Kickstart – Assistant Festival Producer

Come and join the b-side team as our new Assistant Festival Producer for the 2022 festival.

b-side are seeking an Assistant Festival Producer for their 2022 festival. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high-profile arts organisation that commissions artists to make new work for the Isle of Portland.

You will be an integral member of the b-side team and will work closely with the Creative Producer with a particular emphasis on event management and production. This is a great opportunity to experience what it’s like working in a busy arts organisation and get hands-on experience on how to produce and manage artistic programmes and events (particularly outdoor arts events).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This post is part of the Government Kickstart scheme, candidates must be aged 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit.

How to apply:

See the full job description and application details on the DWP website HERE

You must be referred by your work coach to apply for this post. You will need to sign into your Universal Credit account and then send a journal message to your work coach telling them you would like to apply for this role.

Application timeline:

Deadline for applications:
Monday 28th February, 8am

Notification of interview by:
Monday 7th March, 5pm

Video call interviews:
Monday 14th March

Notification of appointment by:
Friday 18th March, 5pm

Start date:
Tuesday 29th March

Further information

If you’d like to find out more about the role, who you’d be working with, and whether you’re eligible – arrange a call / video call with Molly Scarborough at b-side.


Number: 07874 339841


Please let us know if you need any of the information in another format. Additionally, please contact us if there is anything we can do to make the application and interview process more accessible to you. Further details about the interview process will be made available once you apply and are shortlisted for interview.
Email Molly: if you need any further support.