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Participation Intern

London living wage

Application deadline: February 18th 2019

Jacksons Lane has been a creative and cultural hub for North London for over 40 years. Based in Highgate, they are a hub for the local community, running a range of programmes from contemporary theatre and circus, to arts-based classes and activities, and a large-scale outreach programme for hard-to-reach communities.

The team at Jacksons Lane are offering a rare and exciting opportunity for an intern to join their Participation Department for a twelve month period. The successful candidate will work alongside the team across a range of Participation projects for all their communities, focusing on Project Support, Administration and other general responsibilities across the Theatre.


  • Project management and evaluation
  • How to design and run a project from start to finish
  • How to develop your workshop delivery skills
  • Support on recruitment for participation projects and act as the first point of contact for those involved
  • Attend regular department planning and evaluation meetings
  • Budgeting and financial skills
  • How to provide admin support across the theatre’s programme of work, compiling resources and answering general enquiries via phone and email


  • Assist with the administration of participation projects, including regular promotion and reminder email and phone calls to participants
  • Carry out promotion and marketing of projects
  • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of projects collating data into spreadsheets for reporting
  • Ensure records of volunteers are up to date and manage regular volunteer evaluations
  • Assist on participation projects off-site as and when required
  • Handle enquiries for potential new tutors for classes and courses and programmes
  • Set up meetings, book current classes and courses tutors for the next term
  • Liaise with marketing and keep an up to date database of classes and courses for the website
  • General office duties such as photocopying and filing
  • Manage and create material for participation in social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram
  • Maintain good relationships with all Jacksons Lane visitors including companies, audiences, tutors and participants
  • Ensure health & safety and licensing regulations
  • Ensuring that all income is handled in accordance with financial procedures (training provided)


  • Able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for theatre
  • Have an interest in participation, education or community work
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

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