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Programme assistant

Programme assistant

ExpiresExpires: 04/07/2022
Creative and Design
Fixed term contract
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Contract: fixed term contract until 31st March 2023

Salary: £23,000 per year


Fuel is looking for a programme assistant to play a key role in supporting our team of producers to deliver our wide-ranging programme.




Tasks may include (but not be limited to):

  • Arranging tour logistics – travel, accommodation, etc.
  • Liaising with venues and production partners
  • Monitoring and reporting on ticket sales
  • Supporting the delivery of the marketing plan
  • Supporting the drafting of evaluation reports
  • Minute taking at production meetings and other key meetings
  • Supporting the senior producer and engagement manager with budget management and reconciliation
  • Circulating contracts for creative teams and other artists
  • Drafting, updating and circulating tour packs
  • Liaising with cast members and/or agents on tour logistics when required
  • Collate evaluative data in line with ACE reporting and quarterly board reporting
  • Filing and other administrative tasks
  • Supporting the senior producer and engagement manager with delivering engagement and participation work
  • To assist on the delivery of Fuel’s social media strategy, working closely with our communications co-ordinator


Knowledge, skills, experience


  • Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • The ability to forward plan, predict and use initiative in managing busy schedules
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • An understanding of the importance of attention to detail and a rigorous work ethic
  • Excellent typing and IT skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • The ability to work discretely with confidential information
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • A positive outlook 


  • Familiarity with Fuel's projects and the artists we work with
  • A desire to use the time spent in the role to learn and to put the experience to practical use within the arts industry


Closing date: 10am Monday 4th July 2022

First interview: W/C 11th July (exact dates TBC)


Salary & benefits

  • Fixed term contract until 31st March 2023
  • £23,000 per year, 0.8 pro rata for duration of the contract.
  • Fuel offers a designated stakeholder pension scheme.


  • 10am to 6pm, 4 days a week.
  • Some evening and weekend work may be necessary. Fuel operates a Time Off in Lieu policy.


  • Hybrid working, part from home, part from office
  • At present we have office space in London at Somerset House and we will soon have hot desk space in Leeds.


We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Years of experience

  • Entry

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year