We are hiring: Executive Producer                           

Eclipse is looking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational and experienced Executive Producer. During a period of real growth and success for Eclipse, this pivotal new role will support our Artistic Director in setting the strategic direction of the company.

The successful candidate will be an innovative leader working within the arts or creative industries, who cares about Black culture, artists and making ambitious new work. Passionate about making change to the cultural landscape, the Executive Producer will support the work on tour (Exec producing, tour booking and managing logistics) you will also build and hold key venue and co-producing partnerships and lead on delivering our ambitious aims and objectives. With the Artistic Director you form the executive team and report individually and jointly to the Board. As Executive Producer you will strategically and operationally lead the organisation – the future organisational culture and team work ethic will be created or at least heavily influenced by you.

We are completely interested in usual suspects, non-usual suspects and wild cards. We do know what we want though. You see the big picture and you are able to lead the organisation through all the necessary steps to achieve our ambitious goals and bold ideas. You are a highly skilled negotiator and an entrepreneurial producer who can inspire while line-producing and you have the ability to make artistic projects to come to life. You enjoy making things happen.

We want an organised, strategic thinker and methodical planner. Someone with excellent systems, process driven instincts, strong networks and a personal ease with team members and other stakeholders.

Eclipse actively encourages applications from those with less visibility in the arts. We specifically welcome applications from women, people with disabilities and those from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and international backgrounds with right to work.

For an initial confidential informal conversation about the role please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book a time to talk to Interim CEO David Bryan.

We welcome applications in partnership for the Executive Producer and Artistic Director/CEO roles.

If you are applying as a partnership, we would like you to think about how that might work in practice and to provide the headlines of this structure in your covering letter.

To apply for the post, please send an up to date CV; a covering letter (in no more than two pages) addressing the selection criteria, making sure to tell us who you are and what you are about; contact details for two referees who can be contacted if you are to reach the second interview stage and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Send all three documents to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 15 September

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