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Job: Artichoke: Trainee Producer(s), London’s Burning

The works dates for these 3 traineeships are 8-29 August
London's Burning will take place from 30 August - 4 September

Application Deadline: 9am Friday 22 July. More info:

After the success of Artichoke’s previous trainee schemes, they are delighted to be able to offer a number of traineeships for assistant producers on London’s Burning. The scheme offers the opportunity for those who are interested in developing a career in artistic event management to gain experience of working on a large-scale outdoor arts event as well as access to expert knowledge and training workshops with the Artichoke team. The scheme is specifically targeted at those based in the London Boroughs of Hackney, Islington, Camden, Southwark and Tower Hamlets.

Successful candidates will form a pool of trainee assistant producers who will gain experience across a number of aspects of event production alongside members of core Artichoke teams

· Production - supporting the Producers on a variety of practical and administrative aspects of the event.

· VIP and Artist Liaison – welcoming national and international artists and guests to the cityand supporting them during their stay.

· Development – supporting the development team in the organization of events and communication with sponsors and funders.

· Communication - supporting the communications team to help them deliver their marketing and press strategy, supporting film crews to document the event and assisting with press events.

The provisional programme for Trainee Assistant Producers includes:

An introduction to Artichoke (company, projects, staff, policies etc).
An introduction to London’s Burning, the site infrastructure and roles to be undertaken within the placement.

Training workshops with the Artichoke team and London’s Burning production team on a variety of topics.  The workshops will aim to give a deeper insight into specific aspects and roles and may include production, general management, communications, volunteer management and learning and participation.

Where possible, we will support the Trainee’s interests in other areas of event production.

Please send your completed application by email to, addressed to Kate Harvey, Producer with ‘Trainee Assistant Producer - 8-29 August 2016' in the subject heading.

Applications for the first 2 traineeships to be received by 9am Friday 22 July with interviews on Tuesday 26 July

Interviews and recruitment workshops will be held at Toynbee Studios

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