Monday, 25 May 2015

Arts Administration Assistant - MAYK's (Creative Employment Programme Internship)

Mayfest at the Tobacco Factory 2012

Hours: 10am-5pm, five days per week (30 hours)
Salary: National Minimum Wage (£5.13 for 18-20 year olds; £6.50 for over 21s)
Deadline: Wednesday 17th June
Interviews: Tuesday 23rd June
Ideal Start Date: Monday 6th July 
This new role of Arts Administration Assistant will play a crucial role in the smooth running of MAYK’s busy office, and will provide support to MAYK’s Directors and wider team on all projects, including Mayfest.
MAYK is a theatre producing organisation based in Bristol. We curate and produce Bristol’s annual festival of contemporary theatre, Mayfest, and also work year-round with artists and organisations to produce extraordinary projects that are presented in Bristol, nationally and internationally. This is an opportunity for a young person who has a desire to start a career in arts management and/or producing to gain experience of working in a producing organisation.
Download a full job description here:
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to by 5pm on 17 June.  Please include your National Insurance number in your cover letter.
You must be registered unemployed or claiming benefits in order to apply for this position.
This paid internship has been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme. You can find out more at
There are certain criteria you must meet in order to be eligible to apply for a Creative Employment Programme funded internship. At the time of applying you must be aged 18 to 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus.
These eligibility criteria have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions
MAYK Theatre is an equal opportunities employer.

PR and Communications Assistant - SS Great Britain

Pay: £18,000 pa
Deadline: Thursday 28th May
Interview: Monday 8th June
Brunel’s ss Great Britain is looking for a keen, organised and creative PR and Communications Assistant to join our award-winning marketing team during an exciting time for Brunel’s ss Great Britain.
You will help promote one of the UK’s top visitor attractions and museums. With excellent communication and organisational skills, a good track record, and some communications experience, you will play an important role in the team. You will be passionate about PR, communications and social and digital media, and have plenty of enthusiasm and ambition.
This is an exciting role, and a great opportunity to join a dynamic and growing organisation.
How to Apply:
For a detailed job description please visit:
Please send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the person specification,

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Volunteers Needed - RWA

The RWA are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist within various areas of the gallery during our upcoming exhibitions, 'Into The Fields' and Peter Randall-Page RWA & Kate MccGuire' between the 20th June – 10th September 2015

Throughout the exhibitions we have opportunities to get involved as a Volunteer Steward, to assist our Technicians with exhibition changeovers, helping out with family and educational activities, writing, marketing, admin and volunteering for events.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in or you would like further information please go to to download an application form. Alternatively email Beckie on

Buddhafield looking for Artists/Crafts People

Word Up! Buddhafield are looking for 1 or 2 artists/ creative crafts people to make beautiful signs and decor for their tent at Buddhafield 2015, Somerset, in exchange for tickets and meals on the days you work. Please email or private message us through the page:

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Production Assistant - Acta Community Theatre


Pay: 15-20k pro rata
Deadline: Midday 15th June
Interviews: 24th June 
This is an acta Foundation post; thus provides a learning opportunity for someone looking to develop a career in the sector. It is expected to last for 12 – 18 months, starting 1 September, and the post-holder will be on a standard acta contract, with terms & conditions which include a 3 month probationary period.
The main purpose of the post is to facilitate and support acta participants to create and produce quality theatre shows. The post-holder will assist in the delivery of weekly workshops, devise and direct shows, design, set up and operate shows; learning all aspects of facilitation of theatre shows with diverse participants in a community setting.
This is an exciting time to be joining the Company, with the extension and refurbishment of the acta centre over the summer months, and the launch of our new programme of original theatre and acta30 birthday celebrations in September. See more at
NB Application by job pack only - CVs will not be accepted.
Contact for a job pack

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Freelance Art Technician - RWA

The RWA are looking to expand their pool of Freelance Art Technicians for future exhibition installations. We are looking for Technicians to work alongside RWA Technicians in the handling, storage and installation of artworks.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a museum environment
  • Art Handling qualification preferred
  • Experience working with regional and national collections to Government Indemnity standards
  • Recognition of UK Health and Safety standards
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Own transport to Bristol
Please send your CV including your hourly rates, references and contact details to
For more information about the RWA please see

Retail Supervisor - Bristol Music Trust

Retail (Bars) Supervisor
 – Annualised Hours – 900 per annum / £15,159 per annum (pro-rata)
Deadline: 5.00pm, Thursday 21st May 2015
 We are recruiting for a Retail Supervisor to provide supervision to the retail team at Colston Hall.  The successful candidate will take responsibility for the operational management of the bars and retail outlets in the absence of the Bars Manager.  They will maintain the bars and retail outlets and support the Bars Manager and Customer Service Team in ensuring high standards of customer care at all times.  The role is advertised on a part-time annualised hour’s basis (900 hours per annum).  Our ideal applicants will have excellent customer service skills, experience of working in a busy venue, and will bring commitment and enthusiasm to the role.
To apply, please read the role description and person specification here before completing the application form, and returning it to by 5.00pm Thursday 21st May 2015.