Creative Programmer

Broadway Cinema and Theatre


Salary: £24,480 per annum

Join us in a key role in determining the artistic and creative development of the Broadway Cinema and Theatre in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire.

We are seeking an experienced Creative Programmer who will bring artistic and entrepreneurial skills to our team. The successful applicant will have a track record in developing and implementing dynamic theatre programmes and will offer a holistic approach that extends to film and event cinema programming and to developing outreach opportunities within our other venues and building external partnerships to raise our profile and funding opportunities.

The Creative Programmer will work closely with the Broadway & Venues Manager, Technical Manager and Broadway Support Executive, as well as with our Communications and Marketing experts. An important part of the role will be to foster relations with promoters, agents, companies, artists and to develop partnerships with other arts and cultural enterprises.

The Broadway opened on 26th August 1936 with the Theatre added in the summer and autumn of 2016 and is owned and operated by Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation, a unique place-based charity in the world’s first Garden City. The Theatre programme is starting to gain traction with some popular performances in 2018 and some exciting plans for 2019 including the first resident Christmas show, Wind in the Willows. This represents a great opportunity for a skilled individual to create an appealing, high-quality programme to cultivate and reach new audiences and increase the venue’s cultural, economic and social impact within Letchworth and regionally.

The Broadway is a receiving house programming mainly professional family, drama and comedy performances. The Theatre/Screen 1 seats 460 with three smaller cinema screens seating 170, 170 and 50.

For full details including how to apply, click here.

The closing date for this position is 06/02/2019 at 23:59

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