Northern Stage


The Producer works alongside the Artistic Director, Head of Producing and Creative Associate as a member of the Artistic Planning team, to develop and deliver a programme of high quality produced, presented and artistic projects.

The Producer is a production focussed role and acts as the central point of communication for all performance activities within the company. The Producer coordinates and administers the full performance programme and works across all aspects of performance, with a particular emphasis on in-house productions and programming visiting works.

Key Responsibilities


Support all aspects of producing and lead on key administrative areas including:

  • Casting, availability checks, literary administration, and creative appointments
  • Contract negotiation and administration in line with UK Theatre/Equity guidelines
  • Travel, flights, work permits and accommodation.
  • Parameters meetings and debriefs.
  • Production schedules and milestone dates, e.g., model box, cast & creative appointments, performance dates
  • Monitoring the diversity of produced and presented work, freelancers and performers
  • Accessible performance scheduling, facilitation, and logistics
  • Tour booking where appropriate.
  • Budget management and monitoring


Lead the programming of visiting work, acting as the central point of communication and planning, including:

  • First point of contact for visiting artists and companies
  • Filter programming enquiries in line with the artistic vision and present programming options for discussion with the programming team
  • Work with the Head of Producing to project box office income and negotiate financial deals with visiting companies to achieve seasonal performance programme targets.
  • Prepare and circulate deal memos, contracts and tour packs
  • Coordinate welcome packs, meet & greets, attend previews/first performances and host post-show discussions where required

Artistic Planning & Communication

  • Coordinate the scheduling of the performance programme (including hires) on Yes Plan, in consultation with all departments (particularly Technical, Operations and Communications), and lead regular cross-organisational groups to consult on scheduling
  • Develop and coordinate artistic planning system and documents, and ensure good lines of communication and working relationships with all departments
  • Attend performances locally and nationally by other artists and companies with a view to supporting, commissioning and programming work in the future

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Closing date for applications: Wed 5 April, 12pm

First interviews: Thu 4 May
Second interviews: w/c 15 May (TBC)