Project Producer – The Shakespeare North Playhouse

Project Producer – The Shakespeare North Playhouse

The Shakespeare North Playhouse is a unique new arts venue, opening in the summer of 2022. It will present a vibrant contemporary cultural and learning programme featuring home co-produced and visiting performances, as well as comedy, music, community work, hire and events and a range of education and training activities.

We are looking for two individuals with least 2 years producing and/or delivery experience of creative learning opportunities to support the Learning Programme for this inspiring new venture, focussing on delivering a programme of events, social engagement and out-reach programmes and delivering opportunities for learning.

The jobholders will report directly to Evonne Bixter, Head of Engagement for Shakespeare North Trust and be a key member of the Culture and Learning team at Shakespeare North Playhouse, led by Laura Collier, Creative Director and Programmer.

The full-time contracted hours of work are 40 per week.  However, due to the nature of this role, flexibility will be required particularly around the event programme. Shakespeare North is committed to achieving a happy and effective workforce and will give consideration to any flexible working arrangement, providing that the requirements of the role can be delivered to a high standard.

The full-time salary for this role is circa £23,000 based on relevant skills and experience.

  • LOCATION: Prescot, Knowsley
  • SALARY: c £23,000 per annum
  • CONTRACT: Full time, permanent
  • WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week
  • CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 17 November 2021, 12pm


How to Apply

If having reviewed the job description and information about the Shakespeare North Playhouse and consider yourself to be a good fit for the role, please email a CV, a cover letter of application and completed equal opportunities form to

The cover letter of application should be of no more than 2 sides of A4 addressing how your experience matches the role description, why you are interested in the role and why you think your skills and experience would make you a good candidate.   Alternatively you may submit a video/audio file of no more than 10 minutes in length.

We particularly welcome applications from people whose backgrounds and experience are under-represented in the cultural sector.

Applications should be received no later than 12:00 on Wednesday, 17 November 2021.

The first interviews are due to take place on Wednesday, 1 December, 2021 and the second interviews on Wednesday, 8 December 2021.

If you have any questions or would like to have an informal conversation about the role before applying, please contact us via email to

Equality Monitoring

Please provide equality monitoring information on the form provided so that we can monitor the Shakespeare North Trust’s equality policy practices.  The information you provide will not impact on the consideration of your application and will be used solely for the purpose of monitoring.

Data Protection

Information provided by you as part of your application will be used in the recruitment process. Any data about you will be held securely with access restricted to those involved in dealing with your application in the recruitment process.  Once the process is completed the data relating to unsuccessful applicants will be stored for a maximum of 6 months and then destroyed.  If you are the successful candidate, your application will be retained and form the basis of your personnel record.  By submitting your application, you are giving your consent to your data being stored and processed for the purpose of the recruitment process, equal opportunities monitoring and your personnel record if you are the successful candidate.  In submitting your application, we will assume that consent by you is given.