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Learning & Participation Assistant Producer

ETO’s Learning & Participation department is committing to delivering even more work that supports the aims of Arts Council England’s Let’s Create strategy for building a creative and cultural country.

Alongside our existing national tours of operas for younger audiences and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), this will include 3 large scale community operas and a set of workshops to be delivered nationally, focussing on local authorities that have been identified as Levelling Up places.

The Learning & Participation Assistant Producer will work closely with the Head of Learning & Participation and community and education partners around the country, playing a key role in the curation, planning, and administration of ETO’s Learning & Participation programme. This role will lead on the devising and planning of the new national workshop series introducing people around the country to opera as well as working alongside the Head of Learning & Participation to assist with commissioning new operas.

ETO’s Learning & Participation department commission at least two new operas every year, working with freelance creative teams. From 2023, ETO are committing to producing three new operas relating to different aspects of climate change for 7-11 year olds due to tour schools, libraries, and studio theatres in the coming years.

ETO is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly encourage applications from disabled people and people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented in the cultural sector.

To apply, please send your CV (max. two pages), a covering letter (max. two pages), outlining in detail why you are applying for the role and how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate, and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to Please use the subject heading: L&P ASSISTANT PRODUCER APPLICATION.

If you would like to submit your cover letter & submission of interest in a nonwritten format, please submit a video or voice recording (or link to one). Please ensure these are no longer than 5 minutes.

Please also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form at the link below (information will be anonymised and separated from your application and will not be considered as part of the application process).

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, please email Bradley Travis on to arrange a conversation.


Monday 15th August 2022, 10am. (Applications sent after the deadline cannot be considered.)


Interviews will take place in the week of the 15th August. Please indicate any constraints around your availability that week on the application form.