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Creative Producer, Rural Arts


The Creative Producer is a new role designed specifically for someone early in their career and from a low socio-economic background.

They will develop Rural Arts’ performance programme at The Courthouse, establish an Artist Support programme, develop regional co-production relationships and support the ON Tour Manager.

We’re looking for a creative person who loves to make things happen. You’ll be passionate about performance, excited to support and develop artists, and be committed to increasing access to and engagement with the arts.

Salary: £19,500 per annum, pro-rata

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Employment type: Fixed term 12-month contract

To learn more, please download our Recruitment Pack or an audio version here.

You may wish to submit the Person Specification Tables as an application. These can be downloaded here.

Applications should be sent to or Recruitment, Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. 

Complete our Equal Opportunities monitoring survey by clicking here (or downloading a copy here).

Deadline: noon on Monday 7th December 2020

Interviews: We anticipate hosting online interviews on Tuesday 15th December. If this does not suit, please tell us in your application.

Championing Diversity

Rural Arts strives to champion diversity in all its forms. 

This role has been designed specifically to support the career of someone from a low socio-economic background.

People who are also Black, Indigenous and People of ColourLGBTQIA+ people and disabled people are particularly encouraged to apply as these groups are currently under-represented in the arts nationwide, and we are committed to challenging and changing this.


If you require this information in an alternative format, please contact Angela Holt (Operations Manager) or 01845 526536.

Further information and support

Please contact Operations Manager Angela Holt

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