2025 Festival Dates: 5 & 6 July

Opportunity: Creative Alliance Internship

15th February 2024

A new opportunity to join the National Festival of Making team through the Creative Alliance Paid Internship Programme.

The National Festival of Making is looking for an individual to join our team as part of the Creative Alliance Internship Programme. The administrative role will see you supporting the team in delivering our year-round programme and annual festival whilst receiving guidance from the team and experience in the varied roles across our organisation. You will work closely alongside our festival producers, education and marketing teams in assisting the day-to-day running of our growing organisation.

We are looking to work with an enthusiastic individual who has excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail, an eagerness to learn and someone comfortable working in a small, fast-paced team. We will take time to mentor you and help you learn how to carry out the work we give you.

A significant interest in the creative/cultural sector is essential. Desirable interests include one or more of the following: community engagement, creative education, volunteer coordination, creative research, marketing and/or creative producing. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality work and providing exceptional experiences for our audiences. We are looking for an individual who has the same passion, drive and ambition with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

Application Deadline: 8th March 2024
Interviews: 18th March 2024
Start Date: As soon as possible subject to availability




2019 Trusts & Foundations

The National Festival Of Making Delivery Team

National Festival of Making is supported by the Arts Council England, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Brian Mercer Trust and Foundations and Partners. This project is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Back to top