Producer, Icon Theatre


Icon Theatre is seeking a freelance producer who is experienced in site-specific and outdoor work and has a passion for community engagement, to work with us on two exciting large-scale productions during 2021-22.

Icon Theatre creates large-scale, site-specific productions working collaboratively with Medway and north Kent communities.  These feature professional casts and creative teams working alongside a large-scale community ensembles, often including local choirs, dancers and visual artists.

Due to the nature of the work we create, the Icon Theatre Producer will work closely with the Artistic Director Nancy Hirst, the production and technical teams, and the participants and communities we collaborate with.  They will support the development of the partnership between the professional creative team and the community.  They will have a proven track record in producing site-specific, immersive and outdoor shows, and a passion for working with communities to create quality theatrical productions.

Please note the productions will take place where Icon Theatre is based in Medway (Train 35 mins from Kings Cross, 55 mins from Victoria).  Although the producer does not need to be based in Medway, a driving license and access to a vehicle will be useful for this role.  

Details of engagement

Freelance position/ part time


The day rate will be £150 per day, plus £25 per day for expenses (total £175 per day).  This is a freelance role and the producer will be responsible for all payments of tax and NI.

Dates: From June 2021 until February 2022 (with a possible extension to May 2022)


Please download the full information pack available on our website here:

If you would like any more information before applying, please email Jemma Robinson, Head of Programme on to arrange a telephone chat beforehand.

To apply, please email with your CV and covering letter by midday, Tuesday 11 May 2021.

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