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Location: Leeds
Salary: £14,500 pa pro rata
Hours: Part time – 20 hours per week, flexibly across Mon – Fri. Some evening work.
Contract: Permanent

We are looking to recruit a new member to our Operations Team to help keep our busy, Leeds city centre office running smoothly and provide much needed administrative support to our artistic and youth and community teams.

You will be highly organised and enjoy organising others, be confident in IT and on the telephone and be able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks. You will have a clear commitment to providing excellent customer service and enjoy working in a lively, professional environment.

To apply, please download a Admin Assistant job pack Oct2014, Application form, and Equality and Diversity Monitoring form or request a pack by email from Sorry, we can’t accept CVs.

Closing date:  27 October 2014, 12 noon
Interviews:  3 November 2014

Yorkshire Dance supports and promotes equal opportunity for all.
Yorkshire Dance is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and Leeds City Council.

What does Yorkshire Dance do?

Yorkshire Dance champions the value of dance and its development in Yorkshire. We do so by raising standards, increasing knowledge and understanding and fostering creativity and innovation.
• We create opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to see, make and take part in high quality dance that is rooted in their creativity, in their lives and in their communities, with the power to transform and inspire.
• We create opportunities for emerging and established artists and practitioners to research, create and present new contemporary work on the small scale, and in communities, developing their skills, expertise and networks.
• We create opportunities for people to experience dance by working with partners in local authorities and the arts, in health and in sport, building a region-wide infrastructure for dance development.


Dance Artists wanted for Yorkshire Dance Youth companies

Application Deadline:
Monday 27 October 2014

Yorkshire Dance is looking for inspirational dance artists to join our existing team, working with young people aged 12-18 years on exploring issue-based dance as part of a three-year youth dance company project.

We are seeking dance artists who are passionate about working with young people and interested in creating dance and dance theatre that explores themes and issues which are topical and relevant to young people.

Full details here.


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Volunteers and placements

We are always delighted to hear from people who would like to volunteer some of their time to help us out in our building, with our work in the community of Leeds and at major one-off events around Yorkshire. Volunteers play an important role at Yorkshire Dance. We aim to offer a position that provides the volunteer with a challenge, opportunities to develop skills, and plenty of fun, in return for a commitment in time. Send us your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you’d like to volunteer and when you are available by email to or by mail to our postal address. Please note, we may not be able to offer a volunteer position to all applicants.

Yorkshire Dance is pleased to accept work experience students who can offer a minimum of 6 weeks (full-time). If you are able to do this, please send a covering letter and CV either via email to or by mail to our postal address. Tell us why you want to do work experience with us, what you hope to get out of it, and how it relates to your future plans. We will then contact you to arrange an interview. Please note, we may not be able to offer a work placement to all applicants.


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