Administrative Intern @ Fevered Sleep, London

Administrative Intern @ Fevered Sleep, London


Fixed Term Contract



Fevered Sleep, London

Fevered Sleep makes performances, installations, films, books and digital art, for adults and for children. Fearless about experimentation and passionate about research, we develop thought-provoking projects that challenge people to rethink their relationships with each other and with the world.

We are offering a paid internship opportunity for someone to join our small, dedicated team at Shoreditch Town Hall to gain valuable experience of working in a busy professional arts organisation and to provide us with essential administrative support.

We are looking for someone reliable, pro-active and well-organised, who is eager to learn and enthusiastic about working in arts administration.

Thinking of applying and would like to know more about Fevered Sleep? We’re opening our doors for an informal Meet & Greet on Thursday 23rd November from 12.30-2pm. It’s an opportunity to meet the people you could be working with and ask any questions you might have about the role.

Job Description

● To attend & contribute to weekly company catch-ups and monthly company meetings. To take minutes of these meetings as necessary and circulate to all staff.
● To ensure that the company calendar is kept regularly up to date.
● To answer phones and respond to general enquiries and correspondence, including monitoring & filing emails in the admin email account.
● To organise meetings and set up meeting rooms, including buying refreshments.
● To transcribe notes or help document other meetings/events.
● To assist the General Manager in monitoring sales of books & DVDs and fulfil any orders.
● To book travel and accommodation for company members as required.
● To actively learn how to use the company database, keep the data up to date in line with Fevered Sleep protocols and update the training manual as required.
● To collect the post from reception and take parcels/packages to the post office or other destinations as necessary.
● To manage the record & updates of Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) applicationsto ensure compliancy in line with Fevered Sleep’s Child Protection Policy.
● To assist the General Manager in office management: ordering stationery, maintaining filing and archiving.
● General research and information gathering as necessary.
● To oversee and update the company archive in collaboration with the Digital Content Producer.

Job Specification

● A passion for cross art-form work like Fevered Sleep’s
● Interest in and enthusiasm for the role, and working in arts administration
● Experience of working in an office or professional environment with responsibility for administrative tasks
● Good communicator both on the phone and in emails
● Reliable, with good timekeeping
● Proactive approach to work with good sense of initiative and a desire to get the job done
● Strong attention to detail
● Confident computer user, preferably with experience of using a Mac, and competent in excel and word software.

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Closing Date: 27th November 2017