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Programming Trainee, Sadler's Wells


Fixed-term, 6 month traineeship position, due to start September 2021
Salary is London Living Wage

Are you passionate about ground-breaking dance? We have a fantastic opportunity for you to take your first step to a career in the arts.

We are looking for a Trainee to provide administrative support in the delivery of Sadler’s Wells’ artistic programme, offering a welcoming service to artists, companies and staff.

We will give you access to support and training, with the opportunity to gain an insight into the creative industries.

You will have good administrative, communication and interpersonal skills, with close attention to detail, and a familiarity with the Arts and Cultural sector.

For more information, please go to the following link -

Closing date for completed applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 1 August 2021. Interviews will take place on Friday 6 August 2021.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and actively encourage applications from Black, Asian and those belonging to ethnic groups that are currently underrepresented within the Arts. Applications from deaf and disabled communities and low socio-economic backgrounds are also welcome. As a user of the Disability Confident Scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the Job Pack.

Sadler’s Wells also works collaboratively with Parents in Performing Arts (PiPA) in efforts to support parents and carers within the industry.

For a list of all our current opportunities, please go to the Sadler’s Wells website Please note that if you have not already done so, you will be required to register an account with us when you first apply for one of our opportunities.  

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