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full time Edinburgh Fringe Producer

at Plosive Productions (Anywhere)

Plosive Productions is looking for a reliable and dedicated Producer to help deliver its ambitious series of comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018.

At Plosive we’re passionate about bold and innovative comedy. We run regular live nights in London and Margate, as well as the annual Wells Comedy Festival in Somerset. We produce audio podcasts including Audible Presents. In 2018, we are bringing a carefully selected roster of four exciting shows to the Fringe.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic, comedy-loving Producer to look after the day-to-day running of Plosive’s shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, duties include:

• Liaising with acts on a daily basis, being present at shows and offering support
• Monitoring sales and co-ordinating marketing activity
• Managing and motivating a small street team of flyerers
• Stage managing/show running shows
• Venue management
• Technical operation of shows where necessary
• Overall responsibility for booking comp/press tickets
• Sourcing props
• Monitoring press coverage and keeping reviews on flyers and posters up to date
• General administrative support
• Other duties that may arise as necessary – this list is not exhaustive and in a festival environment all sorts of tasks may be required last minute!

Person Specification

The idea candidate will have the following skills and experience:

• A love of comedy and a passion for the shows Plosive produces
• Experience of producing or running events
• Stage Management/Technical experience
• Experience of the Edinburgh Fringe and/or knowledge of Edinburgh
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Good time management and the ability to work to tight deadlines
• The ability to work as part of a small team, but also to take responsibility where necessary
• A creative approach to marketing shows and selling tickets
• IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Photoshop
• Social media knowledge and skills 

Job details

Fee: £1000 – accommodation and travel to/from Edinburgh can be provided if necessary
Dates: July 28 – August 28

To apply

Please email a cover letter and CV to jobs@plosive.co.uk. Closing date is 11pm on Monday May 28. Interviews will take place in early June.

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