Yirra Yaakin is seeking an exceptional experienced Senior Producer
The Senior Producer is a key staff member within the Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company team. Working under the direction of the Artistic Director, and in consultation with the General Manager, the Senior Producer will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of artistic programs, events and touring opportunities produced by Yirra Yaakin. You will lead a small team of emerging or associate producers and represent Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company within the broader industry across WA, Australia and Internationally, where appropriate, and have at least 3 years experience in a similar role.
The main responsibilities of the role include the planning, management and implementation of all Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company produced artistic programs, events and tours, ensuring that all those activities maintain a high level of professionalism and artistic standard. You will assist the Artistic Director in the preparation of the annual schedule of activities and work with the General Manager in ensuring all projects operate within approved budget parameters. You will also provide assistance in the preparation of applications for funding from various sources, as appropriate. Because of your experience, you will also mentor and supervise new or emerging producers and have the skills to communicate, negotiate and develop relationships with a broad range of people, both internal and external to the organisation, in a professional, ethical and respectful manner.
The role is five (5) days or 37.5 hours per week, with after-hours work also required periodically that qualifies for Time Off In Lieu, so if you have the experience we are seeking, along with a “can-do” attitude that is able to work independently and as part of a small and experienced team, then click here to read the full Position Description.
Please send your covering letter, addressed to the General Manager, addressing the selection criteria and attach your resume, outlining your qualifications and employment experience and make sure we receive it by no later than 5pm Friday, the 8th July 2022.
As Yirra Yaakin is a First Nations Theatre Company, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Producers are strongly encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday, the 13th July 2022 for interviews to be held over the following days.
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