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Job opportunity: Executive Producer

  • 2nd September 2020
  • Posted by Leeds 2023

Closing date: 23 September 2020
Interview date: 6 & 7 October 2020
Contract type: Fixed term to March 2024
Salary: £60,000 per annum

Leeds 2023: Year of Culture

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 look-out for talented people who share our passion, enthusiasm and commitment to delivering a year of extraordinary experiences.

What are we looking for?

To manage the producing and creative delivery function for Leeds 2023, effectively and efficiently, over all programmes of work, the Executive Producer will oversee delivery of a range of new artistic commissions, co-productions, collaborations and other events for the lead up to and during the Leeds 2023 festival. Provide leadership and support to line Producers from R&D through to presentation of the projects in Leeds and the wider Yorkshire region.

Download the Recruitment Brief

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to, please address your cover letter to Mark Hollander, Executive Director of Leeds 2023. Your cover letter should evidence how you meet the essential criteria in the skills profile of the recruitment brief. Please make sure your letter is no longer than three pages.

The closing date for applications is 17:00 Wednesday 23 September 2020 with interviews scheduled for 6 & 7 of October.

This is a fixed term contract until March 2024

If you have any questions relating to your application please contact: Jennifer Gridley at or on 0113 511 2023

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