Programme Intern

DanceXchange is offering a paid internship opportunity for a bright and motivated individual interested in embarking on a career in the arts.

Based in the centre of Birmingham, with some of the best dance facilities in the UK, DanceXchange creates exciting opportunities for people of all walks of life to engage in dance, as participants, performers and audience members. We also co-produce International Dance Festival Birmingham, one of the largest dance festivals in the world.

This internship provides excellent hands-on learning and experience of project management in a busy arts organisation – and will be extremely valuable for those interested in a career in the arts. This post involves assisting our teams to manage dance performances, activities and events. It will include administration, event management, budgeting, evaluation and working with people.

Funded by the Creative Employment Programme, this opportunity is aimed at young people aged 18-24 who are currently unemployed. Candidates must have a degree or other Level 4 qualification and a good standard of literacy and numeracy. You will need to be reliable, with good organisational skills and excellent people skills – as well as an enthusiasm for the arts.

To apply:

  • Read the Job Description and Person Specification in the Programme Intern Application Pack carefully to ensure you meet the criteria for this opportunity
  • Download a DanceXchange application form and equal opportunities monitoring form located in the right sidebar.
  • Complete both forms and explain your suitability for the role and how it matches the job description.
  •  Submit both forms by email to, or by post to: Recruitment, DanceXchange, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham, B5 4TB