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We're looking for a Production Assistant...

We're looking for a Production Assistant to join The Three Inch Fools team as we move into our fifth year, growing the company and assisting with the preparations for our UK Tour, from our rehearsal base in Barking, East London. A full list of responsibilities can be found below.


Duration and Hours

We are looking for someone to start in late February.
The initial period of work is for 10 weeks, at an average of 2.5 days per week. There is the hope and expectation that this initial period could be extended for the right candidate.
It is expected that there will be some flexibility both from the company and the Production Assistant to make this work around both their schedules, and to accommodate busy periods or deadlines.



There will be some working from home and some days where the Production Assistant will be required at the company’s residency venue in Barking.



You will receive a salary of £80 per day, to be invoiced monthly.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Assisting with the day-to-day management of the company
  • Following the administrative systems in place and assisting with general organisational tasks
  • Supporting and maintaining relationships with company members, collaborators, suppliers and venues


  • Ensuring the smooth flow of information between company members, and acting as a key point of contact within the company
  • Sourcing and booking transport or accommodation for company members
  • Scheduling production meetings, rehearsals, and other events as required
  • Assisting with the smooth running of the rehearsal room
  • Ensuring that props, costume elements and consumables are sourced on time and on budget


  • Assisting with financial tasks as required
  • Producing invoices and payment statements

Marketing & PR

  • Assisting with the production and dissemination of marketing materials
  • Liaising with press and helping to plan the company’s London press night
  • Managing the company’s social media channels and website
  • Putting together the Souvenir Programme, proofing drafts, and helping to source advertisers

Person Specification


  • Experience working in administration and/or the ability to demonstrate necessary administrative skills
  • Experience of theatre – either at a professional, student or amateur level
  • Flexibility to work occasional unsociable hours; freedom to work both remotely and on-site
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A high level of professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A high level of numeracy and an understanding of basic financial principles
  • A keen interest in theatre and performance, and an understanding of audiences
  • A high level of IT literacy


  • A degree or training in a relevant subject, or experience in production or arts management
  • Experience updating websites and social media platforms
  • A passion for Shakespeare and/or touring

How to apply...

If you'd like to be considered then please send a cover letter and CV to Applications must be submitted by Friday 22 February