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Youth Participation Producer, Collective Encounters

Youth Participation Producer, Collective Encoutners

Closing date for applications: 21 May, 5pm

About us

Collective Encounters’ mission is to use creativity and knowledge for social justice and positive social change. Operating since 2004 and based in Liverpool, Collective Encounters delivers a broad range of participatory theatre projects, events and research initiatives, creating new work that builds power.  We are committed to the development of the applied and participatory sector and we provide a monthly programme of online training and discussion events through the Centre for Excellence in Participatory Theatre.  

About the role 

Collective Encounters is seeking a Youth Participation Producer. This is an important role responsible for working with the Executive Director, Programme Manager, and Artistic Steering Group to co-develop and implement creative projects primarily for and with care-experienced children and young people in the Liverpool City Region. There is an expectation that the role will also develop new work with targeted groups. 

About you 

You will have an understanding of and a passion for using the arts and culture to improve the lives of young people, and will have worked in the arts, community or education sectors for at least two years. You will have an open, friendly and empathetic approach to communicating with care experienced young people and the ability to form meaningful partnerships with local authority services, voluntary sector organisations and other bodies delivering services. You will be highly organised and an excellent communicator with the ability to coordinate and manage a small associate team of practitioners. Key Information

  • Responsible to: Executive Director
  • Responsible for: Associate Artists and other freelance and project-based staff who support the delivery of the programme. 
  • Hours: 12 hours per week (0.3). This position involves working very flexibly as necessary to fulfil the duties of the role. It is likely that at least one third of these hours will be compressed and worked during the school holidays. 
  • Location: Home working; attendance at meetings/ workshops in Liverpool City Region
  • Contract: Fixed-term, 3 years.
  • Salary: £29,000 – £31,000 pro-rata (dependent on experience)
  • Holiday: 25 days pro-rata plus bank holidays
  • Probation period: 6 months.
  • Notice period: one month during the first 6 months and 3 months after successful completion of the probation period.

For more information download the application pack on our website.

If you require these materials in an alternative format, please email or call 0151 3456266