Production and Arts Administration (Voluntary Internship) - London Children's Ballet - London - Wizbii

Production and Arts Administration (Voluntary Internship)

  • By London Children's Ballet
  • Internship
  • London (United Kingdom)

Job description

London Children’s Ballet aims to inspire the pursuit of excellence and change lives through dance. Every year LCB produces an original narrative ballet in London’s West End, providing talented young dancers from all backgrounds with a free and unique opportunity to dance as part of a professional ballet production and also providing a platform for emerging choreographers, composers and designers. In addition, LCB has a number of social outreach programmes which extend the joy of dance into the community, reaching the most disadvantaged groups and those with little or no arts access.

This is an exciting year for LCB as we are expanding our outreach programme and preparing for our ballet production of The Canterville Ghost at the Peacock Theatre at the end of April 2018. This 3-month, voluntary position is ideal for someone who is keen to obtain a broad understanding of arts administration and how a professional production runs.

As part of this voluntary role, you will have the opportunity to:
• Work as part of the team at LCB’s office in London.
• Provide support for key projects including:
Analysis and development of ballet school relationships
Liaising with schools and community groups as part of our Ballet for £1 programme
• Get involved in fundraising by undertaking research and assisting with projects as needed.
• Work as a runner during production week at the Peacock Theatre
• Support a social media campaign and help develop online content.
• Support the office, with tasks including: assisting with large mailouts, taking post to the Post Office, data entry, answering the phone.

Seeked profile

• This is a very diverse role so the applicant needs to have a cheerful attitude, be able to ‘muck in’ and possess enthusiasm and initiative.
• Passionate about the arts and dance, proactive and resourceful.
• Literate in Microsoft Word, Office, Excel. An understanding of Photoshop, Access and ThankQ is also desirable.
• Have a confident telephone manner.
• Possess excellent research, written, communication and administrative skills, with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
• Must be aged 18 and over.

Application Deadline: 29 January 2018
To apply, please email your CV and covering letter including the hours you would like to volunteer and the details of one referee (including contact details).
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