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Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries


Location: Leeds
Salary: £17,063 per year (£8.75 per hour)
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 months fixed term (to September 2019) with the option to extend for a further 12 months

This is a unique opportunity for a recent graduate at diploma level to work closely with Yorkshire Dance’s Youth & Community team and gain a broad, hands-on introduction to all aspects of inclusive dance practice, administration and project co-ordination.

Based at our offices in Leeds city centre, you will support the delivery and management of an exciting and varied range of dance activities and special projects working with young people and community groups. You will also have the chance to develop key administrative and co-ordination skills, vital for a future career in this area.

You will need to demonstrate an aptitude for working with young people and community groups and a highly motivated and organised approach. The role will include occasional evening and weekend work.

We envisage the role starting in September 2018.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Please download the information below and send the two completed forms to admin@yorkshiredance.com. Sorry, we can’t accept CVs.

Y&C Intern Application Pack

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

DEADLINE: Tuesday 28 August 2018, 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday 6 September 2018 in Leeds

Yorkshire Dance is an equal opportunities employer, who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

Yorkshire Dance is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and Leeds City Council.

Surf The Wave

Project Administrator – £18,000 p.a.
and Showcase Coordinator – £18,000 p.a. (pro rata)

Surf The Wave is an ambitious three year programme to support the touring and showcasing of dance in the UK. It is a UK-wide programme led by Pavilion Dance South West (PDSW) in Bournemouth.

More details here.

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