May

23

2022

Job offer: Learning position for producer at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival

Do you love performing arts, such as theatre, performances and dance? Would you like to learn everything on how to organize festivals? Would you like to be part of our small, but professional and fun Fringe team? Then this job position could be yours!

Vacancy = filled! From mid June 2022 (we’re open for other start date) until mid September, for 1 or 2 days a week. Fulltime position during the festival (Sept 1 – 11, 2022), and a short holiday break in the summer 

Who are we 
The Amsterdam Fringe Festival is a 11 day festival in September, full of theatre, performance art and dance. We’re a platform for out-of-the-box performances all over the city. We present 55 multidisciplinairy shows at more than 25 locations all over the city. From theaters to roof terraces, culture hubs, bars and clubs. The artists come from different background and disciplines, but what they do have in common is their drive to make art and tell stories. The festival is an ode to creating the impossible, free spirits and is an advocate for creative freedom and arts that can still surprise you with their outcome.

Activities 
You will assist the festival producer in producing the Amsterdam Fringe Festival by communicating with the artists and suppliers, responsible data-entry of shows and production data, helping with setting up and breaking down the festival heart and helping out where needed.  

Who are we looking for? What will we ask from you?  

  • You’d love to learn how to work as a producer in the cultural sector and with festivals.  
  • You do NOT need to have the right education for this position, as long as you’re motivated to learn how to work in the cultural sector. If you have the right education; you’re welcome too.  
  • You love culture. You love art. You love experiment.  
  • You already have some experience in organizing or producing things.  
  • You like to organize and to arrange things.  
  • You have some communication skills, because creating a festival is all about team work.  

What do we have to offer?  

  • A position in a small but fun team, where we will teach you all there is to know on how to make a festival. You’ll work approx. 1 or 2 days a week, and fulltime during the festival (1 – 11 September 2022)  
  • You’ll get to know many people in the cultural field of Amsterdam (we program in 25 different theatres and clubs).  
  • Employment: a temporary learning position for 3 to 4 months, starting in June 2022. 
  • A volunteer fee of 300 Euro per month, which can be more, if you’re willing to work more days. Of course you can be, but you don’t have to be a freelancer in order to receive a volunteer fee.  

Would you like to be part of our team and to create a successfull 2022 edition of the Amsterdam fringe Festival?  
Please send us an email with your CV and motivation letter (1 page max) before June 11th, 2022. You can send this to tyrone@amsterdamfringe.nl  Also, contact us if you have any questions.