Jellish (Thingumajig Theatre)

Jellish (Thingumajig Theatre)

I work as a Producer and a Project Manager, collaborating with artists and communities to create exciting, dynamic projects on every scale, from the epic to the intimate. My role is defined in response to the individual needs of each project, ​from undertaking initial research and development right through to post-event evaluation and reporting.

Here are some of the ways in which I could work with you:

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

  • Work collaboratively with artists/creative teams to develop commissions and projects, from R&D stage through to fully realised productions
  • Draw up summary proposals, budgets, schedules and resource allocation strategies
  • Negotiate potential partnerships and co-productions
  • Work with artists to assemble appropriate creative teams and key collaborators
  • Negotiate artist and creative team fees and contracts

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

  • Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders including artists, co-producers, venues, festivals, funders and commissioning bodies
  • Research and develop strategic relationships with VIPs and programmers
  • Build relationships with arts, education and community organisations as part of a community engagement process​

LOGISTICS AND FINANCE

  • Schedule and manage project deadlines (artistic, technical, marketing and administrative)
  • Liaise with producing and site partners
  • Draw up and manage project and production budgets, including financial negotiation with partners

​TOUR BOOKING

  • Research strategic contacts and mailing lists
  • Secure and book suitable venues or locations, negotiating with the land / premises owners as required
  • Venue liaison

FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Identify and exploit new funding opportunities
  • Develop outline project proposals for funding applications
  • Write full funding bids for a range of projects, including the development of ACE Grant for the Arts applications

MARKETING, AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT AND DIGITAL

  • Compile appropriate communication and press strategies
  • Manage the design and print of publicity materials including flyers, programmes, posters etc
  • Develop digital and online resources and manage social media and email networks
  • ​​Devise and deliver engaging, creative audience development projects and events

MONITORING, REPORTING AND EVALUATION

  • Design, manage and implement creative impact measurement and evaluation strategies in-line with relevant funding requirements
  • Lead on reporting of activity to key stakeholders including relevant partners and funders