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Internships offered through the Creative Employment Programme
(Full-time; 6 months; 12 January – 11 July 2015)

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.

About  you:

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:

Participation & Engagement Intern

This role supports delivery of Festival projects, a schools programme and Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios including the coordination of events, workshop schedules and an arts exhibition, and visiting schools and settings across Norfolk. Strong administrative and time management skills are required and introduction to Child Protection Training is required.  The postholder will be subject to a background check to work with children and vulnerable adults.

Operations Intern (Volunteer Coordinator)

This role will support the co-ordination, administration and evaluation of Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s volunteer programme.  Duties will include assisting with recruitment and selection, matching availability to requirements and coordinating the volunteer rota.  You will also be required to support the day-to-day smooth running of the Festival office and act as one of the first points of contact.

Participation & Engagement/Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Working across two teams (Participation & Engagement and Operations) to support the administration and coordination of projects, a schools programme of workshops and events, Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios and the delivery of the Festival’s volunteer programme.  Strong administrative and time management skills are required and introduction to Child Protection Training is required.

Deadline for receipt of applications for above 3 posts 9.30am Monday 8 December 2015

Communications Intern

The Communications Intern will play a key role in the Communications team, providing administrative and practical support across all areas of the department’s work in the lead up to and during Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2015 (8-24 May). Key tasks will include managing print distribution, creating databases, contacting local organisations, creating print, supporting website and social media.

Deadline for receipt of applications 9.30am Monday 15 December 2015

For full details of these roles including specific responsibilities and person specifications please select the relevant job description(s) below.

Application is by the completion of Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s application form available from your local Jobcentre Plus.

Interviews will be held in w/c 15 December and w/c 5 January. Successful applicants will be required to start in roles on Monday 12 January 2015.



Participation & Engagement Intern Job Description PDF

Operations Intern (Volunteer Coordinator) Job Jescription PDF

Participation & Engagement/Volunteer Coordinator Intern Job Description PDF

Communications Intern Job Description PDF