We are looking for an experienced programmer of Club and Electronic Music Events, working across Village Underground (720 cap) and EartH Hall and Kitchen (1200 cap and 300 cap). They will be tasked with developing globally renowned programmes with a focus on redressing the balance of representation and diversity in our sector. 

We expect candidates to be able to demonstrate their understanding of issues of equity, representation and diversity and to discuss ideas and concrete actions they would work on to incorporate these issues into our work. 

We are looking for a team player with demonstrable negotiating and financial skills, and who will cooperate with the rest of the organisation to strike the right balance between artistic, social and commercial priorities.

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PRIORITIES

Growth – Create and implement a strategic plan to increase the number of club events across both venues. This will include developing a programme and content strategy for EartH Kitchen (300 cap), and working with the Music & Arts programmer on weekend events and club nights at EartH Hall (1200 cap).

Artistic policies – Co-develop the venues’ artistic policies with the Music & Arts Programmer, the MD and the rest of the team. Introducing the policies to promoters and other stakeholders, getting them on board with any changes the policies will bring. These will include the development of new in-house event concepts.

Diversity and representation – Incorporate these issues into the programmes, artistic policies and strategic plans. Be forward-looking and modern, thinking beyond outdated definitions of quality.

Financial sustainability and beyond – Strike the right balance between artistic, social and commercial priorities. Consistently seek new income-generating opportunities to exceed targets, and ways to re-invest this income into the artistic programmes.

Systems – Develop, implement and manage new systems for diary and production management, focusing on streamlining communications between the programming and production teams.

TO APPLY

1) Download the full job pack HERE

2) Email jobs@villageunderground.co.uk with your CV and a cover letter explaining why you wish to apply for this position, describing how your experience relates to the position, and explaining and giving examples as to how you meet the required skills and abilities. Subject line: Club Programmer.

3) Fill in our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which can be found here.

Deadline: 9 May