Programme Assistant (interim)

Birmingham Hippodrome
£12,884 per annum + benefits
10 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Programme Assistant (interim)

6 months fixed term contract

22.5 hours working 3 days per week.

£12,884 pa + benefits

Birmingham B5 4TB

A great theatre needs great people. We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.

About Us

Presenting the best in musical theatre, ballet and opera, dance, drama, comedy and pantomime, we work successfully with some of the world’s biggest international producers. With our resident partners Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange; with collaborators such as Welsh National Opera, The Lowry and Sadler’s Wells; and with names like Disney, Cameron Mackintosh, Qdos and Cape Town Opera dull moments don’t get a look in.

Average annual paid attendance of over half a million theatre-goers underlines our claim to be the UK’s busiest and most popular single theatre. We are managed by a voluntary board of Trustees as an independent charity with no revenue subsidy from the public purse. In our main auditorium or Patrick Centre studio, in our conference spaces or restaurant, and in schools and communities through Hippodrome CREATIVE, we make sure that everyone is welcome, we settle for nothing but the best and we bring flair to everything we do.

About The Role

You will gain valuable experience and develop your skills helping our Programme Producer schedule, manage and deliver our artistic programme. This will involve providing administrative support for a dynamic schedule of theatrical productions, artistic development, creative, community and learning programmes as well as off stage events. You will develop your project management skills working with internal departments from Marketing and Finance as well as internal stakeholders to review and ensure the viability of scheduling. You will also learn to prepare budgets and contracts as well as update records and systems. You will also carry out research into companies, artists and productions and their availability.

You must have experience of working in an administrative role and ideally be studying for Arts or Project Management qualification. You will have an eye for detail, strong IT skills and be highly proficient in Microsoft Office.Effective at building relationships, you be good at coordinating projects, results orientated and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

To apply or for a job description please visit our website via the 'Apply' button.

Everyone’s welcome at Birmingham Hippodrome and we are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone.

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