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Job: Exhibition Assistant Intern (Metal Peterborough)

Arts organisation METAL is seeking an intern to support the delivery of two high profile exhibitions, the associated public engagement programmes plus the general programme of artist development. You will have the opportunity to work alongside national and international artists, understand project coordination, curation and audience engagement.

You will need:
• A strong interest / experience of working in visual arts and exhibitions
• Able to work hands-on as part of a small team
• A positive approach to problem solving
• Good interpersonal skills
• strong time management skills
• Excellent IT and social media skills
• Understanding of CMS for websites (desirable)

Closing date for applications: Thursday 9th June
Interviews: Friday 24th June

There are certain criteria that applicants must fulfil to be eligible to apply for the Creative Employment Programme funded internship. At the time of applying you must be aged 18 to 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus. These eligibility criteria have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions.

Application is by CV and cover letter which should address why applicants are interested in the position, and how their skills, experience and interests are relevant to the role. Send to: Sarah Haythornthwaite, Metal, Chauffeurs Cottage, 1 St Peters Road, Peterborough, PE1 1YX or email sarah@metalculture.com. (Please include your National Insurance number on your CV). To check you are eligible for the internship please contact your local job centre and quote LMS reference: PCH/56982.

Metal 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.

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