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Trainee Participation Producer

Are you interested in inspiring children and young people through engaging theatre? Then we have a unique opportunity for you…

Prime Theatre and Tangle Theatre are both Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations and share an office in Swindon. Prime Theatre produces theatre productions and projects specifically for children and young people. Tangle is a touring theatre company championing African and Caribbean artistic excellence. Both companies work together on professional touring productions to theatres and schools as well as delivering workshops in schools, youth theatre and community settings.

The teams at Prime Theatre and Tangle are on the hunt for a Trainee Participation Producer. Based in the shared office and in delivery locations, this fantastic trainee role will work across all areas of artistic and administrative activity including professional touring productions, community projects and an extensive youth theatre and education programme.


  • Assisting in the production of professional theatre performances
  • Funding, finance and communication
  • Helping with the administration of Youth Theatre/Community activity
  • Effective marketing, social media and mailings
  • How to engage and inspire children and young people


  • A positive and collaborative approach to artistry and administration
  • Awareness and commitment to equality of opportunity
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • An eye for detail in planning and delivery
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team
  • Maintaining simple databases and records
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Some knowledge of theatre-making or producing performances


  • 5 GCSE passes including English and Maths


  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • This traineeship is only open to candidates from a BAME or lower socio-economic background
  • Do not contact the company directly

This internship is part-funded by the Mo Siewcharran Memorial Fund, set up by John Seaton in memory of his wife, Mo, the former Marketing & Communications Director at Neilsen Books.