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We are currently recruiting for the 2021 Unlimited Traineeship.

Unlimited Traineeship 2021

Two fixed-term 12 month, full-time positions (January 2021-December 2021).

Deadline: 5pm, 12 November 2020. Interviews will take place 19-20 November.

Salary: £19,565

Unlimited is an arts commissioning programme that aims to embed work by disabled artists within the UK and international cultural sectors, reach new audiences and shift perceptions of disabled people, co-delivered by Artsadmin and Shape Arts.

These traineeships aim to address the lack of disabled arts professionals in the cultural sector and are only open to candidates who identify as disabled people. Unlimited use an inclusive definition of disability based on the Social Model approach, if you identify with this or have experienced access barriers, we invite you to apply.

About the Traineeship

We are looking for two new trainees to join the team from January 2021. One trainee will work at Shape Arts, based in Peckham, and one at Artsadmin, based in Aldgate East, although both roles may start with remote working in the first few months. These are full time positions aimed at disabled people wanting to start their careers in the art sector working across a wide range of areas: working with artists, on events, on marketing and communications and more. They will join the programme at an exciting time, as we award over half a million pounds in awards and continue our transition into an independent organisation.

Download the application information (Word | PDF | Audio)

Read the blog post on this opportunity

Apply via Submittable

If you have any issues please email or phone 07506 679968. If you do not receive an email to notify you that your application form has been submitted from us within two days, please contact us to ensure we have your application.

If you require access support to fill out this application please email by Friday 6 November 2020.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Jo Verrent,

Our anti-racist work on recruitment and retention

We are a friendly team comprising around 30 people where everyone’s contribution is valued. However, we acknowledge both that Artsadmin is currently a majority white organisation and our need to become an organisation that reflects the diversity of the country around us. As a result, we are currently developing an anti-racist strategy as part of a commitment and ongoing process to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. For recruitment, we are committed to ensuring that there is:

  • A person of colour on the interview panel
  • A chance to meet some of the team at interview stage to give insight into the organisational culture, as well as a chance to ask questions outside the interview

Once in the role, any successful candidate who is a person of colour will have access to an external coach or mentor to provide support in a majority white community. This support will be paid for by Artsadmin.

If you have any questions please email This email account is regularly checked.

Access support

Access support is available for all applications, including alternative formats and tailored support. If, for access reasons, you’d prefer to meet one of our team to talk through these guidelines or would like to submit your application in another format like video, please contact or call 020 7247 5102.

Equal opportunities

Artsadmin is an equal opportunities employer, and positively encourages applications from groups currently underrepresented irrespective of gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability or age.

This applies whether in relation to terms of employment, conditions of service or opportunities for training. Individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities and no one is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

London Living Wage

Artsadmin pays a minimum of London Living Wage.