Fundraising Internship with Cheltenham Festivals

Cheltenham Festivals is looking for a Fundraising intern to join their team.  If you are looking to begin a career in arts fundraising or event management then look no further.   

6 month contract

30 hours per week to include some evenings and weekends

Salary £5.30 - £6.70 per hour (dependent on age)

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual willing to turn your hand to a wide variety of tasks in the office and on the ground during the festivals.  This internship will provide invaluable experience in working alongside professional fundraising and event teams and learning the complexities of promoting and delivering major Festivals.

You will be well organised with excellent IT skills and enjoy working with bespoke software and immersing yourself in the world of live events.

This paid internship has been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme, an Arts Council England fund to support the creation of traineeships, formal apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities in England for unemployed young people wishing to pursue a career in the arts and cultural sector.  You can find out more at:

To be eligible to apply for a Creative Employment Programme funded internship you must be aged 18 to 24 years old at the time of applying and you must be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus.  These eligibility criteria have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions.

Cheltenham Festivals is a leading cultural organisation with around 36 days of festivals of Literature, Jazz, Music and Science and a growing national reputation. 

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to

Cheltenham Festivals is an equal opportunities employer, who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector.  This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities, priority will be given to applicants based in Gloucestershire