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Internships offered through the Creative Employment Programme (full-time; 8/9 months)


Norfolk & Norwich Festival is offering four internships through the Creative Employment Programme as follows; Individual role descriptions can be downloaded

Production Intern (30 September 2016 – 2 June 2017)
Events & Administration Intern (30 September 2016 – 30 June 2017)
Communications Intern (30 September 2016 - 2 June 2017)
Participation & Engagement Intern (30 September 2016 – 30 June 2017)

These paid internships have been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme.  The Creative Employment Programme is an Arts Council England fund to support the creation of traineeships, formal apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities in England for unemployed young people wishing to pursue a career in the arts and cultural sector.  You can find out more at: http://creative-employment.co.uk/the-creative-employment-programme
There are certain criteria you must meet in order to be eligible to apply for a Creative Employment Programme funded internship.  At the time of applying you must be aged 18 to 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus.  These eligibility criteria have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions.
If you wish to apply for either of these positions please contact your local Jobcentre Plus quoting the relevant LMS reference number for the role(s) you are interested in (see below).  Your local JCP adviser will check your eligibility and provide you with a job application form to complete.
Alternatively, you can telephone Norwich JCP on 01603 248860 quoting the corresponding reference number.


Interns 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.  These are exciting opportunities to be an integral member of the Festival team and to gain valuable work experience.  Supervision and support will be provided.

Applicants will require excellent written and verbal communication skills, confidence in dealing with a range of people, excellent ICT skills (Word, Excel and Outlook) and experience of office systems. Qualified to ‘A’ level or above/equivalent, you will be self motivated, enjoy working as part of a hard working and professional team and have a knowledge of/or interest in the arts and cultural activities.


Role Descriptions


Production Intern (LMS Reference Number NOS/152374)

The Production Intern will play a key role in providing support to the Production team in the run up to and delivery of Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017 (12-28 May).  Working with the Head of Production, Production Coordinator, Technical Manager and Production Assistant the role will provide an opportunity to gain valuable work experience within production and arts administration and will offer an insight into the workings of an internationally renowned Festival.

Events & Administration Intern (LMS Reference Number NOS/152373)

The Events & Administration Intern will play a key role in providing support to the Development team, working with the Director of Development and Development Manager. The role will provide an opportunity to gain valuable work experience within event management, business administration and fundraising.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop a career in fundraising, business administration and/or events management.

Communications Intern (LMS Reference Number NOS/152385)

The Communications Intern will play a key role in providing support to the Communications team, working with the Head of Communications, Communications Officer, Communications Assistant and Freelance Publicist. The role will provide an opportunity to gain valuable work experience within communications and will offer an insight into the workings of an internationally renowned Festival. 

Participation & Engagement Intern (LMS Reference Number NOS/152386)

The Participation & Engagement Intern will play a key role in ensuring the successful delivery of Take Part Projects and the Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios scheme 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. 

Deadline for receipt of applications for the Production Intern and Events & Administration Intern is 9.30 am Monday 5 September 2016.

Deadline for receipt of applications for the Communications Intern and Participation & Engagement Intern is 9.30 am Friday 9 September 2016.

Interviews for all roles will be held in w/c 12 September.  The successful applicants will be required to start in role on Friday 30 September 2016.

 

If you wish to apply for either of these positions please contact your local Jobcentre Plus and quote the relevant LMS reference number:
Production Intern      NOS/152374
Events & Administration Intern    NOS/152373
Communications Intern NOS/152385
Participation & Engagement Intern NOS/152386
Alternatively, you can telephone Norwich JCP on 01603 248860 quoting the corresponding reference number.
Application is by the completion of Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s application form only available from your local Jobcentre Plus.
Norfolk & Norwich Festival is an equal opportunities employer, who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector.  This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.
 

 

Downloads

Production Intern - Job Description (PDF)

Events & Administration Intern - Job Description (PDF)

Communications Intern - Job Description (PDF)

Participation & Engagement Intern - Job Description (PDF)