Circus City festival Assistant Producer

Salary: GBP £1,500

Application Deadline: August 20, 2019 11:00 pm

Company: Handstand Arts

Job Details

Assistant Producer

Freelancer sought as Assistant Producer for busy performing arts festival in Bristol. The role starts in early September to end of first week of November 2019 – fee £1,500.

Managed by the Festival Producer, tasks include

  • Artist Liaison:
    • Oversee travel and per diems for artists
    • Manage accommodation of artists to include digs
    • Organise food/ meals for artists
  • Manage petty cash
  • Assist live box office as needed
  • Cover for Director and Producer as festival representation at events
  • Assist with production of the festival programme as needed
  • Volunteer management for
    • Bar
    • Stewarding
    • Concessions
    • Box Office

Person Specification


  • Experience of busy, client focused service delivery
  • Competent use of project management tools such as spreadsheets, google forms, watsap etc
  • Experience of working across multiple events
  • Calm and professional manner
  • Experience of event finances – petty cash, receipt collation etc
  • Current driving license


  • French speaking
  • Volunteer/ team management experience


  • Festival runs from 17th October – 3rd November. You will need to be flexibly available over the festival.
  • Working various day and evening shifts weekends and weekdays over the festival

Send us an email with your CV and a paragraph telling us more about yourself and how you imagine working with us to  – [email protected]. Please put ‘Assistant Producer’ as the title of the email.

We welcome applications from a wide range of people, if you have any questions please email us and we’ll get in touch.



Contact Details

Festival Director
[email protected]

Job Posting title: Circus City festival Assistant Producer
Closing Date: 2019-08-20T23:00:00+01:00