apprenticeships at arts council england

We champion, develop and invest in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. We support activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections.

Between 2018 and 2022, we will invest £1.45 billion of public money from government and an estimated £860 million from the National Lottery to help create these experiences for as many people as possible across the country.

We employ more than 500 people in nine offices across England. We believe that our staff should represent the communities, organisations and individuals that we work with and support. We want people from all walks of life to contribute to our work and share their experience, expertise and passion.

We believe in developing your skills and talents – and we promise we’ll continue to invest in your learning and professional development. This includes covering the cost of qualifications, in-house and external training, conferences, e-learning and more.

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WHY WORK WITH Arts council england?

  • Excellent benefits – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, travel loans and cycle scheme
  • Discounts at high-street retailers
  • Join an established network of apprentices who support each other
  • We offer flexible working
  • We are focused on learning and development to support future career aspirations
  • We celebrate diversity
  • Competitive salaries for apprentices
  • Ticket fund for employees to attend Arts Council-backed arts and culture events.

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You don’t have to be an artist to work at the Arts Council. You might be interested in marketing, customer service, grant management, finance or HR.

You’ll be paid a fair wage while gaining skills, knowledge and experience to help you in your career. You’ll also have the chance to learn and develop through training, conferences and other opportunities – that’s why we’ve been awarded an Investors in People Gold award.

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