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Head of Programme (maternity cover)

Fuel is looking for a brilliant, energetic and experienced Head of Programme to become a part of the senior management team as maternity cover from 3 July 2017 for 13 months. Up to 5 additional hand-over days will be booked and agreed with the successful candidate to take place in June 2017.

The Head of Programme is a pivotal role within the organisation, which includes leading the planning of Fuel’s artistic programme, managing the programme team and contributing to organisational strategy and fundraising.

This is a part-time position (4 days per week). We are open to discussion about flexible working. We welcome applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Please download the attached application and return it to, or to our address, by 12pm 23rd March.

Contact Caroline on should you have any questions.

Projects Producer

Fuel is looking for a brilliant, energetic and experienced producer to become part of our busy programme team, ideally from 2 May 2017.

This is a key position at Fuel, managing the delivery of a slate of mid-scale projects and contributing significantly to developing new touring markets for Fuel (commercial, international, new larger venues etc.). This role is pivotal in supporting the needs of companies and artists Fuel works with in developing work that reach wider and new audiences. Example of key projects you will be working on include:

  • a new storytelling and puppetry show for ages 10+ The Hartlepool Monkey by Gyre & Gimble, rehearsing from August and touring the UK in Sept-Nov 2017.
  • Inua Ellams’ new play Barber Shop Chronicles, co-produced with the National Theatre and West Yorkshire Playhouse, presented in both venues in summer 2017, which we aim to tour widely in 2018.

This role will work closely with Kate McGrath, Co-Director, Fuel’s Head of Programme and feed into the life and work of the wider organisation.

This is a full time position on a 12-month contract, with possibility of extension, subject to funding. We are open to discussion about flexible working. 

Please submit applications, in one attachment by e-mail, by 9 am Monday 27 March 2017 to: Please note that we cannot accept CVs.