Job Details


Oct 27, 2023


East England


> £50,000

Closing Date

Dec 7, 2023

Mercury Theatre

Executive Producer

The Mercury Theatre is seeking new artistic leadership.

We are looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and proven Executive Producer to work closely with our Executive Director as joint CEOs to steer the venue’s artistic programme. The successful candidate will have a compelling vision for the Mercury as an artistic hub at the centre of cultural life in Colchester. As the only full time producing theatre in Essex, the Mercury is a significant player in the national and regional theatre ecology.

The successful candidate will provide inspirational leadership and will be instrumental in the creation and oversight of our diverse artistic programme.

For further details about the role, download the Executive Producer candidate pack from our website.

To apply for this post, please send a letter of no more than 3 sides of A4, explaining what attracts you to this position, and evidence of your ability to meet the job description and person specification, together with your CV and a completed Equal Opportunities Form (downloadable from our website), to Deborah Sawyerr on Applications should be submitted by 10:00am on Thursday, 7 December 2023. First round interviews will take place on Monday, 8 January 2024 and second round interviews will take place on Thursday, 18 January 2024.

You are encouraged to contact Deborah for an informal conversation about the role.

The Mercury Theatre is an equal opportunities employer and actively promotes diversity in the staff team and family friendly working. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Executive Producer Candidate Pack


Closing date: 7 December 2023

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