity Productions and our partners BAM and CCL, including supporting basic technical requirements at both live and online events, rehearsals and training sessions. They will also be responsible for small set/ prop design, making and maintenance tasks, and supporting the companies with other stage management duties as required (eg. scheduling, noting rehearsals, operating live effects). Link to more information
Marketing and Administration Assistant – 25 hours per week, 6 month fixed term contract, national minimum wage. Application deadline midday Thursday 1st April
This role will support the digital marketing of Curiosity Productions’ work, including work by BAM and CCL, with a focus on social media. They will also provide general administration support to the team, helping to coordinate various projects and events. The Marketing and Administration Assistant will be responsible for creating, scheduling and sharing interesting and engaging social media content across a range of platforms to help promote the work of the company and our partners BAM and CCL. They will also be responsible for supporting the smooth running of the company through administrative tasks such as scheduling and minuting meetings. Link to more information
About these roles
These roles are both fixed term for six months, with the hope of extending them to one year if funding applications are successful. The roles will start at minimum wage with the aim to increase to at least National Living Wage subject to funding available and positive appraisals. Training and mentoring will be provided to support personal and professional development.
These roles are supported through the government Kickstart programme. All applicants must be aged 16 to 24 and claiming Universal Credit. You must apply through your Job Centre
Curiosity Productions is committed to positive action to tackle systemic marginalisation*. If you meet the essential criteria and you identify as D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent, LGBTQI+, or as a person of African, Caribbean or Latinx heritage, South Asian, East Asian, or South East Asian heritage, Romany or Irish Traveller heritage, or Jewish heritage you will be guaranteed an interview for this role.
If you need any further information about these roles or require any access support during the application process please email Jenny on email@example.com or you can call or text Jenny on 07967 187822.
We will do everything we can to meet your access needs and remove any barriers to the recruitment and interview process. We will put measures in place to ensure that successful candidates are supported within their roles, including flexible work arrangements and provision of equipment, training, information in alternative formats, and any other support required.
Artists and creatives needing producing support
We are currently developing our portfolio of artists and projects. If you have a show, project or event idea, and you need some producing or project management support to make it a reality please get in touch.
We are particularly interested in working on community engaged projects and working with artists and creatives who identify as systemically marginalised*.
*Systemically marginalised people are those who are more likely to have their opportunities and life choices limited by structural and institutional discrimination against their race, gender, sexuality, religion or disability. This will include those who identify as D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent, LGBTQI+, and people who experience racism, including people of African, Caribbean or Latinx heritage, people of South Asian, East Asian, or South East Asian heritage, people of Romany or Irish Traveller heritage and people of Jewish heritage.