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Office Intern, Manchester International Festival

Office Intern, Manchester International Festival

  • 3rd March 2017
  • North West
  • Full time (paid internship)
  • Paid (£15k-20k)
  • David Fox

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This role is an ideal entry level position to a vibrant/busy arts organization. Your main duties will include supporting the Administration and Volunteering teams in the run up to MIF 2017 as well as the wider Festival team


  • Welcoming visitors to the MIF offices, being the first point of contact for all visitors to MIF and ensuring they are well looked after, offering them refreshments and dealing with any queries they may have
  • Dealing with general telephone enquiries
  • Welcoming guests at special events
  • Maintaining a record of day to day issues with the building/IT/office & informing the Admin team of these
  • Ensuring the communal areas (Kitchen, Stationery/Printer areas are kept tidy and well stocked)
  • Assisting the admin team in monitoring levels of office supplies and raising orders for new stock when requested
  • Collecting and Distributing Post to Manchester Office staff
  • Franking outgoing mail and dealing with special/recorded delivery items
  • Electronic scanning of documents
  • Assisting with preparation & Making refreshments for Office meetings and events
  • General administration tasks (e.g. filing)
  • Processing general email queries
  • Providing support for the Volunteering department including:
    • Answering volunteer queries by telephone, email and social media
    • Assisting with the delivery of interviews and inductions (which will include evening and weekend work)
    • Collating resources for volunteer training and events
    • Support the administration of MIF’s online volunteer shift booking system

Salary:             Manchester Living Wage £15,015 per annum (pro rata)

Contract:         This internship will run from April 2017 – July 2017

Note – you may also be required to work occasional evenings and weekends in the run up to the Festival. As this position is an internship these will be pre-agreed and time in lieu will be offered where appropriate.

During the Festival proper (29thJune – 16thJuly) you are likely to be required to work additional hours without time in lieu.