Job Opportunity: Associate Producer

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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Unity are seeking an Associate Producer to join the team on an 18 month placement. 

This is an opportunity to hone your producing skills whilst making a significant difference to the ambitions of touring companies and artists in Liverpool.

Unity’s Associate Producer will instil an exceptional producing practice amongst Liverpool’s creatives. You will deliver an exceptional artists development programme that reflects the ethos of inclusivity that runs through Unity’s practice.

There will be opportunities to support the producing of Liverpool companies in order to ensure that their productions are sustainably produced and tour beyond Liverpool. As well as joining us at Unity, you’ll have a 2-month producing placement with Everyman and Playhouse and a chance to work alongside a grassroots creative organisation.


Role Details:

Role: Associate Producer (Fixed Term)

Location: Liverpool (Flexible Working)

Contract: Fixed Term 18 months July 2022 – January 2024

Application Deadline: Wednesday 15th June, 10am

Interviews: Interviews will take place at Unity on Monday 20th June. You will be reimbursed for any travel expenses.

Salary: £21,260 (£26,575 pro rata)

Hours: 30 hours per week. The post holder will be required to work occasional evenings and weekends. Unity are flexible in how the post-holder distributes their hours across a month.

Pension: Company pension scheme available

Annual Leave: 20 days per holiday year (1st April – 31st March) plus statutory English bank holidays

Notice Period: one week during probation, one month thereafter

Coach: CEO


Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the day-to-day management of Unity’s artist development programme, Creative‘Pool details here
  • Be Unity’s first point of contact for our Creative Membership, helping them apply to courses and access our facilities
  • Set up and attend workshops, R&Ds, read-throughs, rehearsals and performances where appropriate
    Provide necessary producing for Unity-supported artists or companies to ensure that work generated in Liverpool tours nationally, outside of the Northwest.
    Support the CEO/AD to seek out and manage relationships with visiting companies, including convening and attending meetings, negotiating contracts and other programming tasks where necessary
  • With the CEO, secure production funding and find other sources such as sponsorship and in-kind resources
  • Monitor budgets throughout project timescales, through to budget settlements, updating CEO and partners regularly
  • Work alongside the wider team to continue to embed artistic and community engagement activity around visiting productions across all elements of our programme
  • Actively acquire users for Unity’s ProPortal, and facilitate their journey with ProPortal where necessary details here
  • With the Executive Director, ensure projects are documented, monitored and evaluated
  • Represent Unity, attending industry events and seeing productions
  • To undertake any other duties appropriate to this role as required


How to Apply:

To apply for this role please complete the application and equal opportunities forms below and send the application to

 If you have any questions about the role please email and we will happily respond and arrange a phone call. 

If written application isn’t your preferred method of applying, please feel free to send in a 2 minute video or arrange a phone-call using the same email address as above. If you need support completing your application please email and we can arrange this.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 15th June, 10am

Interviews: Interviews will take place at Unity on Monday 20th June. You will be reimbursed for any travel expenses.

Please email your application to

For an informal conversation with the current placement please email Kirsten at the following:

Thank you and we look forward to receiving your application.

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Please complete our Equal Opportunities Form alongside your application. You can do that by clicking here.

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