Animex Festival Producer (public-facing programme)

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Teesside University

With the support of the Tees Valley Combined Authority, Teesside University is pleased to be recruiting for a Festival Producer to lead the development and delivery of a new, public-facing programme for Animex, its annual international festival of animation, visual effects and games.

Bringing their own knowledge and experience of festivals and creative events to the role, the postholder will work closely with Teesside University’s academic team to build upon the existing industry and student-facing offer to develop new audiences, engage the local community, and build a dynamic new programme which animates the public realm to bring venues and sites across Middlesbrough to life during the Animex festival.

Inspired by the possibilities of the worlds of gaming, animation and VFX, the Festival Producer will deliver publicly accessible and exciting works and events that engage communities in these dynamic sectors, balancing income-generating opportunities with free-to-access content to make the festival sustainable into the future.

Budget £40 – £50,000 p.a. pro rata (PT)

Deadline 18 July 2024

Middlesbrough TS1 3BX

A job description and person specification can be accessed after registering and answering a series of questions on Teesside University’s fortress-like job vacancies site.

Interviews will take place in person on 7 August.

For more information or to discuss the role in more detail please contact Lauren Bradshaw (Deputy Director, Communications and Development).

Applications from individuals wishing to work on a freelance basis may be considered.

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