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Youth Week WA KickstART Festival 2020 Internships

  • Propel Youth Arts WA 53 James Street Northbridge WA 6003 Australia (map)
Our lovely 2019 Interns!

Our lovely 2019 Interns!

Propel is offering internship opportunities across a range of roles for the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival.

All successfully appointed interns will be expected to work in the Propel Office at least 1 day / 8 hours per week, which may increase in the lead up to KickstART Festival, which will be held during April 2020. Our interns will be aged between 16 - 26, have a passion for the arts or a willingness to learn about the industry, have high level communication skills and have a positive attitude towards work and the arts environment.

Propel is looking for Interns in the following roles:

Project Administration Intern

 The Project Administration intern will be working closely with the Project Manager to manage daily administration tasks during the busy period in the office as well as assist with the coordination of the sketchbook project and other key aspects of the festival.  This role is perfect for someone who wants to get hands on experience in the Arts industry and develop skills in project development and logistical planning.

Marketing Intern

With guidance from the Communications Officer the Marketing intern will support the Propel Team to promote the many events on offer during WA Youth Week and encouraging high levels of community engagement.  Focusing on online and social media platforms the Marketing intern will be assisting in executing an existing strategic marketing plan that targets Propel’s key demographics, whilst also creating excitement and anticipation for the festival. 

Programming Intern

The programming intern will be working closely with the Creative Coordinator to assist with the development of the creative programming for the 2019 KickstART Festival. You’ll have the opportunity to sit in on curatorial meetings, meet artists and partners, and contribute to key Festival projects and events. This role is perfect for a young artist who wants to get hands on experience in the arts industry and develop skills in creative programming and administration.

Advocacy Development Intern

The Advocacy Development intern will be working closely with the Advocacy Development Officer to assist the staff in ensuring an equitable, sustainable and inclusive festival. This role is perfect for someone who wants to get hands on experience in the Arts industry and develop skills in equitable practices and sustainability. The Intern will begin in Kambarang, the season of birth, a time in which the KickstART festival will be coming to life and through this transformation in nature which reflects into the workplace comes an importance to ensure this program develops in a nurturing way, you will assist with this responsibility.

To apply to be a KickstART Festival Intern please read the job pack and email Project Manager Cecile Vuaillat at with your cover letter outlining why would like to be an Intern with Propel and what you can bring to the organisation and a current CV.

Applications for Youth Week WA KickstART Festival 2020 closes 5pm Monday 21 October.

Propel Youth Arts WA is an equal opportunity provider and encourages all individuals to apply regardless of their sex, race, disability, religion or sexual identity.

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