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Arts Admin Work Experience

Arts Admin Work Experience Post
October 2019 to June 2020 (flexible)

The National Centre for Early Music (NCEM) in York is offering an opportunity for a student to join us for half a day a week to work alongside marketing, box office and operations staff.
The student must be available to base themselves at the NCEM for a regular half-day (minimum 4 hours) a week and must be over the age of 18.
The successful student will gain an invaluable insight into the workings of a small arts organisation and be part of a small but dynamic and hardworking team. He/she will get plenty of hands-on experience. This would be an ideal post for anyone looking for a career in arts admin. 

We are looking for a student who has the following skills:
o Ability to write well
o A confident communicator
o Familiar with Word and Excel spreadsheets
o Regular user of social media - Twitter/Facebook/Instagram
o Good telephone manner
o Strong organisational skills
o Research skills
o Team player alongside the ability and initiative to work alone
o Willingness to use the photocopier and make tea!

This is a non-paid position but pre-approved out of pocket expenses would be covered (receipts would be required) and the NCEM would be willing to provide future job references. The post is available from October 2019.

Interested students should email Hannah Witcomb, Operations and Events Manager ( ) and attach a cover letter detailing why they are suitable for the post, along with an up-to-date CV. Deadline for applications is Friday 23rd August. After this we will arrange a suitable time for interview depending on the availability of the applicants.

To find out more about the NCEM and the range of work covered, go to