Nottingham Poetry Festival Internship

Nottingham Poetry Festival returns 26 - 29th May, celebrating local, national and international poetry. If you fancy joining the team for the festival period, have a read of the job description and get in touch!

Nottingham Poetry Festival Internship

Nottingham Poetry Festival returns 26 - 29th May celebrating local, national and international poetry.

  • You will be part of a team of volunteers supporting NPF, now in its 8th year. You will gain skills and insights in supporting the day-to-day operations of the festival which will be city-wide and online. We will provide you with a role that will suit your interest.
  • The theme of the festival is Hope, it is time to spread the love of creativity and kindness to the community as is included in all of the activities programmed.
  • You will be an ambassador for Nottingham Poetry Festival
  • When: The festival is from May 26 - 29 but we may require support in the weeks prior to that in the evaluation period immediately afterwards.
  • Location: working in-person but some tasks may be on-line.

There will be a variety of roles that you could be involved with:

  • Giving out information to the public
  • Stewarding audiences at events
  • Basic tech support
  • Stage management support
  • Capturing vox-pops and feedback on video and sharing with Social/Marketing team
  • Photography for documentation
  • Setting up/taking down stalls or NPF signage/banners
  • Tidying up after the event/activity

Benefits of being an NPF Intern:

  • Interns will receive an NPF branded t-shirt
  • Access to some of the festival events
  • Lunch allowance if working at events
  • Induction training
  • It is fun

They are looking for a person who:

  • Is motivated, has energy and enthusiasm
  • Enjoys face-to-face connections when working with people
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks
  • Has an interest in the arts, heritage, culture sector, or/and tourism
  • Has flexible time commitment during the festival

    Please let them know:
  • What skills and experience do you have which you think might be relevant?
  • Are there any days/times you are not available during the festival?
  • Do you have any support needs we should know about?

To apply get in touch with Nat, General Manager for NPF at [email protected] with NPF INTERN in the subject header.

Header Image Credit: NPF


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