Assistant Producer

English Touring Theatre

What can you receive?
£25 - £35k pro rata


23 October 2023

ETT is seeking a creative, dynamic, and organised Assistant Producer to work on a busy slate of projects and commissions for National and International Touring.

The appointed Assistant Producer will be a key member of staff within our small permanent team supporting the producing team in the delivery of all touring projects including stage and digital presentations.

The successful candidate will have a passion for making theatre and developing new ideas whilst sharing an active interest in the benefits of touring work across the country and beyond. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a passion for touring theatre and seek opportunities in developing their practice as a producer within this role.

We create projects of outstanding quality, imagination, and ambition; work which interrogates and celebrates contemporary England and reflects the diversity of our nation. We are excited to welcome our new assistant producer to our dynamic team.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities Productions:

– To assist the Producer with all aspects of delivering the full artistic programme of ETT including productions, digital projects, workshops and events.

– To lead on the key administration of producing including drafting of standard contracts, creation of contact sheets, production schedules and other admin and production tasks.

– To support casting on projects where necessary including availability checking of actors and liaising with agents and directors, and to lead on child casting for productions, when required.

– With the Producer, maintain strong, clear and consistent communication with all artists involved with each production and project.

– To be a point of daily administrative contact for the touring company whilst in rehearsal and on the road, ensuring that their needs are facilitated as well as communicated to the appropriate members of staff.

– Manage, collate, and distribute all tour information (contact lists, tour schedules and accommodation, and international travel packs etc.) to the appropriate personnel.

– Ensure that opening nights and other special events are well planned and managed, and to be the venue liaison for these events.

– Assist the Company Administrator with the coordination and allocation of complimentary tickets throughout the tours.

– Be responsible for the budgets for Press Night events, first night gifts, company drinks, programme production costs, company travel and accommodation.

– To assist the Producer with the production payrolls, supplying information and details to the Finance department, collating, and checking invoices, establishing travel costs to ensure smooth financial management processes.

– To attend technical rehearsals, previews, press nights, occasional other performances as required.

– To source rehearsal space as required and within budget allocation.

– To secure accommodation, travel and develop our policies for those working with ETT.


Below is a list of the experience, skills and attributes that we’re looking for but we know that not everyone can meet all of them. If you don’t think you have everything on the list but know that you could make a real difference to ETT then we encourage you to make an application. We can offer support in any areas you feel less confident in.

– A passion for and knowledge of theatre or live performance.

– An interest in developing work by other mediums such as digital, virtual reality, immersive and film. – Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

– Ability to be methodical and efficient. – Excellent administration and organisational skills with strong computer literacy.

– A demonstrable commitment to equality and inclusivity.

– Clear written and communication skills.

– High standards of confidentiality, initiative and tact.

– Experience of working or evidence of an interest in production.

– Experience of producing, administration or project management within a theatre or arts context.

– Experience of working on or supporting a number of projects simultaneously and able to demonstrate good time management skills particularly when under pressure to meet deadlines.

– Experience of monitoring a budget.

– Good interpersonal skills when working within a small and busy team and interacting with audiences, artists and partners.

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