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Blueprint Festival Producer, Brent 2020


Brent 2020 are looking for an ambitious, collaborative and well-networked producer, with a track record of success in co-creating festivals and events with young people, to programme and produce one of the flagship events in our London Borough of Culture programme - the Blueprint Festival - taking place at Boxpark Wembley on 1 August 2020.

The Festival will be jointly curated on a basis of equal exchange between the Producer and a group of young people from the Brent Blueprint Collective who will be meeting regularly to steer the development of the project.

About Brent 2020 and the Brent Blueprint Collective

The Mayor’s London Borough of Culture award is a major new initiative launched by the Mayor of London in June 2017 and inspired by the UK City and European Capital of Culture programmes. The borough of Brent won the award for 2020.

Part-leadership programme, pressure-group and think tank, the Brent Blueprint Collective is at the heart of Brent’s year as London Borough of Culture. The Collective is an open and evolving network of (currently) 70 young people aged 16-30 who are passionate about where they live and where they want to go.

Blueprint Festival Producer: Job Purpose

The Blueprint Festival (working title) aims to represent the arts and culture, ideas and issues that young people in Brent are passionate about and want to share. The Festival will take place on 1 August 2020 in Boxpark Wembley – a 2,000 capacity venue in Wembley Park, minutes from Wembley Stadium - and also potentially outdoors on the pedestrian area of Olympic Way. The Blueprint Festival will be co-curated between the Blueprint Collective and the Festival Producer.

Contract Details

Fixed-term contract from January 2020 - August 2020

Fee: £18,400 – 92 days across 8 months at £200/day.  Expected to average around 3 days work per week.

How to Apply

To apply please find the full Job Description and application details here

Closing Date: 5pm on Monday 28 October 2019

Interviews: Friday 15 November 2019.

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