Award-winning women’s theatre company Open Clasp is looking to appoint an Assistant Producer at a very exciting time for the company. Founded in 1998, the company is part of the National Portfolio of Organisations funded by Arts Council England.

Open Clasp makes truthful, risk taking and award-winning theatre informed by the lived experiences of working class women, women disenfranchised in theatre and society, those from minority communities and women affected by the criminal justice system.

Salary:   The NJC banding for this post is Scale 6, SCPs 26 – 28 with a salary of £23,398- £24,964 pro rata

Part Time:   21hrs

Our Values:

  • To collaborate with some of the country’s most marginalised women and young women, placing their lived experience at the centre of our creative processes
  • Ensure the voices of those women are heard by audiences including policy makers
  • Make space for discussion, debate and critical conversations
  • Promote respect, equality and inclusion

The Assistant Producer will work with our Creative Producer and Artistic Director, supporting the planning, development and implementation of strategies to increase the artistic, social and financial value of the company.

This is a unique opportunity for a creative individual who is motivated to join a thriving company making risk-taking and powerful theatre for discussion and debate.

Due to the nature of our work the post is open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

We are an inclusive organisation who is committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates.


If you can provide the expertise we are looking for, we really want to hear from you. Please download the Assistant Producer Application Pack 2018 or email Rachel at


Applications must be received by the deadline of 12 noon on Wednesday 14th February 2018 to be included in the recruitment process.


We look forward to receiving your application and will reply to all applications. Interviews will be held on Monday the 26th February 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne.