Paid internship opportunity at Complicité

Complicité has an exciting 3 month paid internship opportunity coming up. We are looking for an enthusiastic, well organised Marketing & Administration intern to support our team during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019.

Deadline: 13 May 2019, 12pm


Purpose of the role

The main purpose of the role is to support Complicité’s presence at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, where we will have two productions. The Intern will support the team’s preparations for Edinburgh, be based there for the duration of the Fringe, and then return to the office in London to assist the orderly closure of the season.

Support and any necessary training will be provided.

Duties and Responsibilities

Office Administration

  • Respond to email and telephone enquiries
  • Assist the Administrator with tasks such as monitoring and ordering stationery, IT and office supplies
  • Arrange local travel and accommodation for staff when required
  • Assist with the post, including distribution and mailings
  • Help maintain office filing and archive
  • General administrative support for the office team


  • Support the Assistant Producer with rehearsals and London previews for our in-house production
  • Support the Production Team at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (e.g. phone calls, sourcing and buying props)
  • Monitor and report on ticket sales, overseeing daily ticket offers (2for1 deals, liaising with ‘half price hut’)
  • Liaise with and support The Wardrobe Ensemble’s production that has been developed with Complicité


Marketing and Communications

  • Assist the Communications Manager with gathering audience feedback surveys
  • Help to create assets for social media (e.g. Instagram stories), as well as posting and uploading, updating the website and the digital archive
  • Arrange and manage flyer distribution and other activities to promote ticket sales in Edinburgh
  • Support ‘meet & greet’ with VIPs, venue representatives and press in Edinburgh

Person Specification

  • Excellent organisational skills, with a good attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle many tasks and remain calm
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people – face to face and in writing
  • Experience of working as part of a small team and taking the initiative
  • An interest in the arts
  • Ability to use Mac computers and Microsoft Office programmes
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (in Edinburgh)
  • Available to work to the following schedule:

24 June – 26 July: based in London (accommodation and travel NOT covered)

29 July – 27 August: based in Edinburgh (accommodation and travel provided by the Company)

28 August – 13 Sept: based in London (accommodation and travel NOT covered)


How to apply

Please submit a letter, no more than 2 sides of A4, explaining your suitability for this position with specific reference to the job description and person specification.  The letter should include a contact email address and telephone number and be sent to Holly Foulds, Communications Manager via email to or by post to:

14 Anglers Lane

Please also complete and send the Equal Opportunities Form.
Please do not send a CV.

If you have any questions about the role please do not hesitate to contact Holly Foulds, Communications Manager on 020 7485 7700.

 Find out more and download a full job description online

Application deadline: Monday 13 May, 12pm.

Interview date: Monday 20 May. 

Successful candidates will be notified by Thursday 16 May. 

30/04/2019 - 13/05/2019
Contact Name: 
Holly Foulds
Contact Email: