- Producers (14-18 NOW)

14-18 NOW
Fixed term
IWM London
£41,606 - £47,081

14-18 NOW is the official cultural programme taking place across the United Kingdom to mark the centenary of the First World War.  We invite contemporary artists from the UK and around the world to explore the resonance of the First World War today.  14-18 NOW is an independent unit hosted within Imperial War Museums.  www.1418now.org.uk Working with cultural organisations across the UK, 14-18 NOW commissions large-scale special projects. These are selected to encourage people from every community to reflect on how the First World War has shaped today’s world and our attitudes to conflict now.

We are looking for two Producers to join the team, one of whom will have substantial visual arts curatorial expertise.  The Producers will support the Director in ensuring that the overall programme is strong, exciting and effective, the commissioned projects are produced and presented to the highest standards, all partners and funders are well briefed and actively support the programme, the programme is well communicated and managed, and that there is thorough evaluation of and reporting on the programme. We are also looking for a third producer to provide maternity cover, from 1 July 2015 to 30 September 2016.

The Producers will demonstrate the ability to work at a high level across a range of art forms, with experience of producing or managing a variety of arts projects including the negotiation of contracts, budget planning and management, reporting to funders and stakeholders and the ability to work with the heritage sector.

Able to work at a high level with artists, producers and curators in a range of art forms; one of the roles requires particular experience in the visual arts
Experience of producing and/or project managing the production of arts projects in a range of art forms, including the negotiation of contracts
Experience of developing and managing budgets for arts projects
Experience of reporting to funders and stakeholders of arts projects, including contributing to evaluation of arts projects
Ability to work effectively with the heritage sector
Experience of working with marketing and communications teams
Experience of fundraising for arts projects
Excellent knowledge of the contemporary arts in the UK and abroad
Understanding of and commitment to the work of 14-18 NOW

This opportunity is closed to applications.