Borough of Culture - Senior Producer (Communications) Required

Join us to help deliver our ambitious programme of CULTURAL ACTIVISM.

The role

Our London Borough of Culture programme, CULTURAL ACTIVISM, will harness the passion and creativity of the cultural sector to deliver lasting change.  It is expressed in this cultural manifesto reflecting issues that matter to the people of Lewisham, London and the world.

• We will protect this place we love – a call to action on climate change • We are strengthened by our diversity – a celebration of our borough of sanctuary • We will be happy here – a commitment to building an inclusive society • We are Lewisham – working together to deliver change

We will embed artists within public services that are charged with leading change to open up new ideas, stimulate debate and deliver creative solutions.  We will invite artists to bring international perspectives.  We will use our local strength in participatory and community arts practice to engage our residents and hear the voices of our most marginalised communities.  We will challenge the status quo, develop new approaches and share our learning beyond our borough boundary.

The Senior Producer Communications will play a lead role in ensuring the delivery of Lewisham Borough of Culture 2022.  Working with an external media partner, our internal communications team and the network of cultural partners you will ensure that Lewisham Borough of Culture 2022 reaches local, regional, national and international audiences.


Working within the Culture Team based in Laurence House, Catford. Also with remote working during the Covid 19 lockdown. 

What we’re looking for

You will have extensive experience of creative marketing and communications across multiple art forms, ideally within a festival context and a proven track record of achieving earned income and sponsorship. 

Above all you will share our values and bring a passion and commitment to delivering a ground breaking programme of Cultural Activism.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details

£48,576 - £50,559 pa (PO6)

Further information

For an informal discussion, please contact Liz Dart on

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

The post is subject to a DBS.

For a full job description and person specification, and for further information about the recruitment process, please click on the links below.

To apply please click here.

Closing date

Monday 2nd November 2020, 11;59pm

Interview Date: 16th/17th November 2020

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

Click Here for Job Description and Person Specification

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