Executive Producer

Dancefest is looking to appoint an Executive Producer to work in partnership and close collaboration with the Artistic Director and Board

Salary: £14,000-£16,800 for 17.5-21 hours (£28,000 pro-rata)

Dancefest is looking to appoint an Executive Producer to work in partnership and close collaboration with the Artistic Director and Board, to create the organisation’s strategic plan and develop a compelling vision for the organisation. This will build on the track record of Dancefest, recognising the transformational power of dance to improve and change people’s lives, by watching, taking part and learning from dance artists.

The Executive Producer is the joint Chief Executive of the organisation alongside the Artistic Director. The Executive Producer will oversee and deliver the organisation’s business plan and ensure sound financial management, taking responsibility for managing and progressing fruitful relationships with a wide range of stakeholders locally and regionally.

The role will involve the successful stewardship of donors, funders, collaborators and local businesses, as well as seeking out opportunities for new partnerships.


The Executive Producer is the key spokesperson for the organisation and will be supported by the Artistic Director with regard to artistic and programme communications.

If you would like an informal discussion about the organisation or the position, please contact our Director, Rose Beeston at rose@dancefest.co.uk or 01905 611199 or Paul Kaynes, Acting Chair on paulkaynes@yahoo.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  5pm, Tuesday 30 April

For more information please download the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Executive Producer Recruitment Pack

(PDF 1 MB)

Executive Producer application form 

(Word 361 KB)

Equality and Diversity monitoring form

(Word 342 KB)

Dancefest Annual Report 2017-2018 

(PDF 6.3 MB)