Creative Estuary Emerging Producer Placement Scheme – Ideas Test, Assistant Producer – Light Nights 2022

We’re looking for an Assistant Producer to work with us on Medway’s Light Nights as part of Creative Estuary’s Emerging Producer Placement Scheme.

The scheme provides transformational opportunities for new and emerging producers in fields such as theatre, live performance, film, and digital media.


Details of placement:

This role is a 30 day placement working on our commission for Medway Councils Light Nights Festival.

Exact dates of placement will be arranged with the successful applicant but the bulk of the work is through January – February 2022, with an introduction in December 2021 and a few wrap up days into March 2022.

You must be available from 8th to 12th February 2022 as this covers the dates leading up to and including the festival.

This is a great opportunity to work within our small but passionate artistic team, work with the community and upskill in all areas of delivering a full scale production.

For full job description, please download: Job Description & Person Spec – Ideas Test.pdf (309KB)


How to apply:

Please send your application by email, as a single PDF document titled: (Your Name) Ideas Test
Assistant Producer Light Nights Application to

Applications sent to our usual Ideas Test emails will not be considered.

Your application should include

  • A short c.v.
  • A one-page cover letter explaining your suitability for this role, relevant experience and why this
    opportunity would be a transformative experience for your career. Please also include a sentence
    outlining if you live in Essex or Kent or have a commitment to working in Essex/Kent and the
    Estuary. (1 side A4maximum)
  • Contact details for two references (we won’t contact them unless we offer you the job)
  • Completed Equal Opportunities Form – Equal-Opportunities-Monitoring-FormCreative Estuary August 2021 – Emerging producer placement scheme.docx (460KB) (this will not be used for shortlisting)


The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 30 November 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will need to be available for interview/informal chat on zoom on Thursday 2 December 2021


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