Recruiting: Producer

Joining the company at an exciting time in its development the role of Producer is a pivotal one in delivering our mission and vision. As we enter the second year of Elevate funding from Arts Council England, we are delighted to be recruiting this key member of the SHD team. The role offers the right candidate the opportunity to oversee the delivery of creative projects, manage finances and logistics, and weave our access ethos into every part of the company.

Second Hand Dance is a disabled-led dance company driven by Artistic Director Rosie Heafford and Executive Producer Claire Summerfield. Established in 2013, we create touring shows and digital dance experiences for children and adults. Based in England our work has a growing international profile as well as local and regional impact.

Producer role

The Producer will work alongside Rosie Heafford (Artistic Director) and Claire Summerfield (Executive Producer) to support the strategic direction, projects and partnerships, and administrative operations of Second Hand Dance.  

To apply

Candidates are required to complete a 500 word written or audio statement outlining your relevant experience and what it is that excites you about the position. Please respond to the Job Description and the Essential Attributes in the Person Specification in your statement, along with confirmation you are available on the interview dates. Please submit applications along with an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to Claire Summerfield 

Producer Recruitment Pack

Producer Recruitment Pack - Large Print Version

Producer Recruitment Pack - Audio Version

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form - Large Print Version

Second Hand Dance actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills, and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.


Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 1 October 2021

Interviews:  11 & 12 October 2021, with possible 2nd interview date 14 & 18 October 2021.

Type of Engagement:
Freelance to March 2022, transferring to PAYE April 2022

Start date: ASAP/Flexibility pending candidate availability

October 2021 to 31 March 2023

: 4 days a week (28 hrs). The hours can be delivered flexibly across the working week.

: £150 per day (Freelance), £28-30K pro rata (PAYE)

: Travel and other incidental expenses related to the role. To be agreed in advance.

Place of work: Second Hand Dance works remotely, with regular in person contact in London and the South East of England. SHD is based in Surrey.

: Access requirements for undertaking this role will be taken on a case by case basis and discussed confidentially with the appointed applicant. Second Hand Dance will undertake to meet reasonable adjustments; specific access requirements should be met by Access To Work support.