Head of Programming, Red Entertainment


Red Entertainment are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking Head of Programming to work on their growing portfolio of UK & International touring productions. The company currently focuses on touring one/two-night entertainment, however it is expanding into producing longer running theatrical productions across the UK and Internationally. Typically, we programme in excess of 300 performances per year.

At Red Entertainment we pride ourselves on maintaining excellent relationships with our partner venues. Good communication is key to the Head of Programming role as well as an integral knowledge and understanding of touring theatre. It is important that everyone involved has a passion for the shows and media we create.

The Programmer’s role is to book tours into venues, maintain relationships with regional venue programmers/managers and to assist with onboarding new productions. 

This role will include but is not limited to:

  • Touring schedule and diary management
  • Developing relationships with venues to assist Red Entertainment’s audience reach capability
  • Venue Deal & contract negotiations
  • Ensuring Red Entertainment’s front facing programming information is kept up to date and current
  • Maintain accurate programming and venue records
  • Monitor the industry for new products, genres and shows
  • Work closely with venues to ensure the most suitable product is placed to match their goals and local audience
  • Research new venues across the UK and Internationally
  • Visit touring productions at convenient venues in order to maintain a regular and accessible visible presence of the company

For a full job description or to apply for this role, please email a full CV and Cover Letter to casimira@redentertainment.co.uk 

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