Amanda is the Founder/Director of Inc Arts. Before starting Inc Arts Amanda was Editor of Arts Professional, the news and features magazine for the UK’s arts workforce. She's a former Campaigns Manager and Development Producer for BBC Four and BBC2 arts programmes , and holds a clutch of industry awards including a Royal Television Award, MIND Mental Health in the Media award, CRE Race in the Media award and a couple of Webbys.
Amanda created the TV industry’s first report on gender diversity and employment of TV directors, leading to sector-wide training and recruitment change.
Julie Clare is Producer of Olivier Award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical and Associate Producer of Baby Reindeer (Olivier for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre 2020). She has produced in the West End, Off West End and Off Broadway, including Lin Manuel Miranda’s Olivier award-winning In The Heights. Future productions include Raised Voices with Fresh Voices UK (where she is also Strategic Director), The Young Vic and the Bush Theatre promoting female playwrights of African and Caribbean descent, and Bollywood Rose with a creative team and cast of South Asian descent. She previously worked in PR, consulting, marketing and business development for a range of organisations and has been working on diversity related issues in the arts for over a decade.
Deborah has been working in the performing arts for over 15 years. She began her career onstage as a dancer and classical musician before turning her hand to the business, financial and management side of the profession. Deborah has assisted and consulted on various campaigns that inform policy and best practice relating to the creative industries, is an Ambassador for the F-List UK, and worked with Parents and Carers in Performing Arts for several years. She has worked forThe Watermill, York Theatre Royal, Theatr Clwyd Cymru, Queens Theatre Hornchurch and Eastern Angles Theatre Company as well as at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and in London’s West End.
Arran has a First-Class Honours Degree in Stage Management from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Previously Arran was a member of the Freelance Task Force, amplifying the voice of freelancers in the performing arts sector in response to Covid-19 crisis. Arran is also an active member of Freelancers Make Theatre Work (FMTW). Arran is passionate about increasing the diversity within stage management and the whole off-stage workforce, and is Project Lead for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion for the SMA Board Working Group. In his spare time Arran is also the founder and president of Alliance of Coventry Theatre Societies which has membership of adult and youth musical theatre societies from across Coventry.
Kwesi is a research assistant with a background in creative writing. Currently studying an MA in Publishing, he has an interest in promoting diversity and inclusion in Publishing, and across the broader arts sector.
Jessi Parrott is a performer, playwright and academic with Cerebral Palsy, and a powered wheelchair user. They recently completed their PhD at the University of Warwick, working between the School of Theatre Studies and Warwick Business School to position disability as an employment issue in UK theatre and television. These combined personal and professional perspectives mean they are passionate about Inc Arts' mission, and its commitment to intersectionality.
Leah is a creative producer, specialising in film and moving image. Recent film projects include An Echo for my Father (Jamila Prowse, 2021), Animal Antics (Patrick Goddard, 2021), and MASS (Nadeem Din-Gabisi, 2020). MASS was selected for both Alchemy and Glasgow Short Film Festival 2021, and Animal Antics will be premiering at British Art Show 9. She also has a focus on advocacy work, which includes her former roles as head of Curation for TEDxUCLWomen and programming for Fringe of Colour online arts festival.
Sammy is a horror producer and curator in the Theatre and visual art industry. For Inc Arts she covers research, training and social media management.
Melanie has a BA in Film and Television Production and previously worked as a freelance Production Assistant. In Melanie's spare time, she volunteers as a videographer for local charities and also as a fundraising assistant.
We're after someone who can demonstrate their love affair with Twitter, FB, and Instagram, who can show us that they write well for a wide range of different audiences. We look forward to hearing from you if you are confident writing content for websites and you are UP FOR activism with respect for everyone you engage with.
If you can demonstrate proven experience leading on communications and/or marketing management and you would like to take your personal commitment to EDI into parliamentary and public advocacy spaces then we want to hear from you.
This job is not just pushing social media: it's managing campaigns, writing government consultation submissions, and shaping advocacy that is evidence-based. Experience in local or national government engagement is an attractive extra for us but not essential.
To apply, please email email@example.com with your CV and 3 links to examples of some comms you've done that you're proud of.
Plus, a cover letter of 800 words or fewer on why you want to work with us, and what you would hope to achieve in the first 60 days of working with us.
You might want to send us a video instead of a letter - that's fine too.
For more information on the role, please see the full job description below.
Deadline to apply: Tuesday 6th April
See the full job description below.