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17 August 2017

Wigtown Book Festival Internships

Wigtown Festival Company is offering two internships to individuals with a keen interest in event management and the arts. The successful interns will gain experience in the logistical management  and day-to-day preparation and presentation of the event. They will develop skills in: events management, office administration and marketing. The roles will also require the successful individuals to communicate at all levels with festival staff, the board of trustees, volunteers, authors and members of the public.

Full-time from Monday 4 September to Wednesday 4 October (including festival weekends). These are paid roles offering a stipend of £1,000 each plus travel to and from Wigtown (within UK),  accommodation for one month and agreed expenses. The roles offer experience at a high level that will suit individuals interested in a career in events or arts administration. The Event Assistant and  Marketing Assistant will be directly accountable to the Operational Director.

Application: CV and a letter, no more than one side of A4, outlining why you would like the opportunity of an internship with Wigtown Book Festival and clearly stating which of the two internships you would prefer. You should use the letter to highlight what you could bring to the role. Please send to Anne Barclay, Operational Director at  anne@wigtownbookfestival.com  no later than 5pm on Monday 14 August. Please telephone 01988 402036 if you have any queries.