We are now inviting applications for our Communications & Events Placement from 15 June – 15 September 2016. A placement at Visiting Arts offers a unique experience to those starting out in the cultural sector. Our varied programme provides an excellent opportunity for keen individuals to gain new skills and work with a high level of independence under the supervision and guidance of the Visiting Arts team.
This placement offers the opportunity to work towards Visiting Arts International Producers Breakfast in Edinburgh in August, an annual networking event. A portion of the internship will also be dedicated to our international networking platform World Cultures Connect. This is an unpaid position for 2 days per week for the stated duration and will be based in the Visiting Arts office at Somerset House Exchange.
Specific duties include: Preparing, supporting and assisting with the Edinburgh event schedule, including organising meetings and travel arrangements and ensuring participating artists have relevant details Drafting communications for the VA Producers Breakfast and managing databases and invitations Liaising with suppliers & on site event support in Edinburgh Communications support including content management for World Cultures Connect and promotion on social media, proactive communications to members of World Cultures Connect.
Application deadline: Monday 23 May at 11am