Arts Administration Intern
Job Title: Arts Administration Intern
Reports to: Creative Director
Summary Description: You will work closely with the Creative Director and the Word Travels team in the management of the professional delivery of public programs, including performances, events, festivals and workshops. With the Creative Director and other relevant staff, you will build relationships with arts organisations and assist in the implementation, documentation and promotion of Word Travels' programs.
This role will further develop your administration and programming skills within a professional work environment. It will also build your networks across literary, theatre, government, arts festivals and site specific projects.
The Arts Administration Internship role is voluntary/unpaid and requires 12-16 hours per week. Ideally 2-3 part-time days during Word Travels hours 10-6pm, Tues – Friday. The internship will run for 6 months (other time frames may be considered for the right candidate). Candidates should provide CV, cover letter + links to samples of their work if applicable in their application.
University associated internships will be given preference.
Undertake routine correspondence, filing, telephone, social media and email enquiries
Assist with the administration, contracting and record management of performance programs
Ensure online programming is up to date
Facilitate enquiries for public performances
Create solutions to help run the creative space more efficiently
Support the Grants and Funding Co-ordinator in identifying relevant funding sources
Support the Grants and Funding Co-ordinator in the development of funding applications and grant acquittals
Maintain project and other budgets as required
Administer contracts for groups and individuals; artists and performers
Multilingual Poetry Slam
The Rumble: Young Performing Writers Program
Australian Poetry Slam: International Performing Writers’ Program
Story-Fest: 3 days of spoken word events
An interest in writing and/or performance
High level organisational skills
Computer literacy - Microsoft Office, Database development, etc
Demonstrated capacity to meet deadlines
Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
Ability to be forward thinking and use initiative
Please email your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: 6 March 2019