Summer Placement Opportunity



This is an excellent opportunity, while based in a busy office environment, to gain varied and valuable hands on experience in arts administration.  Working to the Head of Arts Development and closely liaising with the GAC’s Community Arts Development Manager you will be required to:-


• Work with the Community Arts Development Manager on the Community Arts Summer Programme o Support Dance Month presence as North / West / South Shows

Assist in Performance Saturday – 24th August 2013

Help with Film Night – 29th August 2013


• Prepare papers for events – bind reports, photocopy material

• Help in updating GAC website and generating new content

• Extend the GAC’s social media incl. blogging

• Assist in the preparations for the exhibition programme in the greenhouse

• Assist in developing and maintaining the GAC’s databases

• Prepare a placement photo journal

• Help prepare & distribute GAC material (including photographs for website)

• Answer the phone and help deal with general enquiries

• Tackle anything else as required!


Desirable Skills/Qualities

• Educated to degree level (or equivalent), with good written English and attention to detail

• First class communication skills and an excellent telephone manner

• A keen interest in, and enthusiasm for, the Arts

• Computer literate with knowledge of design programmes, the Internet & social media

• Driver


Duration: 4 weeks from 1st August 2013

Hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Contract Work with invoice driven payment (weekly):  4 weeks x £250


This is an informal opportunity and we ask interested applicants to submit an up-to-date CV along with a covering letter explaining why they would like to do this placement.

Please send both of these to Sam de Croy, Office Manager, Guernsey Arts Commission, Guernsey Information Centre, North Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2LQ e-mail [email protected]


Over the next 10 days we will be asking selected applicants to come in to the GAC Offices to meet the Arts Development Team. We then plan to make a decision for this Summer 2013 GAC Placement by 1st July 2013.

For more information on the Guernsey Arts Commission please visit


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