Are you a young person from a Refugee/Asylum Seeker background, who is interested in a career in Arts Management? Do you want to ?learn the ropes? of organising a prominent Festival held at Federation Square?

Then submit your EOI now to join the RISE team through the RISE Arts Management Internship!

Exciting new opportunity
The successful Intern will work closely with the Festival Director on the next RISE Festival, learning new skills and knowledge and gaining invaluable industry experience in the arts and events/festival management.

The successful Intern will be required to work flexible hours, beginning in early to mid-September and ending in late December of this year. Initially, the Intern will work for approximately 8 hours per week and then increase this significantly as the Festival draws closer. Time and place are to be negotiated with the Festival Director.

The successful Intern will gain experience in the following:
-??? Festival programming and coordination
-??? Artist negotiation and management
-??? Production planning
-??? Marketing and communications
-??? Fundraising
-??? Team work and management?

This is NOT a paid internship, but will lead to exciting new career prospects! For more information, please contact Eugenia Flynn, Festival Director, and 2012 RISE Festival on 0411 899 183 or via email

How to apply

Applications are due on Friday 7 September 2012 and must comprise of the following:
1.??? Cover letter
2.??? Completed application form
3.??? Resume / Curriculum Vitae

Applications can be forwarded via email to:

Eugenia Flynn
Festival Director
2012 RISE Festival