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The Edinburgh International Culture Summit brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and arts leaders from around the world to share ideas, expertise and best practice, with a view to inspiring positive change in cultural policy and investment.

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Executive Producer, Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2022

Overall responsibility for the production and partnership management required to deliver a successful Summit in 2022

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit is an initiative of the British Council, Edinburgh International Festival, Scottish and UK Governments and Scottish Parliament, where the summit has traditionally been held. Set against the incomparable backdrop of one of the world’s greatest cultural events, the Edinburgh Festivals, the Culture Summit is uniquely placed to facilitate genuine and creative exchange between practitioners and policymakers.

Programming and production of the Summit is managed by the Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation.

The core purpose of the role of Executive Producer is to manage the successful delivery of the 2022 Edinburgh International Culture Summit.

The Executive Producer has line management responsibility for the Event Producer, Delegate Manager, and Volunteer Manager who will join the team as the Summit enters the delivery phase of the project.

The role requires experience managing large scale high profile events with a complexity of stakeholders, highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask, financial acuity, and resilience and flexibility.

Contract: Fixed Term Freelance Contract – (September 2021 to end of September 2022)
Salary: £45-50k pro rata p.a. dependent on experience (paid on a monthly basis)
3 days per week, with a flexible working pattern until December 2021; number of days to increase from early 2022

Download the full position description here.

To Apply: Please send a CV of not more than 2 pages, and a covering letter detailing how you meet the Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience above to

For enquiries relating to the post please contact in the first instance.
Closing date: 12noon, Monday 20th September 2021
Interviews: Week of 20th September 2021