Classes and Courses Trainee (18 month fixed-term contract)

The Place, London’s creative powerhouse for dance development, has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for 50 years. In a changing landscape, our vision for the future is steadfast: we are powering imagination through dance, championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating optimal conditions for dance artists and enthusiasts to realise their full potential.

The Place is now looking for a Classes and Courses (C&C) Trainee to join our busy C&C team. The C&C department is an ever-growing part of The Place that prides itself on developing relationships with individuals and groups of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Our extensive programme of classes runs 6 days per week for around 40 weeks of the year and consists of weekly evening and weekend classes as well as intensive holiday projects and half-term activities. Recent holiday projects have included:
Children and Youth Summer Dance Courses led by BalletBoyz and Sarah Golding
Adult Summer Dance Courses led by Richard Alston Dance Company, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance and Tavaziva
Our Children and Youth Dance Summer Show

As C&C Trainee, you will be a vital part of the C&C team, assisting with the day-to-day administration of the programme and providing exceptional levels of customer service for our participants. You will have the opportunity to liaise with a wide range of participants, teachers, artists and musicians all of whom bring a wealth of enthusiasm and knowledge to our C&C programme. You will develop your customer service and administrative skills and expand your knowledge of marketing strategies for recreational dance.

We are looking for someone with administrative experience and an interest in dance education, who is enthusiastic about being involved in the running of a busy programme that provides dance opportunities for all.

We will be holding an information event for this role on Wednesday 9 October between 6pm-7pm. This will provide an opportunity to learn more about The Place, to meet some of the C&C Team and to ask questions about the role and application process. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to jobs@theplace.org.uk 

For further details and a candidate pack, please visit www.theplace.org.uk/vacancies

Salary: £21,944 per annum

Deadline for applications: 12 noon Thursday 17 Oct 19

Interviews: Wednesday 23 Oct 19 at The Place

The Place, 17 Duke’s Road, London WC1H 9PY​

We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

No CVs, no agencies please.