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Join the team. Become the LEEDS 2023 Head of Production

Closing Date: 17th November 2021, 8pm
Interview Date: 24th November 2021
Contract Type: Fixed term to March 2024
Hours: Full time
Salary: £50,000 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 someone to lead on the overall technical delivery of the artistic programme in the run-up to and during the LEEDS 2023 Year of Culture both as Production Manager and executive Production Manager (overseeing other Production Managers).

You’ll be working closely with the Creative and Producing Teams to scope all production and technical aspects of the programme, and working closely with the Executive Producer to identify and implement appropriate delivery and resourcing models.

Can you oversee the safe, compliant, efficient, and effective delivery of all production and technical aspects related to events and projects? Then this might be the role for you!

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 8pm on Wednesday 17th November.

Please ensure that you fill out our equal opportunities monitoring form upon applying.

Job interviews will take place on 24th November 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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