Head of Production, Contact Theatre

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time – 40 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Contact is a leading national contemporary theatre and arts organisation based in Manchester, with young people at the heart of everything we do. We work locally, nationally and internationally to provide life-changing opportunities for the next generation of creative leaders, artists and audiences, redefining theatre in the process. We produce and present a professional programme of outstanding performances, events and festivals in our building, surprising places and virtual spaces, for highly diverse audiences of all ages.

This is an exciting time for Contact, with a £6.5m capital re-development under way which will secure the future of Contact’s vital work with young people across Greater Manchester for the next 20 years.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, you will lead the Production department, ensuring high technical standards for both artistic productions and commercial events and promoting the highest level of Health & Safety at all times.  You will be responsible for the long term strategic planning of all aspects of Production and will be a key member of the team leading the move back to Contact in Autumn 2019.

Deadline for submission of applications: 10am on Tuesday 7th May 2019.

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 30th May 2019.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity further please contact:

Matt Fenton, Artistic Director/Chief Executive mattfenton@contactmcr.com

For information on how to apply visit: www.contactmcr.com/about/jobs email: vacancies@contactmcr.com or call Danny Olsson-Lane (HR and Administration Assistant) on: 0161 274 0646.