Youth Dance Producer Vacancy

Job Opportunity - Youth Dance Producer

East London Dance is hiring Youth Dance Producer:

  • Salary: £28,000 – £31,000 per annum dependent on experience (pro rata) 
  • Basis of contract: Part Time Permanent (4 days / 30 hours a week)
  • Term time working hours for this role will include Wednesday and Thursday evenings (12-8pm). Outside of term time, house will revert to 10-6pm with additional evenings and weekends across the year as required for additional rehearsals, performances and holiday projects.

East London Dance (ELD) is committed to supporting and equipping young people to become creative leaders and a voice for social change. We offer a range of activities for that are designed to improve health and well-being, develop dance skills, build confidence and resilience, and provide clear pathways for progression into employment and/or training. Co-design of our programmes by the people whom they are for is at the core of our business plan and DNA.

Purpose of the post 

We are looking for a dynamic and self-led, producer to design and deliver our youth dance programme at the Talent House and reaching out into our east London communities, by working with young people aged 4-17 years (and with young adults with complex needs up to age 25 on specific projects) and creating professional and non-professional pathways.

You will have a track record designing and delivering projects and/or events for young people in the arts and culture sector. You will have the ability to manage multiple stakeholder relationships, to take initiative to deliver a programme, and experience in working with budgets.

How to apply

Please read the Job Pack before applying.

There is also a plain text (word document) version of the Job Pack here

To apply send a CV (including two named referees) and cover letter (1,000 words maximum) responding to the key responsibilities and person specification in this job brief with the subject header ‘Application for Youth Dance Producer’ to:

When applying please also complete our anonymous Equal Opportunities Monitoring form HERE.

  • Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3 July, 11:59pm
  • First interviews: Wednesday 10 July
  • Second interviews (if shortlisted): Tuesday 16 July

If you would like to have an informal, confidential conversation about the role in advance of applying please contact

For access needs or any other questions, please contact us on

We welcome and celebrate all protected characteristics and wish to build an inclusive staff team that reflects the rich diversity of our UK communities.

East London Dance is committed to widening access to working in the arts and value the positive impact that difference has on our company. We are therefore particularly interested in hearing from people who are underrepresented in the sector, such as those who identify as D/deaf and/or disabled, those from low socio-economic backgrounds, those from the LGBTQIA+ community, or those from Global Majority heritages* and those who have experienced racism*.

*By the term ‘Global Majority heritages’ we are referring to individuals of African or Caribbean heritage, South Asian heritage, East Asian heritage, West Asian heritage, Central Asian heritage, South East Asian heritage, people of Middle East and North African heritage.

*By the term ‘those who have experienced racism’, we are referring to individuals who have experienced discrimination based on the colour of their skin, race and/or their culture.



DateWednesday 3 July


Location Talent House
3 Sugar House Lane
E15 2QS

Please read the Job Pack before applying.

There is also a plain text (word document) version of the Job Pack here