ENDED: Job Opportunity: Marketing and Administration Intern

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Marketing and Administration Intern
Job Opportunity
Strike A Light and GL4


Strike A Light and GL4 are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable intern to join the team!


About us

This internship is offered by Strike A Light (charity no. 1178449) and GL4. The intern will spend part of their time working with GL4 in their office in Matson and part of the time working with Strike A Light in their office in the centre of Gloucester.

GL4 are a community interest company based in Matson. We bring high quality theatre performances onto the estate, transforming as many community spaces as possible. We also have a youth participation programme with several different strands.

Strike A Light are a Gloucester based organisation striving to make Gloucester a city with a vibrant culture for all. We programme theatre and dance shows and put on festivals and events in different venues around the city, including Gloucester Guildhall, schools, community centres, the cathedral and a car park rooftop! We also run weekly sessions in theatre and dance for young people and support local performers to make and tour new shows.


The internship is offered as a full time role (40 hours p/w) for one year, starting in September 2019.

Rate of pay: ÂŁ8.21 per hour

About the job

The intern’s role is to work with and support the staff of Strike A Light and GL4 to contribute to effective marketing and the smooth running of shows and other events. The aim of the internship is also to provide opportunities to develop skills and learn more about marketing and other job roles within festivals and events, to support their future career.

Duties and responsibilities would include contributing to the marketing of shows, workshops and events through updating social media, distributing flyers and posters, contacting groups and sending out information about the shows and assisting with events.

Person Specification

This is an internship position and so you do not have to have lots of experience or have worked in this kind of job before. The aim of the internship is to provide an opportunity to develop your skills and help you in your future career, whilst supporting the work of Strike A Light and GL4.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about this opportunity and is interested in the kind of things we do and working in marketing, administration and/or the arts.

We are particularly keen to hear from people living in Matson and/or people from BAME backgrounds.

This post is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

You can download the full job description and person specification here.

How to Apply

Download the job description and read through what the job involves and what we are looking for.

Download an application form here or email info@strikealightfestival.org.uk or pop into the GL4 office which is next to the Matson Gateway Cafe on Matson Avenue 79a Mayson Avenue, GL4 6LL

Please do get in touch if you would like the application form in a different format or would like to arrange to apply via a phone/in person conversation. If you have any questions about the application process please email info@strikealightfestival.org.uk

Complete the application form and send it to info@strikealightfestival.org.uk

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 1st July 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 9 July 2019


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