Assistant Producer at Imaginate

  • Temporary Job
  • Edinburgh
  • 09/08/2021
  • Temporary Job
  • Edinburgh
  • 09/08/2021

Website Imaginate



To assist the Senior Producer to deliver the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival and Creative Development projects, activities and events.

Terms of employment: Fixed Term Contract, mid-September 2021 to June 2023.
4 days a week, our preference is Monday to Thursday, or with the hours split across 5 days.
Salary: £20,750 p.a. (pro-rata) (plus 5% Employer contribution to pension)
Location: Staff are normally based in Imaginate’s office at 30B Grindlay Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9AX, and will return to this when Covid restrictions allow. Prior to this the post will work from home.

•Support the Senior Producer during the Festival, specifically the Family Encounters Programme, Delegate Programme and Creative Development Programme.
•Assisting the Senior Producer in administrative tasks for the festival and creative development events and productions including contracts, finance, space requirements and scheduling.
•Assist with management and monitoring of parts of the Festival and Creative Development budget.
•Assisting the Senior Producer in liaising with key partners, co-producers and companies visiting the festival.
•Liaise and support artists for the Festival and Creative Development programme.
•Work with the Festival Production Manager and festival production team to make sure that there is technical support for events, appropriate equipment, venue schedules work for the team
•Work with Marketing and Communication to collate information from companies and artists.
•Work with the Senior Producer and Festival Production Manager on risk assessments and health and safety regulations.
•Managing key delegate groups, events and creative development work during the festival, from event setup to delivery.
•General administration tasks across the programmes.

If this sounds like the job for you, please read the application pack carefully, download the application form and send us your application to by 5pm on Monday 9 August 2021. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

The full application pack can be found here:

Shortlisting will take place as soon as possible after the closing date and will always be carried out by at least two people. If you are shortlisted, we will normally contact you by email to invite you to interview.

If you have any questions, or would like an informal chat about the position please contact Belinda McElhinney, Chief Executive, on 07814 025677 or email

Location: Edinburgh City

For further information, please contact (Belinda McElhinney), or call 07814 025677 , or visit

The deadline is Monday 09 August 2021 at 17:00.

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