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Here you’ll find information about any creative opportunities from Exeter Phoenix and our associates. For job vacancies, see our jobs page here >>

Creative Opportunities at Exeter Phoenix

Opportunity for older artists/makers over the age of 70

Devon Guild have been funded by Arts Council England to support older artists/makers over the age of 70. They can fund 5 older professional artists/makers to make new work and show it in a major exhibition at our contemporary gallery ‘A good Age’, in Autumn 2019.  All the information you require is via the link below.

Fee: £2,500 per commission.
Deadline: 3 September 2018, 9am

Job Opportunity: Jazz South Manager

Jazz South is an ambitious new 3-year programme to nurture artistic talent, build quality in jazz practice, and develop an economy for jazz communities in South East and South West England.

Turner Sims, Southampton, has been awarded Arts Council England funding for Jazz South and is now seeking an exceptional individual to manage all aspects of the project.  The successful applicant will recruit and monitor freelance specialists and partner organisations; project manage key elements of work including budget management, fundraising, event management, and promotion.

Find out more and apply now >>

Consultancy opportunity: Jazz audit of SE and SW England

Turner Sims, Southampton, invites tenders from consultants to carry out a comprehensive audit of the jazz sector in SE and SW England at the outset of the new 3-year Jazz South programme funded by Arts Council England.

For full details of the audit and how to submit a tender go to:

Find out more and submit a tender here >> 

Scratch That! Technician Call Out

Scratch That! runs on the first Sunday of every month at the Exeter Phoenix.

We got off to an excellent start with a sell-out first show and are looking for technicians to aid in the smooth running of this night.

Could you be the technician to help? Are you looking for experience in a professional working theatre environment? If so, then please get in touch with Maya at:

You will be required to be available in the afternoon of the show for tech rehearsals, then from 8-10pm on the evening of the show.

See Films For Free

Deadline: Ongoing

We’re recruiting new volunteer stewards, and are looking for enthusiastic people who love film and enjoy working in a customer focused environment.

Shifts are available for every cinema screening, and include collecting tickets on the door, assisting with the smooth running of Studio 74 during screenings, looking after the safety and comfort of our customers and advocating Exeter Phoenix facilities and events.


Become an Exeter Phoenix Gallery Invigilator

Deadline: ongoing

Are you are looking to gain experience in a contemporary arts environment, and immerse yourself in the Exeter art scene?

We are looking for people to assist in invigilating our main gallery on Saturday afternoons, talking to visitors, ensuring the safety of the artwork and helping collect comments.


See Events For Free

Deadline: Ongoing

Are you are looking to gain experience in a professional arts environment, and see a whole host of live music along the way?

We are looking for people to assist in the smooth running of our music gigs, looking after the safety and comfort of our customers and helping to promote Exeter Phoenix facilities and events. If you are enthusiastic, enjoy working in a customer focused environment and excited by our program this could be for you.


Exhibiting Opportunities

Deadline: ongoing

Gallery333: Gallery333 is a dedicated space to exhibit small, contemporary art installations. It is an intimate ‘window’ gallery space with a secure glass door situated in a busy location within the building. Dimensions are 125cm high x 74cm wide x 36cm deep.

Café Gallery: Our busy café bar offers a great platform for visual artists based in the South West to exhibit and sell their work. Suitable for 2D artworks with max.  dimensions of approx. 1m. We are looking for a range of contemporary practice including challenging and experimental work.

Submissions should be by email with images or web link attached along with an outline proposal, statement and CV if applicable


Creative Opportunities Elsewhere

Become a Reviewer with the reviews hub

Deadline: Ongoing

The Reviews Hub is currently looking to expand the review team in Exeter and the South West.The Reviews Hub is a nation-wide theatre review website offering comprehensive coverage of regional theatre in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the review team. Get in touch for more information.