Walk The Plank (outdoor arts) Production Manager (Maternity Cover)

Walk The Plank (outdoor arts) Production Manager (Maternity Cover)

Job Description

Walk the Plank is seeking a Production Manager

Due to a member of our Production Team heading off to start a family, we are now looking for a hands on, experienced team player to join us in this exciting role, for a six month period.

Walk the Plank is one of the UK’s leading outdoor arts organisations with a reputation for creating innovative productions and performances which engage artists, individuals and communities in a wide range of outdoor settings across, both regionally, nationally and internationally.

Our production team play a crucial role ensuring that each piece of work we deliver is executed to the highest standards for our clients with regard to budgets, creativity, safety and audience engagement. As our new PM you will be involved in the planning, implementation, staff and team management and evaluation of our events including ensuring the effective and efficient provision of designated production services (pyrotechnic/LX and sound/AV / prop building/ set and costume making/ staging / event infrastructure as appropriate) are in place to support delivery of the company’s activities.

If this sounds like the role for you, please download and read the Production Manager Information Pack (which includes full role description and person specification).

Duties & Responsibilities

Production Management of Projects




Personnel and staff development

Client Relationship Management

Company Operations (non-project specifc work)

Project Development

How To Apply
Please send your cover letter, CV including the names of at least two references and anything else which provides evidence that you have the skills we are looking for (no more than 4 sides of A4) to Lindsay Bradshaw, Company Administrator : recruitment@walktheplank.co.uk

Walk the Plank is endeavouring to be an Equal Opportunities employer – which will be helped by the opening of our new site, Cobden Works, in May, which will be fully accessible. We particularly welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds, or those with unconventional career paths.

Deadline for Applications
Friday 17th March, 12 noon


Closing date: 
Friday 17th March 2017
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