Festival Internship, Buxton Festival

Festival Internship, Buxton Festival

Every year, Buxton Festival offers a number of festival internships for people who would like to work in the arts and events industries. The internships are a fantastic opportunity to experience working for a prestigious festival in a variety of different arts roles. During your internship, you will have the chance to see as many Festival events as you can get to, from world-class opera to celebrated chamber groups and the famous faces of our book series. We are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking people who thrive on long days and can withstand the pressure of the festival. This year, placements will run from the 3rdto the 26thJuly in Buxton.  The placements are unpaid, but we do provide accommodation in Buxton, and £500 towards your food and travel expenses.

This year, we are offering the following internships:

Music/opera intern x 3, your duties will include:

  • operating the Festival opera surtitles (some additional rehearsals w/c 24thJune)
  • working with the Concerts Manager
  • stewarding events
  • page-turning
  • front-of-house duties
  • venue set-up
  • general ‘running’
  • admin in the Festival office

    Book series intern x 1, your duties will include:

  • liaising with authors
  • author meet and greet
  • venue set-up
  • stewarding events
  • front of house duties
  • general ‘running’
  • admin in the Festival office

    Concerts Assistant x1, your duties will include:

  • working with Concerts Manager, Technical assistant and artists
  • co-ordinating stage builds and venue set-up
  • page-turning
  • stewarding events
  • front of house duties
  • general ‘running’
  • admin in the Festival office

    Artistic Admin and Marketing Assistant x 1, your duties will include:

  • managing social media accounts during festival and at festival events
  • updating and writing blogs
  • supporting the Executive Assistant
  • admin in the Festival office
  • front-of-house duties
  • venue set-up
  • general ‘running’

    Competition for these exciting roles is strong and places are limited.  If you would like to apply please send a CV and covering letter detailing which role you are applying for, and any relevant skills and experience you think you could bring to the role to Graihagh@buxtonfestival.co.uk.

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