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Producer Cross Arts (Music & Public Programme)

Department: Creative Collaboration
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Contract.
Salary Range: £41,360 - 46,050 (inclusive of Inner London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance

About us
We aim to be London’s creative catalyst for curiosity, arts and enterprise. We aim to spark creative possibilities and transformation for artists, audiences, and communities. We strive to be inclusive and sustainable, championing equity and opportunity, connected to our communities, daring in our approach to arts and education.

Creative Collaboration
The Creative Collaboration (CC) department is at the heart of the Barbican’s engagement with its communities, breaking down traditional arts boundaries and contributing to a diverse artistic programme.

Creative Collaboration aims to be a catalyst for the Barbican’s artistic vision, working across the centre with a multi-artform approach using all venues and spaces. The department champions interdisciplinary work that connects new audiences to the Barbican, engaging with creatives, participants and users that reflect the rich diversity of London.

The role
Are you able to spark creative possibilities and transformations for young people, communities, audiences, and emerging artists?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Producer Cross Arts, focusing on music and public programming, to join the Creative Collaboration (CC) team at the Barbican Centre.

Working closely with the Lead Producer and Head of Creative Collaboration, the Producer Cross Arts will develop, coordinate, and deliver high-quality events, engaging with young people and diverse audiences. As a Creative Collaboration team producer, the post holder will collaborate across artform departments within the Barbican to deliver innovative and exciting programmes.

You will have an excellent knowledge and experience of the contemporary music scene and emerging talent. You will have a passion for all arts along with and experience of delivering public events at a range of scale.

We are looking for a generous collaborator with a great eye for talent, an awareness of the barriers to engaging with culture, and the drive and determination to make space for underserved and under-represented groups at the Barbican.

Essential requirements
Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate:
·    In-depth understanding of contemporary music and a wide range of arts and performance. 
·    Significant experience working in an arts environment with experience of designing and delivering innovative arts projects to high standard.
·    Experience of working with artists to deliver innovative artistic experiences. 
·    Experience of working with artists to deliver innovative learning and participation experiences.
·    Substantial experience in setting up and managing internal and external partnerships
·    Full understanding of Duty of Care when working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. 
·    Experience of managing people.
·    Strong organisational and administrative skills with ability to plan and deliver multiple projects.   
·    Strong influencing and negotiation skills with proven ability to broker and manage effective partnerships internally and externally.
·    Excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire and relate to all levels of professional practitioners in the arts sector.
·    Highly motivated to work effectively within the team and on own initiative.
·    Passionate and well informed about a range of arts and performance.  
·    Dedicated to learning and access to the arts.

To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please see the ‘Job Information Pack’.

As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of staff within the Barbican, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from groups that are currently underrepresented, including people from the Global Majority* and D/deaf and disabled people. We want to better reflect and understand the communities we exist to serve. We are members of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who would like to be considered under this scheme and who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role. If you are a disabled person and need adjustments to the application process, please contact us.
*Global Majority is a collective term that refers to people who are Black, Asian, Brown, dual-heritage, indigenous to the global south, and or, have been racialised as 'ethnic minorities'.

Barbican offers a wide range of staff benefits including a great pension scheme, season ticket, cycle to work scheme, free access to museums and galleries, show tickets, discounts on retail, healthcare and on-site cafes and restaurants. You’ll have access to our Employee Assistance Programme, trained Mental Health First aiders and City of London as well as Barbican staff networks.




How to apply

How to apply
To apply, please click on the apply online button above or visit the vacancy job page on the City of London Jobs site.
If there are any issues with the application process, please contact the Barbican Careers team at [email protected].

Closing Date is Wednesday 26 June 2024 at 23:59hrs. 
Expected Interview dates week of 22 July.
Please note that we are unable to accept late applications.