Southampton Solent University

Graduate Intern - Performance

£16,035 - £17,764 per annum
06 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Full Time

To assist Course Leader in the Performing Arts department with outreach to develop awareness of opportunities across the performing arts and establish key industry relationships for further development. 


  • To assist with the provision of workshops and the production of stage and screen projects internally and externally as required. 
  • To research opportunities for outreach (industry and collegiate) to support employability and develop awareness of the new courses within colleges and schools nationally to drive applications. 
  • Work with colleagues to research and develop placement opportunities within the performing arts, and assist with the development and delivery of the Final Years’ Showcase.  Employability will be a key focus for research with a view to develop working relationships with real outcomes across the performing arts. 
  • Development of new local and national partnerships including festivals, funding bodies, theatres, production houses, casting directors, screen and radio producers in order to develop a diverse range of graduate opportunities.
  • To assist with the provision of workshops as required, both internally and externally
  • To research and develop outreach opportunities - industry and collegiate
  • Research and develop placement opportunities
  • Assist with Final Years' Showcase
  • To provide support in researching and developing employability opportunities 
  • Assist with the production of stage and screen projects
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with this post as required
  • Demonstrate the University's values of respect, ownership, integrity, engagement, inclusivity and teamwork
  • Flexibility in working ocassional evening and weekends, supporting on and off campus activities
  • Ensuring accurate input of data into university systems including the appropriate handling of data in accordance with established University policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with relevant internal and external quality standards and benchmarks and ensure activity is informed by best practice

About You

  • 2017 Undergraduate Degree from Southampton Solent University
  • BA (Hons) Acting and Performance or suitable matching degree would be desirable
  • Good working knowledge of software packages such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to demonstrate a good understanding of activities that support graduates' employability within the performing arts
  • Basic working knowledge of a variety of acting and performance techniques
  • Preparing and delivering workshops and presentations
  • Working to deadlines
  • Team working
  • Good administrative and organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good collaborative working ethics

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