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for contemporary
performing arts

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pour les arts du spectacle

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per le arti performative


Internationales Netzwerk
für zeitgenössische
darstellende Künste

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para las artes escénicas

Internationaal netwerk
voor hedendaagse

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საერთაშორისო ქსელი

Rede internacional
para as artes performativas

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لفنون الأداء

í sviðslistum

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d'arts escèniques

Rhwydwaith rhyngwladol
ar gyfer celfyddydau
perfformio cyfoes

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për artet skenike

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για σύγχρονες
παραστατικές τέχνες

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za savremene 
scenske umjetnosti

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pro současné 
divadelní umění

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for kontemporær

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vir kontemporêre
uitvoerende kunste

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საერთაშორისო ქსელი

Nemzetközi hálózat
a kortárs


líonra idirnáisiúnta
na taibhealaíona

Starptautiskais tīkls
skatuves mākslai

Netwerk internazzjonali
għall-arti performattivi

Międzynarodowa sieć
na rzecz współczesnych sztuk

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för samtida

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savremenih izvođačkih

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за съвременни
сценични изкуства

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për arte skenike

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перфарматыўных мастацтваў

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za suvremene
izvedbene umjetnosti


kaasaegsete etenduskunstide

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Tarptautinis tinklas
scenos menai

Интернационална мрежа
за современа
изведувачка уметност

شبکۀ بین المللی
برای هنرهای نمایشی معاصر

Rețeaua internațională
pentru artele spectacolului

Medzinárodná sieť
pre súčasné
scénické umenie

gösteri sanatları için
uluslararası iletişim ağı

IETM is hiring production manager

IETM is hiring: Full-Time Production Manager of IETM events

IETM is looking for a full-time Production Manager for its events which are held at various international locations, online and on occasion in Brussels, often in collaboration with local partners and organisers. The Production Manager coordinates IETM events with other team members of the IETM Secretariat and more broadly the IETM membership. The Production Manager is the main representative of the IETM Secretariat for the co-creation of the programme in relation to all events while ensuring a smooth and effective day-to-day flow of numerous tasks and stages involved in the creation of each event. 


We are looking for a hands-on, experienced producer with strong organisational and analytical skills. The ideal candidate will have the ability to keep an overview of complex processes as well as attention to detail, a positive and resilient mindset and knowledge and interest for current and crucial developments in the performing arts.

The successful candidate will have a value oriented, strategic approach to project management and a progressive outlook towards finding best solutions.

Required qualifications and skills: 

  • Minimum five years of experience in the performing arts or wider cultural sector, preferably at an international level; 
  • Excellent production, administration and project management skills and experience in producing cultural events with the ability to prioritise and meet strict deadlines;
  • Demonstrated expertise in travel coordination, technical management, contracting and team supervision;
  • General knowledge of accounting, billing procedures and international taxation;
  • A bachelor degree in a relevant field. A master’s degree is desired but not required;
  • Experience in live stage management and technical equipment (audio equipment, projectors, computers, livestream equipment, etc);
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English -  knowledge of other languages is a bonus;
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as a team player in a multicultural environment;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft and Google tools, Zoom or online events platforms, accounting software, CRM systems and other digital tools;
  • Experience in managing EU projects is a plus.
Tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Production Manager is to plan, coordinate and oversee the successful execution of IETM events each year. 

This includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Project management: Planning and coordination of tasks including stakeholder management, producing a yearly timeline and project progress management and risk assessment in compliance with IETM guidelines;
  2. Production administration: budget drafting and monitoring, contractor procurement, expenses tracking and financial reporting;
  3. Events logistics: venue scouting, collection practical information, travel arrangements coordination and negotiation, ensuring seamless logistics and cost-effectiveness, technical management of live and online events, event staff management;
  4. Programming: content and format development, managing schedules, recruiting speakers and facilitators, invitations and briefings, programme copywriting. Programme is co-created with co-production partners, IETM team members, speakers, facilitators and the IETM network at large.
  5. Events registrations and accreditations: ticketing set-up and control, research and implementation of efficient registration tools and procedures, guest list management and volunteers briefing, on-site accreditation flow management.
  6. Evaluation: conduct post-event evaluations, collect feedback from stakeholders and attendees, analyse data and generate comprehensive reports to improve on future event planning;
  7. Events team management: fostering of transparent, regular and effective communication within the production team and the local organisers; workload management and distribution of tasks; oversee and support and line management of the Production Assistant (through regular department evaluations);
  8. Subsidy and annual reporting: writing events evaluation reports in the frame of the grant application of the Creative Europe programme 
  9. Audit preparation in the framework of the implementation of the Shift Eco-Guidelines for networks: ensure eco-guidelines compliance, plan and oversee carbon footprint calculations of events, 
  10. The Production Manager is a member of the IETM Green Team.
What do we offer?

The successful candidate can start as early as late September 2023.

  • This is a full time position (38h per week) located in Brussels, Belgium. We offer a hybrid working model where we aim for a balance between home and office work. The IETM team meets regularly at the IETM office and weekly presence at the office is required.

  • The wage is based on the Flemish salary scales for the performing arts sector (CAO PC 304) Scale A. The scale can be seen as an estimation of the indicated salary based on years of experience, but the exact salary is determined on certain factors that are taken into consideration after the hiring process is complete. The scale is in Dutch. You can also take a look at this useful calculator tool to help determine the exact salary.

  • The contract offered is a permanent contract with a three month probation at the start of the contract.

  • Other benefits include luncheon vouchers per day worked, per diems during IETM events and travel dates, a monthly contribution towards the use of public transport and a monthly compensation towards remote work.

Applications for this job vacancy are now closed.