Communications Intern

Birmingham’s two largest and most exciting arts festivals, Birmingham Weekender and International Dance Festival Birmingham, have come together to create this unique Communications Internship.

This paid role will provide excellent hands-on learning and experience of communications and marketing in a busy festival environment. It involves assisting our teams in promoting our festivals – and includes creating and editing content for websites, social media and print materials; helping with merchandising; assisting on event management; and working with a wide range of people. This is an excellent way to build skills, experience and networks that will kick start your career in arts marketing, social media and communications.

This is an ideal job for someone with some knowledge and/or experience of marketing, social media and communications. You must be organised and reliable, with a high standard of literacy, numeracy and IT skills. You will also need great communication skills and a genuine interest in the arts.

Our festivals thrive on the passion, creativity and commitment of all the people we work with. We want to support Birmingham’s talent and to benefit from what you have to offer, bringing your new ways of thinking, creative ideas, and fresh new energy to this year’s festival teams.

To find out more see the Communication Internship Application Pack or call 0121 667 6730

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 1 June 2017, 1pm

If shortlisted, interviews will take place on Friday 16 June 2017 

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and submit by email to, or by post to: Recruitment, DanceXchange, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham, B5 4TB

Please note, if you have not been contacted by 9 June 2017, please assume your application has not been shortlisted. Applications made through recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


dx 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.  Registered charity no. 1045364.