Job Type: Permanent, Full time
Salary Range: £38,360 – £43,050 (including London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance
The Barbican presents artistic experiences across music, theatre, dance, visual arts, and cinema and learning that entertain, enable, enrich, and educate our many audiences and participants. Our intention is to be London’s creative catalyst for arts, curiosity, and enterprise. We aim to spark creative possibilities and transformation for artists, audiences, and communities. We strive to be inclusive and sustainable, championing equity and opportunity, connected to our communities, daring in our approach to arts and education.
Our Creative Collaboration (CC) department is looking for a Young Creatives Producer to lead and deliver Barbican’s learning programmes, and to produce cross arts projects with and for young people. CC is a new Department that brings together our existing work with communities, learning, public programmes, and creates daring live performances and experiences across all the venues of this iconic art centre. The department champions interdisciplinary work that connects new audiences to the Barbican, engaging with creatives, participants and users that reflect the rich diversity of London.
Working closely with the Senior Producer, you will develop and sustain internal partnerships with the Barbican art form teams, with associates’ artists and ensembles, and externally with artists/arts organisations and also participant groups in schools and community settings. One key focus of the work will be producing participative projects and support the Senior Producer in delivering emerging artists participatory strategy for the Barbican.
You will have a good knowledge and passion for all arts, with the desire to develop and deliver projects for lifelong learning across our core strands of work – Young Creatives, Schools and Colleges, Community, Emerging and Practising artists and Public Events, in line with good arts education practice. While providing the highest level of customer service with exceptional verbal and written communication skills, you will produce dynamic learning programmes and take responsibility in promoting equality of opportunity in line with the Centre’s vision. As an exceptional collaborator, you will bring to the Barbican innovative developments and establish the department as a leader in the field.
As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of staff within the Barbican we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from groups that are currently underrepresented, including people from the Global Majority* and D/deaf and disabled people. We want to better reflect and understand the communities we exist to serve. We are members of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who would like to be considered under this scheme and who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role. If you are a disabled person and need adjustments to the application process please contact us.
*Global Majority is a collective term that refers to people who are Black, Asian, Brown, dual-heritage, indigenous to the global south, and or, have been racialised as ‘ethnic minorities’.
How to apply:
For more information and to apply, visit www.barbican.org.uk/our-story/our-people/careers/young-creatives-producer
If there are any issues with the application process, please contact the Barbican Careers team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date is Monday 25 September 2023, at 12PM. All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that we are unable to accept late applications.
Interview dates are to be confirmed.
Photo: Max Colson