First staged in 2015, Access Arts developed the idea for Undercover Artist Festival in consultation with a range of artists and arts workers experiencing disability. The intention is for Undercover Artist Festival to become biennial, and achieve a level of professionalism and reach that will see it become Australia’s pinnacle festival for performers with disability.Reporting to Access Arts Chief Executive, the primary purpose of the Festival Producer in 2020 isto support the Festival Director to complete the next stage of scoping the festival structureto support the delivery of a creative development program that enables Queensland performing artists with disability to take their work to the next level of excellence and culminates in an online showcase.This is a funded position until December 2020. Subject to further funding being secured, the intention is for the position to be renewed until October 2021, in order for the Festival Producer to produce a nationally recognised Undercover Artist Festival over four days at Queensland Theatre as a component of Brisbane Festival from Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18 September 2021.Responsibilities includeDevelops proposed festival program structure.Develops budgets for funding and philanthropy targets.Explores funding opportunities including but not limited to Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP): Arts Ignite/ Arts Illuminate; Australia Council for the Arts: Arts Projects – Organisations; Trusts and Foundations.Prepares all applications/submissions associated with applicable potential funding sourcesDelivers the production of the creative development program that will build capacity and work by artists with disability, and the online showcase that results from this.Follows up conversations with partners to develop their commitment into agreements such as an MOU with Queensland Theatre, Brisbane Festival and other bodies.Approaches/follows-up national, International and local producers regarding potential productions. A position description will be provided.Selection criteria includesA minimum of three years’ experience of producing arts festivals is preferredProject management, ability to prioritise, good written and numeric skillsProven ability to deliver accurate work within timetableExcellent communication and organisation skillsDemonstrated ability to work within a team or autonomously to deliver resultsDisability awarenessAccess Arts has a 37-year track record as Queensland’s peak body for arts and disability, and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of CPL – Choice, Passion, Life.Applications are strongly encouraged from arts professionals with disability and/or who are D/deaf for this position. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from First Nations people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and women. Please apply by midday Friday 3 July 2020To apply please click on the ‘apply’ button and submit your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria. You are welcome to submit your application in a different format such as by video if this is your preference. Interviewing will commence on Friday 10 July 2020. 30 AUD Brisbane 4000