posted 8 March 2019
Freelance Producer, Li-E Chen
Role: Freelance Producer to Li-E Chen
Contract: Freelance, project based - Contingent to Funding
Period: Commencing Jun/Jul 2019 with view to develop into 2022
Salary: Negotiable (dependant on experience)
Li-E Chen is recruiting for a freelance PRODUCER to support her next three to four years of artistic development that has come out of her recent One-Year R&D Opera Project: A Silent Opera on the Life and Art of Tehching Hsieh 2017-2018. The Producer will provide support for Li-E Chen’s upcoming new writing, performance, residencies and development opportunities. They will collaborate with Li-E Chen on developing partnerships for arts, theatre new writing and music residencies, fundraisings and finance management.
The producer will be required to have experience working in traditional new writing for theatre, classical music, contemporary arts and performance, national and international touring, youth programmes and is passionate about developing contemporary opera.
The role requires someone who is able to attend meetings and/or events with/on behalf of Li-E Chen, and is comfortable working in unfamiliar forms and open to try new approaches. On occasions outside UK traveling may be required.
At least 5 years professional experience in a producing and management role
Experience working in traditional new writing for theatre, contemporary opera and classical music
Knowledge and experience of writing contracts
Excellent budget management skills and experience
Well organised and efficient, experienced in achieving and working to deadlines
Experience managing and developing projects over a long term period
Have a great understanding of the artist’s needs
Willingness to collaborate with a curator
Interest in contemporary art and performance
Some knowledge of conceptual art
Have experience producing works that are both inside and outside the mainstream
Confident using online platforms such as Instagram and other social media
Knowledge and experience of UK and/or International touring
Professional work ethic when dealing with sensitive and confidential information
How to apply:
Candidates should email their expression of interest, highlighting their relevant experience and what they would contribute to this position, alongside an attached CV to using the subject line ‘Producer to Li-E Chen: [Your Name]’.
Closing date: Sunday 7 April 2019.
Shortlisted: Wednesday 10 April 2019
Interviews: Friday 12 April 2019 (or on an alternative date if necessary)
The successful candidate will start between June - July 2019 (open for flexibility), exact date will be discussed during interview.
For any enquiries, please contact Hannah Whittaker (Li-E Chen's Assistant) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more details please visit HERE.
We look forward to receiving your application(s). Thank you.
Li-E Chen - Interdisciplinary artist and director
Hannah Whittaker - Assistant