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17 May 2024

Recruiting for Senior Producer (Maternity Cover)

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and experienced Senior Producer to join our team.

This maternity cover role will work closely with the Creative Director and support the development, delivery and production of our festivals, events and engagement programmes. 

As an inclusive arts and cultural charity located in Leicester, Art Reach is dedicated to connecting cultures through extraordinary art. We do this by commissioning bold, ambitious art and festivals that bring people together. Now is an exciting time to join us with our next festival set to be delivered in October.  

Previous experience of producing – particularly in outdoor contexts – is important, together with experience of developing and delivering participation and engagement programmes with communities, and in particular young people, in collaboration with our core and extended team.  

The role demands an organised and motivated individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to work efficiently and effectively with our team and partners.  

If you are passionate about making a difference through art and culture, we hope you will apply. Join us in creating extraordinary art that celebrates diversity and brings communities together.   

Salary: £30,000 per annum (Pro rata) 

Working hours: 37.5 hours a week  

This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave for up to 9 months, with the possibility of extension to 12 months.  

For more information download the Full Application Pack here. 

To apply, please submit your application form, CV, a maximum two-page letter outlining your interest in the job and how you meet the person specification, and the online Equal Opportunities monitoring form by 11.59pm Monday 17 June 2024. Please download the full job application pack from our website with details of alternative application formats if required.   

Should you require any further information, or to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact or telephone 0116 261 6882. 

The closing date for receipt of this application is Monday 17 June 2024.

Interviews are planned to be in person at LCB Depot on Monday 24 June 2024. 


How to apply: 

Before applying, please ensure you have read the Background Information, Job Description and Person Specification provided in the Full Application Pack here. 

To apply, please send the following documents to Paul Steele, Creative Director, on :

  1. A Cover Application Form: Download Cover Application here
  2. Your CV
  3. Maximum two page letter outlining your interest in applying for the job, and how you meet the person specification
  4. Online Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form: Complete Monitoring Form here. This is submitted separately to your application and will be used for statistical monitoring purposes only.

Art Reach is an inclusive organisation, from our trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applicants equally, regardless of class, age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in the cultural sector. 

We are happy to accept applications in alternative formats from applicants who, for reasons of disability, may find it difficult to fill in our standard form.  



A giant puppet walking alongside audience members at Leicester's Clock Tower.

Image: Pete Martin Photography

Bird's view perspective of two performers on an indoor square between lanes of differently coloured clothes, surrounded by audience members.

Image: Guy Walsh Photography

A group of musicians performing with vegetables on an outdoor stage.

The Vegetable Orchestra of Vienna perform at Re/action Festival 2023 (Image by Art Reach)

A performer in costume smiling at a mechanical creature on an outdoor square.

Image: Pete Martin Photography

Audiences looking at three performers in an acrobatic dance pose, where two of them help the third one to jump in the air.

Image: Pete Martin Photography