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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Archived: Programmes Producer

Salary £27,852 per annum
Full time
Kew Gardens, Richmond

This is a dream job for someone with a passion for arts, culture, nature, and science.

As Programmes Producer you will work closely with the Programme Managers on the delivery of Kew Gardens year-round calendar of festivals, events, and talks. The Programme Producer has the responsibility for driving the onsite delivery of this programme. You will take commissioned ideas from proposals and turn them into a reality across the Gardens, both inside and out. From large-scale artistic installations through to trails, performance, talks and workshops – you make the extraordinary happen – and engage and inspire our visitors.

You will have demonstrable experience at an arts organisation or leading visitor attraction producing and delivering a daring creative programme. You should have experience of project managing large-scale festivals and events which have included a range of creative programming and appealed to a wide range of visitors.

At Kew, you will liaise with creative or commercial partners, to develop workable ideas, all while keeping control of budgets and logistics. You will work directly with a range of external fabricators and contractors, negotiating best price, and ensuring a quality finish all while overseeing management of Health and Safety requirements, through to delivery and install onsite.

This is a chance to work with fascinating people across RBG Kew and developing strong cross-directorate relationships with colleagues in Horticulture, Science and Events Operations, and develop new relationships with external partners. Excellent interpersonal skills, strong writing and top-notch organisational skills are therefore a must for anyone considering this role.

The Visitor Programme is crucial to maintain revenue generation, extending our reach and in inspiring visitors in engaging, and accessible ways.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well as access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Interviews: Tues 5th and Thurs 7th July

Closing Date 19/06/2022

Click here for more information and to apply.

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