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Join the team. Become a LEEDS 2023 Music & Commercial Events Producer

Closing Date: 22nd November 2021, 8pm
Interview Date: 1st December 2021
Contract Type: Fixed term to December 2023
Hours: Full time
Salary: £45,000 per annum

LEEDS 2023 will be a landmark year of culture for the city and region. Our ambitious and ground-breaking programme will transform people’s perceptions of Leeds, confirming it as an international centre of cultural activity and cementing its reputation as a cultural giant in the world.

Showcasing creativity across all forms of culture, we will partner with local, national, and international artists, creatives, and storytellers to deliver a series of world-class signature events across the year. From dance to design, art to architecture, poetry to pop, sculpture to sport, there will be something for everyone!

We are now looking to build our team and are on the lookout for talented people who share our passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to delivering a year of extraordinary experiences.

What are we looking for?

We’re looking for a producer to lead on the programming and delivery of a range of key music and commercial events within the artistic programme in the run-up to and during the LEEDS 2023 Year of Culture. The Music & Commercial Events Producer will support Producers and Events Staff and lead on events and project management to achieve successful delivery across all areas of work. The Music and Commercial Events Producer will work closely with the Executive Producer, the Senior Producers, and a range of partners.

This new role reflects the importance of music as part of the LEEDS 2023 programme and scale of opportunity to work in partnership with the wealth of independent and commercial venues, promoters, and music agencies in the city. The Music and Commercial Events Producer will play an integral role in building relationships with artists, promoters, record labels, and venues locally, nationally, and internationally.  

How to apply:

Please submit your most up to date CV (no longer than 2 pages) and a cover letter (no longer than 3 pages) to by Monday 22nd November, 8pm.

Please complete our equal opportunities monitoring form upon applying.

Job interviews will take place on 1st December 2021.

We adopt a ‘name-blind’ approach to shortlisting, so please remove your name from your CV before sending it to us. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details until a shortlisting decision has been made.

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