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Call for applications to ‘Foot In The Door’

A PANDA led training scheme in partnership with 24:7 Theatre Festival & Proper Job Theatre

Are you?

▪ Aged 18 to 25 years old?

▪ Currently unemployed, studying, volunteering or not working Full time?

▪ Interested in working in the arts, cultural and creative industries e.g. theatre, dance, art, film and design?

▪ Want to undertake some on-the-job training in project management, theatre production, create a film or learn online marketing and promotional skills?

▪ Based in Manchester?

If you have answered yes to all of these, then you may be interested in applying to the ‘Foot-In-The-Door’ Scheme.

What is the ‘Foot-In-The-Door’ Scheme?

‘Foot-In-the-Door’ is a creative work placement programme led by PANDA in partnership with Proper Job Theatre and 24:7 Theatre Festival. The scheme is an exciting opportunity to develop key skills and qualities appropriate to working as a freelancer in arts marketing, event promotion, theatre production and project management. This programme combines two successfully running schemes including, the Media Consultant Scheme by PANDA and the ‘Foot-In-The-Door’ placement project run by 24:7.

How does it work?

The scheme offers up to 20 places on an initial two week training programme delivered in partnership with Proper Job Theatre from the 14th April – 26th April (not including bank holiday weekend). At the end of the two-week training all applicants will be invited to prepare a pitch for 1 of 15 placement opportunities. Successfully pitching applicants will take part in a creative work placement with either a theatre company performing at the 24:7 Theatre Festival, the 24:7 Festival Team, or an organization or artist within the PANDA membership.

How do I apply?

Please visit our website HERE for more information and to download the application form. Please return your application to panda-ymc@outlook.com by Monday 17th March at 10am. Interviews will be held on the 25th March. For more information please contact Jodean Sumner at panda-ymc@outlook.com or contact 0161 425 7754.

* For more information about PANDA and 24:7 Theatre festival, please check our websites at www.panda-arts.org.uk and www.247theatrefestival.co.uk

This programme is funded by Manchester Cultural Partnerships.