Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts

Lakeside team members working at Wheee! Festival

Work & Volunteer

At Lakeside we are always on the lookout for creative and motivated people from a wide variety of backgrounds to fill our employee, volunteer, internship or traineeship roles.



Location: University Park Campus

Salary: £18,709 to £21,814 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 12 August 2021

This fixed term maternity cover role will provide efficient administration and project co-ordination to the leadership team including the Director, Head of Business & Development, Head of Music and Learning Officer. It will suit someone who is passionate about the arts/creative industries sector, who can demonstrate strong organisation and planning skills and is able to articulate with excellent written and proof-reading skills. They will be a strong team player with a flexible approach and an ability to switch between tasks to assist senior staff across Lakeside. They will have excellent communications skills to effectively liaise with all team members, freelance artists, senior University staff, students and visiting companies alike. Very few days will be alike, and the role holder will enjoy variety and being able to use their initiative to problem solve.

This role is available on a fixed term basis until Friday 1 July 2022. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Shona Powell at: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.




Undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Nottingham are invited to enhance their CVs by gaining work experience at Lakeside Arts. There are paid opportunities as part of the Front of House team, Nottingham Advantage Award volunteer opportunities and a number of opportunities for students to volunteer on a one-off basis at Lakeside to help us deliver special events and festivals.

Paid internships and graduate training schemes are also available. Team working, marketing, working to deadlines, customer service and public engagement are just a few of the diverse range of transferable workplace skills that can be gained here.

Please revisit this page for up to date news on current opportunities.


The University of Nottingham Museum is currently supported in its work by a team of 40 student and community volunteers. Museum volunteers undertake a wide variety of work in areas of collections care and development and the education and public programme.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Clare Pickersgill: