Dance Administration Intern @ Dance4, Nottingham

Dance Administration Intern @ Dance4, Nottingham


Fixed Term Contract

East Midlands


Dance4, Nottingham

Job Summary

Dance4 is committed to providing entry-level roles in the dance sector to support people who are staring out and helping them to achieve their ambitions.


The Dance Administration Intern will be offered a full-time, three months employment contract with Dance4 starting at the beginning of September. Some evening and weekend work will be required but time off in lieu will be given for this in addition to 6 days paid holiday.


The intern will be involved in different areas of Dance4’s work including live events, performances, residencies and young people’s programmes, social media, website and promotional marketing and operations. Work will include planning and preparation, event support, marketing and promotion, front of house and hospitality and general administration.

Job Description

  • Undertake support work on a range of events throughout the period of the internship including working front of house, backstage and in workshops


  • Support planning of events including scheduling, arranging travel and accommodation and taking bookings


  • Prepare programme materials, equipment and catering if required


  • Undertake marketing activities including preparing a monthly newsletter, creating eflyers and updating the website


  • Writing and scheduling regular social media posts and other alternative forms of publicity to promote the programme


  • Research contacts, venues and other information required to develop audiences and participants


  • Contribute to programme monitoring, documentation and evaluation


  • Work on the reception desk at Dance4’s international Centre for Choreography to welcome visitors, deal with enquiries and promote the organisation


  • Support events, meetings and residencies at the Dance4 office and studios


  • To undertake day-to-day office administration including dealing with telephone, email and postal enquiries, upkeep of database and office records
  • To undertake word processing, spreadsheet and copying tasks as required for the day-to-day running of the organisation

Job Specification

  • Strong interest in a career in the dance sector


  • Knowledge of and an interest in dance


  • Basic computer skills, such as word processing and email


  • Understanding of current online social networks

    Good communication skills, both written and verbal


  • Interest in marketing and publicity and in talking about the arts to the public


  • Ability to work in a small team and on own initiative


  • 3 A Levels and GCSE Maths and English passes or equivalent qualifications


  • Willingness to work in the evenings or at weekends if needed


  • Eligibility to work in the UK

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Closing Deadline: Tuesday 15th August 2017