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Participation producer

Participation producer

locationGreater London, UK
ExpiresExpires: 29/05/2024
Permanent position

Application deadline: 9am, Wednesday 29th May 2024

Salary: £38,000- £40,000 depending on experience per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm with 1 hour for lunch. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.

First round interviews will take place: Thursday 13th June 2024

Second round interviews will take place: Thursday 20th June 2024


Are you passionate about engaging with young people and community groups through theatre?

The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Participation Producer. This post is offered on a Permanent, full-time contract.

The Almeida is a theatre company with a national and international reputation for producing work of the highest standard - achieving recognition through consistent critical acclaim, increasing national reach, international profile and breadth of audiences.

This post will work closely with the Director of Participation, producing all shows which originate from the Participation team, setting up and managing participation projects and working closely with young people and community groups. There is also an opportunity to instigate and creatively lead on participation projects.

The Participation Producer will manage the Participation Coordinator and the Participation Assistant, as well as any work placements and freelancers. They will manage show and project budgets and contribute to the writing of funding applications and evaluation reports.


Knowledge, skills and experience


  • Experience of producing high-quality participation shows, for and with young people and community groups, including liaising with directors, production teams, other creative teams and managing budgets
  • Flexible, inventive and risk-taking approach to devising participatory projects which will connect and respond to the main programme at the Almeida
  • Confident in leading workshops with people of differing ages, abilities and experience
  • Experience in recruiting and managing freelance artists to lead creative projects
  • Experience in recruiting participants from diverse communities to take part in projects
  • Passion for the Almeida’s theatre programme and sensitivity and imagination to respond to it
  • Accomplished written and verbal skills with good proofreading
  • Experience of working with social media
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a variety of different projects at the same time, including keeping good schedules and keeping track of different budgets
  • Awareness of safeguarding issues


  • Experience of working in a professional theatre context
  • Experience in managing teams, including administrators, placements and freelancers
  • Arts Award trained


The Almeida Theatre is an equal opportunities employer, and our aim is to create a diverse and inclusive working environment which reflects the city we live and work in and the communities and audiences that we engage with. The recruitment process is open to all, but we particularly encourage applications from people of colour and D/deaf & disabled candidates as these groups are currently underrepresented at the Almeida.

Please state in your application that you found this role through Creative Access.

Level of experience

  • Mid-Level