Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for four roles:

Participation & Engagement Intern (Part-Time/Full-Time; 27 February – 2 June 2017)

Operations Intern/Volunteer Coordinator (part-time/full-time; fixed term - 20 February – 30 June 2017)

Volunteer Coordinator (full-time; fixed term – 27 February – 9 June 2017)

Bridge Communications Assistant (Full-Time, Permanent)

 

‘Norfolk & Norwich Festival is one of the UK’s big 4 arts festivals...and is a beacon of cultural inspiration and excellence to entertain and inspire audiences; it is also of significant economic value to the county, the region and beyond.’
Hedley Swain, Area Director South East, Arts Council England

 

PARTICIPATION & ENGAGEMENT INTERN (PART-TIME/FULL-TIME; 27 FEBRUARY – 2 JUNE 2017)

Working alongside the other Participation & Engagement Intern already in post (recruited through the Creative Employment Programme) the second Participation & Engagement Intern will play a key role in ensuring the successful delivery of Take Part Projects and Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios scheme and in continuing to develop Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s reputation as a highly professional, efficient and well-regarded organisation.  The role will include assisting with the coordination of events, workshop schedules, an arts exhibition and visiting schools across Norfolk.   This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral member of the Festival team and to gain valuable work experience.  Supervision and support will be provided.

About you

You will bring with you excellent written and verbal communication skills, confidence in dealing with a range of people, confident ICT skills and experience of office administration.  You will be highly motivated, enjoy working as part of a hardworking and professional team and have an interest in the arts and cultural activities.   Candidates for this post will need to demonstrate a good knowledge of and/or enthusiasm and belief in the benefits of the arts to children, young people and all members of the community, as well as an understanding of the sensitivities of working directly with Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.

Application

Application is by the completion of the Application Form which should be sent by email to clare@nnfestival.org.uk along with a completed Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form. The documents are available to download below.   

Deadline

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.30 am Monday 6 February 2016. No applications can be considered after the closing date.

Interviews

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February in Norwich.

Downloads

Participation & Engagement Intern - Job Description (Word)

Participation & Engagement Intern- Application Form (Word)

Participation & Engagement Intern - Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Word)

Organisational Structure (PDF)

 

TWO ROLES:

OPERATIONS INTERN/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR (PART-TIME/FULL-TIME; FIXED TERM - 20 FEBRUARY – 30 JUNE 2017)& VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR (FULL-TIME; FIXED TERM – 27 FEBRUARY – 9 JUNE 2017)

The Operations Intern/Volunteer Coordinator(s) will play key roles in ensuring the successful delivery of this nationally and increasingly internationally significant arts Festival and in continuing to develop Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s reputation as a highly professional, efficient and well-regarded organisation.  This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral member of the Festival team and to gain valuable work experience.  Supervision and support will be provided.

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Operations Intern/Volunteer Coordinator(s) (two roles) will support the recruitment, planning and co-ordination of Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s volunteer programme in the run up to and delivery of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017 (12 – 28 May) as well as supporting the day to day smooth running of the Festival office and all its operational activities.

About you

You will have experience of working, paid or unpaid, in an arts organisation or the voluntary or charitable sector in an administrative capacity and, ideally, have experience of volunteering yourself and/or working with volunteers.

Applicants will require excellent written and verbal communication skills, confidence in dealing with a range of people, high level ICT skills and experience of office administration.  Qualified to ‘A’ level or above/equivalent, you will be highly motivated and highly organised with an excellent eye for detail, enjoy working as part of a hard working and professional team and have a knowledge of/or interest in the arts and cultural activities.

Application

Application is by the completion of the Application Form which should be sent by email to clare@nnfestival.org.uk along with a completed Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form.   The documents are available to download below.

Deadline

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.30 am Monday 6 February 2017. No applications can be considered after the closing date.

Interviews

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February in Norwich.

Downloads

Operations Intern/Volunteer Coordinator - Job Description (Word)

Volunteer Coordinator - Job Description (Word)

Operations Intern/Volunteer Coordinator - Application Form (Word)

Operations Intern/Volunteer Coordinator - Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Word)

Organisational Structure (PDF)

 

BRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT (FULL-TIME, PERMANENT)

Festival Bridge

Festival Bridge is one of the ten national Bridge organisations who have secured investment from Arts Council England and the Department of Education.  We have a mission to ensure children and young people across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough and Suffolk know that arts and culture belong to them.  Festival Bridge is managed by Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

Working at an organisation to organisation level Festival Bridge creates and facilitates partnerships and networks which improve the cultural opportunities and activities for all our region’s children and young people. 

Our team works closely with primary and secondary schools, other education settings and arts and cultural organisations including museums, libraries, film and heritage settings. We also partner with other organisations which work with children and young people including local authorities, local enterprise partnerships and universities.

The Bridge Communications Assistant is a new full-time role that will assist the Festival Bridge in planning, delivering and evaluating the Festival Bridge Communications Plan.  The role will encompass a range of communications activities to support the work of Festival Bridge including: maintaining and updating the website, maintaining and growing social media, managing print requirements, supporting event promotion and direct marketing delivery and maintaining databases.

About you

As Festival Bridge embarks on an exciting new period of growth and development, we require a candidate with the skills to communicate our work to a complex range of stakeholders. You will be highly motivated with at least 12 months’ experience in a marketing/communications role, preferably from within an education or cultural environment, and have an interest in cultural education.

You will bring with you excellent written and verbal communication skills, confidence in dealing with a range of people and high level ICT skills.

You will be committed to ensuring that all children and young people can access a rich and varied cultural education.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.30am Monday 6 February.

Downloads

Bridge Communications Assistant - Job Description (Word)

Bridge Communications Assistant - Application Form (Word)

Bridge Communications Assistant - Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Word)

Organisational Structure (PDF)